Land Marks Extension Update
In December, our landmarks meeting was attended by over 75
people. Almost 50 signed the petition in support of the extension which would
include all of Pacific Street, Atlantic Avenue and State Street from Hoyt
Street to Nevins Street. The Community Board urged us to include the second
extension down to Warren Street from Bond to Nevins. To see the presentation click here to download.
We've moved forward: Council Member Steve Levin and
Community Board 2 recently endorsed this initiative and we've filed with the
Landmarks Preservation Commission.
NOW WE NEED YOU to help us move forward again.
"Expand the Boerum Hill Land Mark District, NOW!"
Will you join me in supporting this issue? click here to sign on to our petition.
Help us preserve more of Boerum Hill!
The Boerum Hill Association is a volunteer organization of residents of Boerum Hill. We seek to preserve and enhance the unique qualities of our neighborhood through advocacy, education and community building.
Boerum Hill is a tree-lined community that extends from the south side of Schermerhorn Street to the north side of Warren Street and from the east side of Court Street to the west side of Fourth Avenue.
We want to bring neighbors together and improve our neighborhood. Some of our initiatives include:
- Community events such as the Annual PotLuck Holiday Party and the House Tour
- Greening and neighborhood beautification
- Improving parks and playgrounds
- Quality of life improvements - public safety, noise, sanitation and more
- Traffic calming, transportation and parking
- Land marks and zoning
- Intelligent development
Our sister organization, the Hoyt Street Association is renowned for its Annual Plant Sale. The proceeds raised support the Hoyt Street Garden (corner of Hoyt Street and Atlantic Avenue), shredding Days, tree planting, painting over graffiti, Community Funding grants, and other beautifying activities for the neighborhood. The popular “Free Stories in the Garden”, takes place Tuesday evenings beginning late June through the end of July. Scheduled volunteer readers take turns at the microphone to read stories to the children (and grown-ups, too). Free lemonade and cookies are provided to all.