Gallery: Oberlin’s LEED Downtown Development Revitalizes a Community


Ten years ago three college students had a vision to reclaim a stagnant downtown area in Oberlin, Ohio — in a couple of months that vision will become reality. Sustainable Community Associates has developed a $15 million LEED Neighborhood Development Gold (pending) project with perseverance and good will for their alma mater’s hometown. Now the downtown is getting hooked on green building as the community discovers the positive impact that sustainable development can have.

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