Posts Tagged ‘Park Slope history’

House Tour 2017

House Tour 2017 Beautiful Park Slope homes will be on view Sunday May 21 from 12 noon through 5 pm. read more >>
  • Posted on Mar 19, 2017 by pscc

House Tour 2014

House Tour 2014 Homes throughout Park Slope will be on view Sunday May 18 from 12 noon through 5:30 pm. read more >>
  • Posted on Mar 12, 2014 by pscc

Civic Council Pushes for Pacific Street Library

Civic Council Pushes for Pacific Street Library The Civic Council has passed a resolution urging the preservation of the Pacific Street branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, which may soon be closed and its resources located to a new branch. read more >>
  • Posted on Mar 12, 2013 by pscc

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 >>
  • Posted on 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 >>
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Ortner, Leading Park Slope Preservationist, Passes Away

Ortner, Leading Park Slope Preservationist, Passes Away Everett Ortner, one of the most influential leaders of the revival of Park Slope since the 1960s to the vibrant community it is today, passed away on May 22. He was 92. read more >>
  • Posted on May 31, 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 >>
  • Posted on May 17, 2012 by pscc

Explore Park Slope’s Inner Beauty

Explore Park Slope’s Inner Beauty The 2012 edition of the Park Slope House Tour will give you a chance to see the architectural beauty that awaits inside the North Slope’s historic homes. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

It’s Official: South Slope Is Now Historic

It’s Official: South Slope Is Now Historic The Landmarks Preservation Commission has voted to approve an expansion of the Park Slope Historic District, making it one of the largest such zones in the city. read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 26, 2012 by pscc

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope When Irene LoRe opened the restaurant Aunt Suzie’s almost three decades ago on Fifth Avenue, the street was not nearly as fashionable as it is today read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc