The SUNY trustees hearing yesterday afternoon was surreal event featuring dull Powerpoint presentations from bureaucrats and circular conversations about the state’s rules for procurement. Worst of all anyone watching (in person or on the web) had that sinking feeling that LICH was about to become a developer’s playground — a 90 square foot “medical mall” surrounded by condos. Then the craziest thing happened, SUNY board chairman Carl McCall withdrew the plan.
SUNY Blinks: Tables Vote On LICH Condos
Just when you thought the Fat Lady was about to sing for LICH, SUNY tables its vote on selling off the hospital for condos and a "medical mall".
- SUNY’s proposal to sell LICH to a real estate developer is a betrayal of the community and will not stand. #SaveLICH http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/nyregion/redevelopment-plan-is-considered-for-long-island-college-hospital.html?smid=tw-share& …
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