Paul Bernard pauses in the gallery of the Toledo Museum of Art before The Crowning of Saint Catherine. The facilities director is drawn to the masterwork of Peter Paul Rubens for an unusual reason. “Look at the light. It almost looks like it was recently restored.” The 17th century canvass is not back from the conservator’s studio. But, it does look especially...
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A round up of news on green building, green infrastructure, and clean water issues in Northeast Ohio for this day, June 9, 2014
The announcement last week that the Marriott, Heinen’s and luxury apartments are slated for three historic buildings being renovated at Cleveland’s East Ninth Street and Euclid Avenue reminds us to look back to 2007 when the former Cuyahoga County Commissioners purchased and then decided to tear them down.
Will Northeast Ohio choose more Ohio City and Shaker Squares or keep expanding highways and sprawling into the countryside?
PNC SmartHome Cleveland, a project of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, has become the first building in Ohio to achieve passive house certification, the world’s most rigorous building energy standard. The certification was approved in June by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), the nonprofit organization committed to making high-performance passive buildings the mainstream market standard in the United...
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- Where #CLE is most vulnerable to #ClimateChange. https://t.co/vBxGybG1OZ https://t.co/SjPoKip2y5
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- Urban guru Alan Mallach to #CLE - yr poverty is way worse than gentrification
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- A green and complete street in #CLE reuses a vacant lot as #greeninfrastructure. Smart. Attractive. https://t.co/30OppSrYiS
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