- Frank Gehry out as architect for LEED Silver hopeful theater at BAM Cultural District in Fort Greene
- Vinoly’s Brooklyn Children’s Museum on track to open up this fall, achieve LEED Silver
- Borough president James Molinaro calls for wind power at Fresh Kills landfill in Staten Island
- Macklowe, Tishman top out LEED Gold hopeful 510 Madison Avenue
- In pursuit of LEED Gold, first panes of glass installed at 11 Times Square
Gehry Out at BAM, 510 Madison Tops Out, Wind Farm at Fresh Kills, & Glass on 11 Times Square
gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of August 17, 2008, including Frank Gehry withdrawing (or perhaps not) from the Theater for a New Audience project at the BAM Cultural District in Fort Greene, the recent topping out of Macklowe Properties’ LEED Gold hopeful 510 Madison Avenue, a proposal for a wind farm on the Fresh Kills landfill in Staten Island, and the energy-efficient glass skin of SJP Properties’ 11 Times Square- also pursuing a LEED Gold rating- beginning to take shape above Eighth Avenue.
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