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Top 6 Green Skyscrapers in New York City!

Posted By Jessica Dailey On January 24, 2012 @ 6:36 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Features,New York City | No Comments

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As one of theĀ greenest citites in the nation [1], New York City is known as being a sustainable urban trail blazer, whether it’s through turning aging infrastructure into world class parks [2] or passing groundbreaking green building legislation [3]. So it’s no surprise that the Big Apple is filled with sustainable architecture, but you may not realize that many of the city’s most recognizable skyscrapers [4] are LEED certified and feature a slew of green technologies. The iconic Empire State Building, the rising One World Trade Center, and the dazzling blue Hearst Building are just a few of NYC’s ecotastic towers [4] — hit the jump to see the top six!

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[1] greenest citites in the nation: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/nyc-named-third-greenest-city-in-new-environmental-sustainability-survey/

[2] turning aging infrastructure into world class parks: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/exclusive-photos-of-new-york-citys-high-line-park-section-2/

[3] groundbreaking green building legislation: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/nyc-receives-world-green-building-councils-government-leadership-award-for-excellence-at-cop17/

[4] city’s most recognizable skyscrapers: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/top-6-green-skyscrapers-in-new-york-city/

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