Green Gowanus Arts Venue, $2B in Wind Power from Iberdrola, & Affordable Geothermal-Powered White Plains Condos

gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of August 31, 2008, including a new 6200-square-foot green arts venue in Gowanus called Littlefield, approval from Albany for Spanish energy giant Iberdrola to invest $2 billion in Upstate wind power, groundbreaking in White Plains on an affordable condo development that will feature geothermal power, and photos released of the lobby at Rafael Vinoly’s LEED Silver hopeful Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

  • New York City to raze Yankee Stadium piece by piece.
  • Affordable Minerva Place condo development breaks ground in White Plains and will feature geothermal system.
  • Construction accident takes place at Milstein’s Battery Park City green condo development on sites 23/24.
  • Spanish energy giant Iberdrola gets approval from Albany to invest $2 billion in wind power across New York State.
  • Photo released of lobby at Rafael Vinoly-designed Brooklyn Children’s Museum, which is seeking LEED Silver.
  • LEED Gold 7 World Trade Center: the disappearing skyscraper.
  • Green arts venue called Littlefield set for Gowanus.
  • New website offers map showing undergound environmental hazards across New York State.

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