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Construction Tour: River Park

Façade installation is underway at 5 River Park, part of the second phase in a three-phase, seven-building master plan from developer Fortis Property Group for the site of the former Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.

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Curbed New York
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Curbed New York

New development is occurring at a breakneck pace throughout New York City, and while much of it is happening on the individual level, a not-inconsequential portion of it is also lumped into megaprojects rising all over the five boroughs.

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Check Out These Cool NYC Hot Spots With Their Own Recording Studios

5 River Park, the first new building in this Brooklyn megaproject, has over 20,000 square feet of amenities for only 25 residences, ensuring that you will rarely be fighting for time at their immersive music room and performance stage. Or maybe building neighbor Norah Jones could stop by for a quick lesson. River Park, located near the waterfront in Cobble Hill, is also close to the Brooklyn Academy of Music and surrounded by live music venues.

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The New York Times
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Views of the B.Q.E. and Beyond

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.

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The New York Times
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Terraces to Look At and Linger On

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.

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The Real Deal

Watch out Brooklyn: The megamansions are coming,

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.

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Curbed

First look at Cobble Hill’s 400-foot tower at LICH redevelopment River Park

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.

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The New York Times

Staging a Construction Site with Luxury Furniture

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.

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Curbed

At Brooklyn's former LICH site, a sales gallery for its future as 'River Park

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.

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City Biz List

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.

City Realty

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.

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SEE: First Condos At Old LICH Site Go Up For Sale

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.

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Curbed

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.