Fourth Avenue

Lovgren Awards at Annual Meeting

Lovgren Awards at Annual Meeting Candace Woodward, Trustee, presented the Lovgren awards at the PSCC’s Annual Meeting June 2. Each year since 1979, the Park Slope Civic Council has honored people or organizations for their outstanding service to the community. The awards, one for a volunteer, and other for professional service, are named for George Lovgren, the Park Slope activist […] read more >>
  • Jun 24, 2022 by Judy Antell

Comments on Draft Gowanus Rezoning Plan

Comments on Draft Gowanus Rezoning Plan The Park Slope Civic Council (PSCC) believes that any new City zoning actions must respect the existing residents of the neighborhoods affected by the rezoning and enhance the social, cultural, economic and racial mix of the community. Please read our latest update here. read more >>
  • Feb 27, 2019 by Stephen Copek

PSCC in the news

PSCC in the news WNYC, in a series with a focus on what individuals can do re community-building, did an excellent piece on PSCC’s Forth on Fourth Committee. read more >>
  • Apr 27, 2017 by pscc

The Costs of Rezoning – A Cautionary Tale

The Costs of Rezoning – A Cautionary Tale As Brooklyn neighborhoods get rezoned, mom-and-pop businesses and longtime residents can become collateral damage. With the city mulling over a major rezoning in Gowanus, some locals there are turning to Fourth Avenue, rezoned in 2003, for lessons to learn from past mistakes. read more >>
  • Dec 20, 2016 by pscc

#4thAveYarnBomb is a colorful success

#4thAveYarnBomb is a colorful success It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood on October 10, when the bright autumnal weather was matched by an installation of multihued fabric art – created by knitters and crocheters from Park Slope, Gowanus and Boerum Hill – along the Fourth Avenue fence at the Washington Park, between Third and Fourth Streets. The installation […] read more >>
  • Oct 30, 2015 by pscc

Attention Passengers: The art is in the station!

Attention Passengers: The art is in the station! In mid-September commuters using the 4th Avenue/9th Street Station saw something very unusual. Behind the gates in eight of the ten new store front windows along 4th Avenue and 10th Street, the eagerly awaited temporary art installation, promised to the Civic Council during a station-focused public meeting in February 2015, appeared. The eight landscape scenes, […] read more >>
  • Sep 24, 2015 by pscc

Help brighten Fourth Avenue!

Help brighten Fourth Avenue! FOFA is partnering with Arts Gowanus, the Textile Arts Center and The Old Stone House in an exciting, fun and multi-generational ” Yarn Bomb” project this fall. Project workshops are scheduled for Thursday, September 17 and Thursday September 24, from 6:30 to 9 PM at the Textile Arts Center (505 Carroll Street). The yarn bomb […] read more >>
  • Sep 12, 2015 by pscc