A New York fire station was recently renovated to include the latest in sustainable design and high-end technology. The Fire Chief reports that the 70-year-old structure has been transformed into a state-of-the-art headquarters.
The town council for Chesterton, Indiana, is considering a new addition to the Thomas Centennial Park.
The Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center in Depew, New York, received recognition from the city for the number of green features it includes. The Buffalo News reports that the structure received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the United States Green Building Council.
The Prince Albert local chapter for Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Canada is in the middle of a construction project that will end with the creation of a new, modern facility. The Daily Herald reports that the agency has been working to develop the Paw Print Inn Boarding Kennel and off-leash dog park since 2009.
A new facility at the heart of St. Mary's College in Ontario is expected to provide students with a superior space for studying. The common building, which is still yet unnamed, will feature a library, cafeteria, gymnasium and auditorium.
The latest addition to the University of Baltimore stands as an example of modern construction's abilities to provide a function, beautiful space with very little carbon footprint.
Even government agencies are involved in the pursuit of more energy efficient structures and decreased operational costs.
The town of Johnston, Rhode Island, will soon be home to two fire stations. The second emergency response building will house the town's second fire station and a police station annex. The Johnston Patch reports that the structure is set to open on March 24, 2013.
Giles Kavanagh, owner of Fargo, a new cafe in Buffalo, New York, has followed his dream and restored a building to its former glory to create a new, trendy space for locals to flock to.
Park City is a popular ski resort area, with relatively uncrowded runs at Canyons Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort.