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New Dimensions and Classic Charm: Adaptive Reuse in New York City

New York City is a place with a rich history, a buzzing atmosphere, and commanding architecture.  Natives and travelers alike regularly walk past sites of historic and aesthetic value unaware of the potential that lines the block. Adaptive reuse in New York City is a viable option for those who are looking to place a new function, and get new

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A Brief History Of The Fleming Smith Warehouse

Located on the lower west side of Manhattan, the Fleming Smith Warehouse is situated on the southeast corner of Washington and Watts Streets in the neighborhood now known as TriBeCa. Prior to its transformation into a commercial center during the mid-19th century, TriBeCa was among the first residential neighborhoods to develop beyond the boundaries of colonial New York City, with

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What You Should Know About Vegetated Roof Systems

Today’s vegetated roof systems are not the old log cabin with a sod roof. They include a waterproofing layer, drainage, growing media, and plants. Today’s vegetated roof system, or green roof, offers many benefits. A concentration of vegetated roof systems in an urban area can reduce a city’s average temperature during the summer. A vegetated roof system can lower heating and cooling costs,

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Roof Repairs in New York City: What You Should Know

When you live in New York City, every little bit of space you can use is important. This includes rooftop spaces, and when you entertain frequently on your roof you need to be mindful of what could go wrong. So if you are in need of roof repairs in New York City, you should contact the professionals. Understand Your Roof’s History It’s important

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