Park Slope history

Remembering Everett Ortner

Remembering Everett Ortner Everett Ortner, who passed away in May, was one of the most influential leaders of the revival of Park Slope and of older urban areas across the country. His efforts to bring about this dramatic change touched the lives of many. Here we present a few of their memories. read more >>
  • Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Preserve and Protect

Preserve and Protect “In my 30 years of living in Park Slope, one of the days I will long remember is April 17, 2012 — the day the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to add more than 600 buildings in the South Slope to the Park Slope Historic District.” read more >>
  • Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

J.J. Byrne Playground, Now Open for Fun

J.J. Byrne Playground, Now Open for Fun In an event that celebrated a playground reborn and Park Slope’s Revolutionary history, local leaders — many of whom were dressed as members of the Continental Army — cut the ribbon for the renovated J.J. Byrne Playground. read more >>
  • May 17, 2012 by pscc