Possible Building Conversion Models
These are some places that we have looked at and groups we have talked with as we seek ideas for saving the Peace Pentagon. If you know of other models that we should know about, please contact us with the information and links.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, DC, recently completed an impressive renovation project to create their "Green Building."
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center began in 1983 in what was the Food & Maritime Trades High School, located in Greenwich Village. See New York Times July 8, 2008, article about the 25th anniversary of the Center.
Solar One, located in Manhattan, is an advanced prototype building that has been an active office, education, arts, and event space since 2004.
ABC No Rio, a community arts center since 1980 located in Manhattan's Lower East Side, is trying to raise money for a new sustainable and energy-efficient building.