27 Apr '15, 2pm
Project of the Week: 1630-2 Meeting Street, "The Refinery" in Charleston, SC by @GreenRoofOutftr & more...#greenroofs
Located just four miles north of downtown in Charleston's Upper Peninsula, a long blighted area of post-industrial brownfields known as "The Neck" is now a booming site of revitalization and a mecca for creative businesses. One shining example of this rebirth is the 1600 Meeting Street Development by Flyway Development with a newly renovated set of three buildings rehabilitated by The Middleton Group Architecture. All called 1600 Meeting Street, they are actually located at 1630 Meeting Street after an address error was discovered. The two smaller out buildings measure 950 square feet and 3,000 square feet, and the larger three-story, stately columned historic brick building with wrap-around porches contains 11,200 square feet. Installed in June, 2014, the green roof sits atop the first of the two out buildings at 1630 Meeting Street. The redevelopment of this brownfield s...