Gallery: Top 6 Green Skyscrapers in New York City!

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Hearst Tower

A rainwater collection system on the roof annually diverts 1.7 million gallons of water from becoming runoff waste, and the lighting is controlled by sensors, automatically adjusting to the amount of daylight. A whopping 90 percent of the structural steel used in the tower is recycled, and the diagonal-grid structural design improves efficiency. To take an inside look at the Hearst Tower, check out our exclusive photo gallery.

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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….?