Long Island College Hospital
The 15-story building at 5 River Park is home to 25 luxury apartments.
A new website also offers a glimpse at the megaproject’s forthcoming buildings.
The 11,000-square-foot mansion is positively enormous
See the next phase of development at the former LICH campus in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital has been closed since 2014, but there’s been no shortage of activity on the medical center’s former Cobble Hill campus since then.
Several condos in the historic Polhemus Building and two new townhouses have hit the market.
As developer Fortis Property Group moves forward with plans for the Boerum Hill megaproject, it’s revealed a new moniker for the development that’s a call-out to its location.
Relations have not warmed between Fortis and Cobble Hill residents as construction moves forward on the developer’s LICH megaproject.
A 28-story building will rise on Hicks Street near Atlantic Avenue
This news comes on the heels of the attorney general’s approval of the developer’s conversion of the Polhemus Building at 100 Amity, which will see the creation of 17 apartments.
The development firm preferred to proceed with the ULURP plan which would’ve allowed for low-income apartments, retail, and mixed-use space but has grown tired of the back-and-forth for rezoning.
While much of the LICH redevelopment is still mired in controversy, the landmarked Polhemus Building is in the midst of a condo conversion—get a first look at the townhouses rising near it, plus details on that development.
After months of failed negotiations and very little to no progress, opposing sides still aren't sure what stands for the fate of the LICH site.
The former owner of the hospital, the State University of New York has received a subpoena from U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office asking for all communication between the university and City Hall relating to the sale of LICH.
As of right Fortis can build less dense residential buildings. But with rezoning, the developers have promised to also provide affordable housing and a public school in return for more apartments.