Forest Hills Celebrities

The Rego-Forest Preservation Council cordially invites you to –PROMINENT PEOPLE OF FOREST HILLSWhen: Saturday November 3rd @ 3:30PMWhere: Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71st Ave.In celebration of the Forest Hills Library’s 50th anniversary, please join neighborhood historian, Cheryl Cuddeback, for a presentation on neighborhood notables. Can you guess who they are?For more information visit call 718-268-7934

Preserving Rego Park and Forest Hills

Summary of Rego-Forest Preservation Council meeting with Community Board 6 Historical Committee: Mon, Aug 20In the Community Board 6 District Office (73-05 Yellowstone Blvd), around 15 dedicated historic preservationists sat and shared their vision for the future of Forest Hills and Rego Park. Members of Rego-Forest Preservation Council, which serves Rego Park and Forest Hills, […]

Forest Hills' Rezoning Gains Community Board Approval

From the Queens ChronicleForest Hills Rezone Proposal Gets CB 6’s Unanimous Nodby Colin Gustafson, Assistant Editor Homeowners in southern Forest Hills moved one step closer last week to seeing their quiet residential enclave rezoned to protect its lower-density character amid a surge of new real-estate development. Last week, Community Board 6 unanimously approved a city […]

Forest Hills' Rowhouses need an angel

From the Daily News Forest Hills’ oldest homes need a savior BY NICHOLAS HIRSHONTuesday, July 31st 2007, 4:00 AM Rejected in its bid to landmark the oldest houses in Forest Hills, a group of Queens preservationists has offered to find a buyer who will save the for-sale structures from demolition. The Rego-Forest Preservation Council is […]

Forest Hills Rowhouses Landmark Request Falls Short

From the Queens Chronicle Commission Rejects Request To Landmark Forest Hills Siteby Alan Krawitz , Chronicle Contributor The fate of two century-old rowhouses in Forest Hills remains uncertain this week in the wake of the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s decision to reject them for landmark status. Preservationists fear that the specter of losing the cherished homes […]

Oldest Rowhouses in Forest Hills Threatened with Demolition

From the Daily News Forest Hills readies for rowConservationists want to save oldest housesBY NICHOLAS HIRSHON Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 7:39 PM Fearing a developer will knock down the oldest houses in Forest Hills, some ardent preservationists want the city to save the century-old structures before time runs out. Lining 72nd Ave. between Austin […]

Help Preserve the Oldest Forest Hills Rowhouses

From Michael Perlman [[email protected]] June 22, 2007 I am Michael Perlman, Chairman of the “Rego-Forest Preservation Council,” which advocates for the preservation of potential individual landmarks & potential historic districts, throughout Forest Hills & Rego Park, and proudly supports the efforts of other Queens neighborhoods. I would like to inform you of an effort that […]