The Kushner Companies and Los Angeles-based CIM Group recently closed on the $50 million acquisition of 200 Lafayette Street and will reposition the historic 7-story property as a Class A, LEED-certified SoHo office building.
REI’s new 35,000-square-foot SoHo store is the Washington-based outdoor clothing chain’s first in New York City and one of the most interesting and accessible green building projects that you’ll come across anywhere in Manhattan- even if you’re not the hiking, biking, or climbing type.
Morris Adjmi Architects has received approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a 6-story retail and office addition to a historic Depression-era warehouse in the Meatpacking District.
How does Carnegie Hall plan to reach LEED Silver status? Practice, practice, practice. (Well, that and an ambitious green retrofit)
Steelworks Lofts, an adaptive reuse project in Williamsburg, is out of limbo. It has new developers, a new identity as a rental building… but what about its former sustainability?
With comparatively cheap and comparatively green hydroelectric power keeping the lights on and water flowing, and low demand keeping real estate prices low, the stage is pretty well set for Buffalo to enjoy a bloom in green industry.
HHG has restored four historic pre-Victorian townhomes and kitted them out with Energy Star windows and appliances and energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, while their 18-unit Cracker Factory lofts inhabit the circa-1896 Exton Bakery building in which the familiar “oyster cracker” originated.
Using former industrial buildings as new manufacturing ventures or adapting them for other uses are just two ways that New York City is exploring how these structures can serve a 21st century economy.
Preservation Vision: NYC hopes to shape the conversation about the future of New York City’s historic structures.
An affordable housing development on Staten Island’s north shore is one of the country’s top ten eco-friendly neighborhoods.