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Extended LICH Demolition Hours Irk Cobble Hill Residents

The Eagle’s Mary Frost reports that developer Fortis Group has secured “after hours variances” from the City’s Department of Buildings that allow “late-evening and early weekend construction at 339 Hicks St[reet]”, part of the campus of the former Long Island College Hospital. Nearby residents have complained about construction noise during these hours, and, they say, […]

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Planned Building at 30 Henry Will Have a Waterfall

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today on plans by the Fortis Group for the paper’s former headquarters at 30 Henry Street. In its original piece about a proposed condo on there, the paper reported that the new building would be 65 feet high, 15 feet over what is allowed in our landmark district. However, the BHA’s […]

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BHA’s Stanton: Eagle’s Report Wrong on 30 Henry Condo Height

Brooklyn Heights Association Executive Director Judy Stanton sent us a dispatch this morning about construction plans for 30 Henry Street. The site has been sold by its owners, the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper, to DUMBO based developers the Fortis Group. The Eagle’s own report on the sale claims that Fortis plans to build a 65 foot, […]

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Brooklyn Eagle HQ Sale – Flying Too High?

The Brooklyn Eagle’s headquarters at 30 Henry Street has been sold to the Fortis Group. They are reportedly determined to replace it with a 65 foot, 6 story condo structure, 15 feet higher than currently allowed in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. This is a curious farewell to Brooklyn Heights for the Eagle. They also […]

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