Saying goodbye to #NEPA #coal for a few days, headed west to the #threerivers for a week of #filming #adaptivereuse

On the outskirts of Pittsburgh’s city limits sits an old, abandoned steel mill. Rusting away and taking up space on a majestic hillside along the banks of the Monongahela River, the former J&L Steel site is 178 acres of prime real estate, just minutes from Pittsburgh’s downtown corridor. The site was abandoned by J&L Steel in 1997, and the land was bought by the Almono architect company , named after the three Pittsburgh Rivers of Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio, in 2002. Today, the site is slowly being converted over into a multi-use development which will be split into four districts: Riverview: A commercial, office, and residential development right along the Monongahela River; Smart Site Central Green: A central hub for research and exploration in the region; Eco Tech Park: An industrial park used for economic, environmental, and energy opportunities; and Hazelwood Ho...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/global-site-plans-...

Tweets

Recovery from WV Coal Chemical Spill Continues - What Next?

Recovery from WV Coal Chemical Spill Continues ...

treehugger.com 17 Jan '14, 6pm

This column was written by Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign. As a West Virginian, this has...

New Post: Urban Retreat @ Curve

New Post: Urban Retreat @ Curve

shannonchow.com 18 Jan '14, 2pm

I had the 90 minutes Aromatherapy Massage with add-on hot oil to remove water retention in my body. Throughout the entire ...

Have environmentalists failed West Virginia?

Have environmentalists failed West Virginia?

treehugger.com 17 Jan '14, 7pm

Mary Anne Hitt just published an important post, urging the environmental community to stand up for the people of West Vir...

West Virginia Chemical Spill Another Black Eye For “Clean Coal”

West Virginia Chemical Spill Another Black Eye ...

cleantechnica.com 11 Jan '14, 2pm

Speaking of hands, the advent of flu season adds another wrinkle. Frequent hand-washing is one of the top strategies for p...

Koch Connection to West Virginia Chemical Spill Company

Koch Connection to West Virginia Chemical Spill...

triplepundit.com 14 Jan '14, 10am

A chemical spill in West Virginia last week cut off access to safe tap water across nine counties, and although it involve...

Don't miss out on tonight's Aliwal Urban Art Pa...

timeoutsingapore.com 18 Jan '14, 6am

Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre Until 19 Jan Back for the fourth year, the event upon which the whole Art Week...

PARIS MENSWEAR: Kanye West, Gorilla Fur Hit Paris

PARIS MENSWEAR: Kanye West, Gorilla Fur Hit Paris

abcnews.go.com 17 Jan '14, 10pm

Fashions fade, controversy and celebrities are eternal. This mantra was on full display at Friday's fall-winter 2014 mensw...