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Rosie O’Donnell Buys an $8 Million Green-Roofed Apartment in NYC
Posted By Jamie Hall On July 24, 2012 @ 8:56 am In Architecture,Green Space,Manhattan | No Comments
It seems former talk show host Rosie O’Donnell has joined the ranks of green celebs like Alec Baldwin  and Leonardo DiCaprio , reportedly  purchasing a 4-bedroom, 3-bath duplex in the 42-unit adaptive reuse building that was once St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City. The luxurious, $8 million pad located at 130 W. 12th Street  is equipped with filtered air and water systems, a customized wireless network, a green roof and a private terrace. Renovated by Cook + Fox Architects , the pre-war building is aiming to receive Leed-NC Silver certification from the US Green Building Council .
The prewar building was renovated by Cook+Fox Architects , who took measures to retain many of its historic features. Although many of the structure’s original design details have been left intact, floorplans have been re-imagined to create spacious living spaces equipped with modern amenities and energy-saving innovations.
HuffPo also reports  that other stars like Cameron Diaz and Blake Lively were said to have viewed the space before O’Donnell.
Via Huffington Post 
photos courtesy of 130West12.com 
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URLs in this post:
 Alec Baldwin: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/alec-baldwin-wants-to-install-the-first-private-wind-turbine-in-the-hamptons/
 Leonardo DiCaprio: http://inhabitat.com/fisker-automotive-teams-up-with-leonardo-dicaprio-to-promote-global-sustainability/
 reportedly: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/17/rosie-odonnell-new-home-manhattan_n_1679102.html#s796671
 130 W. 12th Street: http://130west12.com/#!Home
 Cook + Fox Architects: http://www.cookplusfox.com/
 US Green Building Council: http://www.usgbc.org/
 + 130 West 12th Street: http://130west12.com/
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