On Tuesday, Fortis Property Group received the Landmarks Preservation Commission's approval — with some modifications — for its condo-conversion plan for the Polhemus Memorial Clinic, a former LICH building. Rendering by BKSK Architects via the Landmarks Preservation Commission

The ink is barely dry on LICH sale-closing documents — but condo-construction planning is already moving forward. Fortis Property Group, which just purchased Long Island College Hospital’s Cobble Hill complex for $240 million, showed off its residential-conversion plans for a prime former LICH building on Tuesday. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), to which the Read More →

Fortis Property Group has officially closed on the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site. Shown above: An overview of the “ULURP version” of the planned development. Rendering courtesy of Williams New York

After a wrenching multi-year legal battle and amid ongoing community discontent, Fortis Property Group has officially closed on the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). “Today’s closing marks an important step forward,” Fortis spokesperson James Yolles told the Brooklyn Eagle on Friday. “We look forward to refining our redevelopment plans over the next couple of months Read More →

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Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, NYS Senator Daniel Squadron, NYS Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Member Stephen Levin, Brooklyn Community Board 6, and the Cobble Hill Association issued the following statement regarding the future of the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) Site: “Local elected officials, Community Board 6, and the Cobble Hill Read More →