Gallery: 101 Warren Street Has 101 Pine Trees Growing On Its Roof

 
You may have walked by this building in Tribeca, NY a thousand times and even been in the Barnes & Noble or the Whole Foods there, but did you know about the forest on its rooftop? Defined by this cool green feature, 101 Warren Street is a two story retail podium mixed with a 35-story residential tower designed by firm SOM. Thomas Balsley Associates designed the 101 pine-tree forest, which residents and surrounding buildings can look down upon. The urban forest is thought to be a one of a kind project and residents can walk amidst the pines and enjoy the serenity in the heart of Manhattan.

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  1. lazyreader January 11, 2011 at 7:45 am

    Wouldn’t deciduous trees be better, no sticky sap, no pine needles, or fewer bugs?

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