New York City school begins work on green roof

May 14, 2009
P.S. 6 in Manhattan will be first public school in the city with a green roof

From The New York Daily News: Staff and students at P.S. 6 in New York City have broken ground for the city school system's first green roof. It is officially named the Eric Dutt Eco Center for a former teacher at the school who died in 2007. The roof, to be built this summer, will have planting soil for vegetables and flowers, solar panels, a weather station, a turtle pond and a greenhouse for classes during the winter.

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