March/April 2009 Table of Contents

March/April
Cover of March/April 2009

Features

At the Center of the Storm
Boston preservationists have lined up to protect City Hall, but many others loathe the landmark. Could green design save the building people love to hate?
By Bruce D. Snider     

Going Green at Home
How does a preservation-minded architect make his own house greener? Carefully ... very carefully
By James H. Schwartz  

Online Extra: The tools architects can't live without

Window Know-How
A guide to going green

Cover Story: The Old School Approach 
A contractor and a teacher went back to junior high—and are earning high marks for their green efforts
By Arnold Berke    

 

Online Extra: Inside Smiley Junior High's Fit Retrofit

 

Online Extra: "How Changes to LEED Will Benefit Existing and Historic Buildings," by Barbara Campagna

 

Online Extra: Slideshow of California's historic Fort Baker, now an eco-lodge

 

Online Extra: Tips to Green Your Home 

 

Read Main Street News' Green Issue 

 

Departments

Editor's Note •  Editor's Top Ten Tips for a Greener Home

President's Note

Letters

Your Trust
The National Trust's sustainability program grows • What's it all mean? • Heritage Travel launches  • Arnold Berke's Trust Me 

Reporter
Transitions • Reviving Farnsworth House • Improving LEED • House Moves • Making a Difference 

Traveler 
Cavallo Point in Marin County, Calif.

2009 Dozen Distinctive Destinations

Books

What We're Reading: Ada Louise Huxtable on architecture and a peek at tiny houses

The Back Page

Remembering windows that opened