News and History on The LICH Controversy.
Aug 19, 2016 cobble hill,cobble hill towers,condos,lich,long island college hospital,mayor bill deblasio,protests
Since the Long Island College Hospital announced it would be closing a couple of years back there has been controversy. Between the loss of jobs and the neighborhood losing an important health care facility many folks were upset and came together to protest against the closure. Then came the sale and announcement that towering condos would be developed in this spot. More protests. the latest is an investigation into Bill De’Blasio’s role in the sale of LICH. This DNA article explains it all and goes back to tell the story of LICH point by point. Definitely worth the read.