The architectural character of two Brooklyn neighborhoods is getting attention, thanks to the Historic Districts Council.
Three projects in Park Slope earned Evelyn and Everett Ortner Preservation Awards for outstanding efforts to preserve the architectural heritage of the community.
The arrival of spring brings the annual Park Slope House Tour and a chance to feast your eyes on some of the neighborhood's architectural treasures.
The Park Slope Civic Council will kick off the house tour season in Brooklyn with the 59th Annual Park Slope House Tour next month.
Winners have been announced for the Evelyn and Everett Ortner Preservation Awards, given annually to projects in Park Slope.
Spring brings the return of Brooklyn house tours, and the 58th annual Park Slope House tour happens May 21.
The Park Slope Civic Council announced it is accepting applications for grants to be awarded to community groups for projects in arts, education, youth programs, and civic improvements. The application is open to any nonprofit or noncommerical organization looking to do some good in Park Slope. Grants range from $500 or $2,000. Past awards have been used to fund music and performing arts series, neighborhood parks and gardens, food banks, and local after-school initiatives. The application deadline is soon – November 5th – and grants will be awarded in early 2012. More information on the program lives here, you can also email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo of the Douglas Greene Park via; Friends of Douglass/Greene Park were awarded a grant this year for a skateboard instructor and awards at their springtime event.