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January 27, 2021
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LICH Will Be Condos, After All

By Lisa M. Collins

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??

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