MAKING LIVING IN OUR HISTORIC AREA BETTER TOGETHER
We need a block association to organize together as neighbors and give us collective power with local officials and politicians. We need an organization to protect our quality of life long-term on the blocks between Plaza Street East and Washington Avenue along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.
Our mission (Full by-laws)
A. To promote the safety and general welfare of the block’s residents and buildings;
B. To preserve and improve the quality of life of our immediate community;
C. To jointly seek solutions to the community problems.
Eastern Parkway is a National Scenic Landmark but the buildings along the parkway are not landmarked. Creating a historic district would prevent demolition of existing buildings, the addition of stories to existing buildings, or crude changes that would reduce the appearance of the neighborhood and the value of other buildings. This is happening increasingly on many blocks including Washington Ave between Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place.
We joined forces with the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) to create the Prospect Heights Apartment House District (PHAHD).
Read the latest research about the Building Condition and District Integrity that has been done jointly by CuRBA and PHNDC. The report explains that our proposed district displays “levels of integrity that are comparable to those found in apartment house districts that have been designated by the Landmarks PreservationCommission in recent years”
Get involved and Join the Historic District Committee