The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Recognition by the City's Landmarks Preservation Commission of the architectural significance of certain buildings or groups of buildings. Conveys protection from destruction or uncharacteristic alteration.

Make a contribution to preserve the Prospect Heights Apartment House District

Posted: October 12, 2017 - 12:09pm

Our campaign to preserve the Prospect Heights Apartment House District involves research, community outreach, and communications. Much work is being done by community volunteers, but we need your contribution to help us cover the cost of research and communications. 

Please click the button below to make a tax-deductible donation. All funds you contribute will be used exclusively to help preserve the architecture and character of southern Prospect Heights.

Brooklyn Public Library hosts October 15 event on history of southern Prospect Heights

Posted: October 2, 2017 - 9:51am

Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood may be known for its nineteenth century row houses, but it’s also home to one of Brooklyn’s first higher-density residential districts along Eastern Parkway. This collection of over 80 apartment houses represents a unique period in Brooklyn history when building patterns shifted and a new type of urban dwelling was built for a rising middle class. Built on land that had remained vacant for decades, these apartment houses attracted people who wanted to live near Brooklyn’s cultural center and Prospect Park, sought the advantages of apartment dwelling, and wanted rapid access to downtown Brooklyn and Manhattan.