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New York’s Growing Demand for Green Roofs > Environment blog

Gardens are sprouting on top of the city’s buildings, bringing environmental benefits as well as beauty.

By Joe Jackson
Central Park aside, New York City is better known for its dense concentration of towering buildings than its bountiful greenery. So it’s appropriate that the city is starting to use its ample supply of rooftop surfaces to make up for the lack of green space at ground level. [Read more]


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