With the windows open at the Cobble Hill House, the sound of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, which the new condo building overlooks, is — delicately put — a constant roar. But close the triple-glazed, parlor-style windows and the condo units at 78 Amity Street, at the corner of Hicks Street, transform into quiet, light-filled spacious homes with fantastic East River views, just beyond the expressway.Continue Reading
Fortis Property Group launches sales of 25-unit 5 River Park; Designed by Romines; part of $1 billion River Park plan
Fortis Property Group, LLC has launched the second phase of the River Park master plan, a $1 billion transformation of the former Long Island College Hospital site, one of the largest transformations since the unveiling of Hudson Yards.Continue Reading
Low walls edging apartment terraces will undulate across the facade of 1 River Park, a 15-story condominium tower that will rise in Cobble Hill. At the building’s corners, where the walls will swoop and curve as they round the bend, some of the terraces will expand to 300 square feet, ample room for a gathering of lounge chairs and a small crowd.Continue Reading
A 11,000-square-foot mansion in Cobble Hill’s River Park development just hit the market for $12.5 million. With a private theater, outdoor kitchen, four bedrooms and a rooftop lounge, the megamansion is distinct from the condos and townhouses that have been previously announced as part of the development.Continue Reading
The first components of River Park—or the Megaproject Formerly Known as Long Island College Hospital—have been slowly but surely coming together in Cobble Hill. The landmarked Polhemus building, on the corner of Henry and Amity streets, is in the process of being converted into condos; next door, eight ground-up townhouses (known as the Polhemus Townhouses) are on the rise.Continue Reading
How do you sell a $7 million townhouse that’s still under construction? Find a sofa that complements concrete. At least that was the solution adopted by the Fortis Property Group, the developer of six new townhouses in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn that were first listed in April. Fortis filled one of the unfinished concrete shells with luxury furniture a few weeks ago and threw a party.Continue Reading
The Cobble Hill megaproject has unveiled a sales gallery for its first pricey residences. The project reached a milestone earlier this year when the first listings for its residences—several condos within the landmarked Polhemus Building, along with two townhouses on Amity Street—hit the market. And now, Fortis has unveiled a sales gallery (located within one of the old LICH buildings) that offers prospective buyers a peek at what to expect from the contentious megaproject.Continue Reading
The townhouse at 98 Amity Street is part of the erstwhile Long Island College Hospital development, which was recently rechristened River Park. This particular 20-foot-wide townhouse is part of a grouping of eight houses, rising next to the landmarked Polhemus Building on Amity Street.Continue Reading
Fortis Property Group’s River Park — a nearly 1 million-square-foot, seven-building redevelopment of the former Long Island College Hospital site in Cobble Hill — just launched sales for its first phase, which includes the Polhemus Residences and the Polhemus Townhouses.Continue Reading
There are currently 17 units available now in the historic Polhemus Building, which was part of the hospital, as well as six brand new townhouses. Further down the line the project is set to include at least three new structures, including an 18-story building.Continue Reading
The nearly 1-million square foot redevelopment for Cobble Hill’s 156-year-old LICH site is now called River Park and is being billed by Fortis as the city’s largest project since Hudson Yards, according to details the developer released Monday.Continue Reading
Fortis Property Group on Monday revealed some more details about further development at the sprawling site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill.Continue Reading
The first wave of sales has begun at the newly redeveloped site of a former Brooklyn hospital, now dubbed River Park, the largest redevelopment project in New York City since Manhattan’s Hudson Yards.Continue Reading
Fortis Property Group Introduces River Park, Brooklyn, Revealing Details Of Lich Masterplan Redevelopment
Fortis Property Group, LLC (Fortis) today unveils redevelopment plans for one of the largest projects coming to New York City since the launch of Hudson Yards. The Brooklyn-based developer is transforming the former Long Island College Hospital site, situated in the heart of Cobble Hill, now called River Park.
First Listings of Cobble Hill's Stately Polhemus Residences Now Online
The Polhemus building’s next chapter is now being written by Fortis Property Group who purchased the LICH complex for $240 million in 2015. With the context-sensitive designers at BKSK Architects in charge of the interiors, seventeen exquisitely-crafted residences and a full-service amenity package will complement a restored exterior.
The six-building, eight-townhouse project, newly branded as River Park, has taken a major step forward. This month, the development began marketing its first batch of homes, a mixture of condo units tucked inside the historic hospital building and the eight new townhouses.Continue Reading
The first luxury condos to be built on the former site of the Long Island College Hospital have hit the market, giving neighbors their first look inside the apartments that will rise over the site, which was shuttered in 2013. Three condos in the landmarked Polhemus Building, on the corner of Amity and Henry Street, were recently listed for sale, along with two townhouses next door on Amity Street.Continue Reading
Brooklyn's former LICH campus, now River Park, reveals its first listings
The redevelopment of Cobble Hill’s Long Island College Hospital passed a tipping point in late March, when the campus was rebranded as River Park. The first big rollout under that rebranding happened this morning, when a number of condos in the historic Polhemus Building, along with two of the new Polhemus Townhouses, hit the market.
Now that the redevelopment of the Long Island College Hospital campus in Cobble Hill is moving forward, the project has reached its next, perhaps inevitable phase: rebranding. The Brooklyn megaproject-to-be has colloquially been known by the hospital’s acronym, LICH, since what seems like forever; but now, it’s getting a new moniker, River Park.Continue Reading