The building is also highly water efficient, and features a grey water system created by Gennaro Brooks-Church. The building also features a rainwater catchment system. The filtration system used to treat this water is made up of plexiglass, rocks, plants and soil and also acts as landscaping. The roof is equipped with a hot tub and a small space for container gardens where vegetables and herbs can be grown.

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Also, the building was constructed on an old brownfield, from which the hazardous levels of lead were first removed. The site also recently received a Green Site Award given by New York City Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation.

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