Gallery: Top 6 Green Skyscrapers in New York City!

images © Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikimedia Commons

Bank of America Building (One Bryant Park)

Quite uncommon for a tower of its size, the building, completed in 2009, employs a system for rainwater catchement and reuse, greywater recycling, energy efficient building systems, and high performance glass which maximizes day-lighting and minimizes solar heat gain and loss. But it's most innovative feature is the state-of-the-art, onsite 4.6-megawatt cogeneration plant that provides clean energy for the building, significantly reducing it's dependance on the NYC grid. For more details and photos, see our feature on the building.

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  1. Peter Lupassakis August 29, 2014 at 11:36 am
    these buildings are beautiful and for them to be green as well that a plus factor indeed...
  2. Inhabiperson January 29, 2012 at 5:37 am
    No mention of the largest LEED Platinum renovation in Manhattan: JPMorgan Chase's corporate headquarters on Park Avenue....?