Now that a judge has finalized the sale of Cobble Hill’s Long Island College Hospital to Fortis Property Group, the developer has wasted no time in filing plans for a new emergency center. New building applications surfaced on Friday for a new five-story medical building at 70 Atlantic Avenue, on the corner of Hicks Street.
JMH Development and Madison Estates just won Landmarks approval to transform the Brooklyn Heights Cinema into apartments, but their first project to rise in a historic district was the Townhouses of Cobble Hill, at 110-126 Congress Street. The development’s five new townhouses are inching toward completion, and renovations seem to have finished at the four 19th century Greek Revival homes.
Fortis Property Group is moving forward with their plans to convert Long Island College Hospital’s Cobble Hill buildings to residential, and now they’ve filed an application to renovate the landmarked Polhemus Building at 350 Henry Street into apartments.
Fortis Property Group, the owner of the Long Island College Hospital complex at 339 Hicks Street, in Cobble Hill, has proposed redeveloping the properties into 820 residential units, retail, and a medical treatment center, per Curbed. The 1 million square-foot-plus project includes 16-, 20-, 30- and 40-story towers, as well as seven new townhouses, and would require ULURP approval. A large amount of park space is also included, and FXFOWLE is designing.
A new building will probably go up on the vacant lot at the corner of Congress and Court Streets (and the end of Bergen Street) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. But it won’t be the design…