Why Reuse? Demolishing this… Fox Theater, Hutchinson, KS Photo courtesy John Charlton, KGS www.kgs.ku.edu http://www.nosoup.net Negates the benefits of recycling 30,000,000 aluminum cans
Above: Chestnut Hill, PA; Below: Philadelphia Photos Courtesy of Congress for New Urbanis Manitou Springs, CO Photo: B. Campagna Reinvestment in Older and Historic Communities… is Sustainable Development
Retrofit Green… Many historic buildings are energy efficient Average energy consumption Btu/sq. ft Commercial Buildings (non malls) Before 1920 80,127 1920 – 1945 90,234 1946 – 1959 80,198 1960 – 1969 90,976 1970 – 1979 94,968 1980 – 1989100,077 1990 – 1999 88,834 2000 – 2003 79,703 Source: Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey, 2003
Ecotrust Building, Portland, OR – LEED-Certified Courtesy troutmountain.com Vance Building, Seattle, WA – LEED certification anticipated Courtesy Greenbuildings.com The Armory, Portland OR, LEED Platinum Courtesy AIA Retrofit Green
Respect Historic Integrity Lincoln Cottage VEC Lincoln Cottage Visitors Education Center Photo: David Overholt
Denver Dry Goods Company Building Denver Dry Goods Building, 1924 www.denverinfill.com
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