What seemed like an early Christmas miracle come to Cobble Hill last week when SUNY Downstate succumbed to our community’s vigilant voices and withdrew its plan to convert Long Island College Hospital to condos. Our own local leader, Jeff Strabone, told the NY Times “This is a victory for community power.” For more on the story, read the full article and other associated links pasted below.
NY Times: SUNY withdraws development plan
Crain’s; SUNY tables LICH mall plan
Curbed: Condo Redevelopment Plan Halted For Brooklyn Hospital
The Real Deal: SUNY officials reject fortis hospital to condos plan