Thanks to a zoning amendment that the company championed, JetBlue has installed signage on top of its new corporate headquarters at the historic LEED Silver Brewster Building in Long Island City.
The idea behind the LEED Silver-hopeful Flushing Commons development in Queens was to “revitalize” the borough. Instead, it’s united many residents in opposition.
Brooklyn Grange is going to be a one-acre working farm on a rooftop in Long Island City, once it gets its paperwork straightened out. It’s also a quandary for green-leaning folks.
Brooklyn residents are pushing for action from the NYCDEP to clean up Newtown Creek, the East River branch that separates Brooklyn from Queens just south of Long Island City.
Green Roofs, Cool CitiesUploaded by RiverWired I wrote about how Queens is leading the charge to green New York City’s rooftops earlier this year, so I’m pleased to see that Vanessa Rae and the folks at RiverWired’s weekly Pulse video podcast have put together a terrific production about Gotham’s green roofs focused primarily around the […]
While (some of us anxiously) wait and see if the Mets’ CitiField will join the new ballpark in Washington for the Nationals in seeking LEED certification, a variety of other ambitious green projects are either underway or in the works over in Queens. The Queens Botanical Garden The first, the Queens Botantical Garden’s Sustainable Landscapes […]