March/April 2009 Table of Contents

Cover of March/April 2009


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 



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

President's Note


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

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

Cavallo Point in Marin County, Calif.

2009 Dozen Distinctive Destinations


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

The Back Page

Remembering windows that opened