March/April 2010 Table of Contents

Cover of March/April 2010


The Height of Sustainability 
The owners of the Empire State Building are turning New York's legendary skyscraper into a model of energy efficiency 
By Sudip Bose

Historic Preservation and Green Architecture: Friends or Foes?
They’re natural allies—and always have been 
By Blair Kamin

Brick by Brick
Greening a Rhode Island fire station required a 3-D laser scan, reconstruction, and a whole lot of mortar 
By Donna Paul

Preservation Green Guide 
How much it costs, and how long it takes to recover the dollars you invest in going green 
By Lindsey M. Roberts 


Editor's Note 

President's Note


People Saving Places   
A school in Walsenburg, Colo., becomes a library • Preserving the plants native to 17th-century Manhattan • Battling for a lifesaving station in Ocean City, N.J.

Making a Difference 
Jeremy Knoll and Ryan Evans bring green resources to a neighborhood in New Orleans

Bicycling the length of the scenic C&O Canal from Washington, D.C., to Cumberland, Md.    

Home Front 
Tom Glass deconstructed, moved, and faithfully rebuilt a stunning 18th-century house in Virginia

2010 Dozen Distinctive Destinations

Now & Then
Rescuing Glencoe Mill Village set a new standard for preservation in North Carolina    

The Back Page 
In cities across the country, trees cool, sustain, and enhance the places that matter

Historic Properties for Sale 


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Submitted by Hope at: March 3, 2010
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