It appears the fight is over. The State University of New York has sold LICH hospital on Henry at Amity to developers Fortis Property Group for $240 million. If all gets approved, NYU Langone Medical Center will build an ambulatory care center at the site, and the rest will be condominiums.
It’s been a long long battle — community groups and local politician yelled loudly against the closure of LICH. But it seems only a few state approvals are pending.
Read more at The Brooklyn Eagle.
My question — will the city or state require the developers to put up any money to build schools and expand our water and sewer system, already stretched to a stinky stinky degree at the Gowanus Canal??