Posts Tagged ‘new york’

The Mannahatta Project

The Mannahatta Project is turning back the pages of time.  Have you ever wondered what Manhattan Island looked like before the Dutch arrived in 1609? Hint: it was green– covered with forests, streams, wildlife and with a topography completely unrelated to today’s skyscrapers and concrete canyons. After nearly a decade of research, Eric W. Sanderson [...]

Green Christmas in New York

The tree at Rockefeller Center is green this year – not just evergreen – it’s covered in LED lights and was hand cut somewhere in Jersey. Solar panels have been installed on the top of Rockefeller Plaza, making it the largest privately owned solar energy roof in Manhattan. The solar panels are charging up the [...]