Tour the Grand Institutions of Clinton Hill with HDC!

Grand Institutions of Clinton Hill Wednesday July 27, 2011, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Limited to 25 people $100/$75 Friends of HDC Travel to an era of opulence and craft in three of Clinton Hill’s turn-of-the-century structures. The Historic Districts Council will lead a tour of Our Lady Queen of All Saints, a soaring century-old parish church. […]

Clinton Hill & Wallabout House Tour This Weekend!

Sunday, May 1stNoon to 5pm Queen of All Saints 300 Vanderbilt Avenue Come experience the beauty and history of one of Brooklyn’s premier landmark neighborhoods at this year’s Clinton Hill House Tour. Stroll along the tree-lined streets to see a stunning variety of architectural styles and take advantage of the rare opportunity to see the […]

Brownstoner Puts Together the Pieces

From Brownstoner: A mash-up of the Fort Greene & Clinton Hill District Expansion proposals. Include the Wallabout proposal ( and you’ve got a lot of this section of northern Brooklyn which is surveyed but still unprotected. The three proposals have a lot in common – in a good way. All three of these surveys […]

It's about whether the application is Appropriate; not if it's "nice"

Tillie’s seeks mural supportBy Dana RubinsteinThe Brooklyn Paper If a Clinton Hill muralist and a local coffee shop owner can convince preservationists of the merit of their idea, the maroon-colored wall of Tillie’s fronting on Vanderbilt Avenue will bear a multi-colored map of the neighborhood, on which residents will be able to paint dots indicating […]

Fort Greene & Clinton Hill Downzoned but Some Projects Slip Through

From the Downtown Brooklyn Star Downzoned, But Still on the UpriseDateline : Thursday, August 02, 2007By Shane Miller The city may have voted to downzone portions of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill last week to preserve its low-rise character, but that doesn’t mean that some major high-rise development won’t be going ahead as planned. Last […]

City Planning Passes Jamaica & Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Rezoning

City Advances Widescale RezoningBY Special to the SunJuly 12, 2007URL: The City Planning Commission passed two sweeping rezoning plans yesterday in an effort to curb out of scale development on residential streets of three neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens. Plans for the a 368-block section of Jamaica, Queens and a 99-block section of Brooklyn’s […]

Happenings in Clinton Hill

Society for Clinton Hill May General MeetingWednesday, May 16, 2007, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., (refreshments at 7:00, meeting 7:30)St. Luke’s Church, Parish House, Washington Ave. (DeKalb/Willoughby) AGENDA7:30 House Tour Report – Jim Barnes & Linda Scher. (A great success that broke all previous records!)7:35 Clinton Irving Jones: Brooklyn in 1900, by David Sokosh, Photographer Jones […]

News From Clinton Hill, Rezoning Certified & House Tour Tickets on sale

R6b Zoning Proposal Moves Ahead: The proposal to change the zoning from R6 to R6b in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene was “certified” by the NYC Planning Commission at its Review Session on Monday, April 23, 2007. This is a very positive and important step in this community effort to provide additional protection to our […]

Fort Greene & Clinton Hill Band Together for Preservation Push

From The Brooklyn Paper A ‘historic’ effortBy Dana Rubinstein Fort Greene and Clinton Hill activists are pulling out all the stops to protect the “character” of their rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods. On top of a highly anticipated downzoning — now in its final stages of approval — the Fort Greene Association and the Society for Clinton […]

Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Rezoning Details Discussed

From Brownstoner: by Brownstoner at March 20, 2007 8:57 AM City Planning chief Amanda Burden showed up at Polytechnic University last Wednesday night introduce some long-awaited details about the re-zoning of Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. Similar in concept to what happened in Park Slope, the plan is to down-zone the interior blocks while […]