Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A Seriously Green Building

“This is a seriously green project,” said developer Seth Brown of his new residential project in Prospect Heights.
The project, a five-story, 54-foot tall, eight-unit building known appropriately as “Sterling Green,” is at 580 Sterling Place near Classon Avenue.
Brown, a Park Slope resident for three years, told the Eagle last week he has been concerned about the environment for some time and particularly about building green in urban environments.
His company’s name, Aspen Equities, reflects his years growing up in Colorado, but he also chose it because “when one see a grove of Aspen trees you know that, underground, all the trees are connected. A longstanding organism is created that can live forever,” he said.
A graduate of Yale, where he majored in urban history and got his MBA, he is also the founder and a current board member of Next American magazine, a non-profit environmental organization.
Brown, who got his start in real estate development working for The Hudson Companies and the LeFrak Organization, said ... read more.

Story by Linda Collins.

Images courtesy of Aspen Equities.

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