The Park Slope Civic Council is a publicly supported, tax-exempt organization with a membership of more than 700 families. The approximately 30 Trustees are drawn from this membership. Organized as the South Brooklyn Board of Trade in 1896, the Council is one of the oldest civic associations in Brooklyn. Some present and past scenes from our neighborhood appear on this page.
The Park Slope Civic Council is a publicly supported, tax-exempt organization comprised of community volunteers who serve as Trustees for the general membership of approximately 700 families. Organized as the South Brooklyn Board of Trade in 1896, the Council is one of the oldest civic associations in Brooklyn.
The Civic Council’s mission is to:
- Identify and address quality-of-life issues that are important to the community
- Create and support projects geared to improving and protecting the neighborhood
- Assist in the funding of local non-profit organizations that benefit those living and working in Park Slope, through funds raised by the Annual Park Slope Civic Council House Tour.
The Trustees of the Civic Council meet at New York Methodist Hospital at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month, from September to June. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Please enter the Carrington Pavilion on 6th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues and ask at the desk for the room location.
The Civic Council publishes Civic News, a monthly newsletter, and works closely with the Park Slope Chamber of Commerce, Community Board 6 and other Park Slope organizations.
Find out more: www.parkslopeciviccouncil.org.
Become a member
Park Slope Civic Council
357 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 832 8227