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EXCLUSIVE PICS: Inside Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Gold Skyscraper

Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On April 30, 2011 @ 6:00 pm In Architecture,Features,New York City | No Comments

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While we write about innovative green buildings [2] every day on Inhabitat, as New Yorkers [3], being located right in the heart of New York City [3] affords us the opportunity to see firsthand many of the most impressive green buildings that have been popping up all around our fair city [3]. The Hearst Tower [1]by Foster + Partners [4] has long been one of our favorites momuments to green design inspiration [5] since it opened in 2006 — it was the city’s very first LEED-certified skyscraper [1]. So you can imagine our delight when we were invited to take a private tour of the iconic Norman Foster [4] building – hit the jump to browse through our exclusive photos [1] and take your own insider tour through this beautiful green skyscraper.


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[2] green buildings: http://inhabitat.com/tag/green-building/

[3] New Yorkers: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/

[4] Foster + Partners: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=%22Foster+%2B+Partners%22

[5] green design inspiration: http://inhabitat.com/tag/green-design/

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