In a letter to the Brooklyn Eagle, Peter Flemming, a Brooklyn Heights historic preservationist (who was instrumental in getting the area designated as a landmark district in the mid-1960s) said such a facility, "housed on the upper floors of LICH, would work perfectly to take advantage of the hospital downstairs, the network of practitioners in our neighborhoods, the Cobble Hill Health Center down the street, and the increasingly affluent residents all across the waterfront and Downtown Brooklyn."
Selling the facility to a real estate developer "would be a ludicrous waste of millions and millions of dollars spent building and rebuilding, and equipping and re-equipping this facility to be the state-of-the-art hospital it is," Flemming writes.
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