Gallery: Affordable Housing in The Bronx Goes Green at Via Verde by Gri...

The Bronx may have a bad rap for being the least healthiest county in New York State, but the NYC borough is also home to a thriving green industry. Not only are sustainable businesses popping up all over the place, but innovative green buildings are becoming more common, too. Grimshaw Architects is currently building Via Verde, an 18-story mixed-income development that is taking solar power innovation to the next level. The building will be outfitted with 300 solar panels placed in different vertical spaces on the structure, freeing up the rooftop for gorgeous green gardens.

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  1. lcat61 May 18, 2013 at 7:24 am

    My name is Linda Catlett, and I am exceedlingly delightet that Via Verde has decided to invest not only a beautiful property, but bringing “Green” into our neighborhood.

  2. daystar July 31, 2012 at 9:06 am

    I was born & raised in the bronx its a grat place to live and I am finally glad to see that the city reconize the bronx in its efforts to rebuild it. I am interested in an application for this building.

  3. ladylove June 26, 2012 at 11:59 am

    this building is a dream come true in the bronx wishing they call me already need to move very soon. i have my package of section8 and its about to end. if only they had a number to call. all i do is pray.thank u

  4. marivas June 23, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    It is a beautiful place to live in, am interesting in how to get an application.
    thank you

  5. estelaq February 24, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    I was raised in that part of the bronx Iam very happy that the bronx is getting beautiful Iam so happy that Iam thinking of getting a place in that project that is being built it looks beautiful,thanks to those that are saving the bronx,can you send me information about how to start the process.Thank you

  6. Elizabeth Bonzo-Savage October 13, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    This is encouraging. Hope other cities will follow your example.

  7. louienavarro123 September 2, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    Hi, my louie navarro and i will like to fill out an application.

  8. KirstenSibilia April 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    Thank you for great coverage on this important project. Dattner Architects worked with Grimshaw not only on the energy efficiently, but also collaboratively on the design from the original competition entry through to the current construction administration. It is a project we are all proud to be working on.