St. Maron Senior Residence (Cedars Village)
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The St. Maron Senior Residence greenroof on installation day while the vegetation is still dormant; Photo Courtesy of Vegetal i.D.Project Name: St. Maron Senior Residence (Cedars Village)
Year: 2013
Owner: St. Maron Community Development Corporation
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Building Type: Multi-Family Residential
Type: Extensive
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 1000 sq.ft.
Slope: 2%
Access: Accessible, Private
Submitted by: Gaelle Berges, Vegetal i.D.

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Architect: Haley Donovan Architects
Project Architect: Kitchen & Associates
Green Roof Manufacturer & Supplier: Vegetal i.D.
Modular Greenroof System: Hydropack by Vegetal i.D.
Installation: Town and Country Roofing
Roofing Contractor: Chris Moore, Commercial Roofing Solutions
The St. Maron Senior Residence greenroof on installation day while the vegetation is still dormant; Photo Courtesy of Vegetal i.D.
St. Maron Senior Residence is a senior affordable housing rental community located in the Italian Market neighborhood of South Philadelphia. The new, 5-story residence contains 64 one and two-bedroom apartments homes. Building amenities include on-site management and social services offices, gathering space with community kitchen, a rooftop garden and impressive views of Center City.

Installed in April, 2013, the St. Maron Senior Residence Green Roof was designed to be accessible by its occupants to enjoy a beautiful landscape on the roof. Tables and chairs are placed in the middle of the green roof to provide a maximum of comfort for the residents.
The Hydropack green roof system by Vegetal i.D. maximizes stormwater retention by providing a runoff coefficient of 0.55. No irrigation is needed to maintain the plants healthy.

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The St. Maron Senior Residence greenroof on installation day while the vegetation is still dormant; Photo Courtesy of Vegetal i.D.The St. Maron Senior Residence greenroof on installation day while the vegetation is still dormant; Photo Courtesy of Vegetal i.D.
St. Maron Senior Residence aka Cedars Village is located at 921-931 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147. See the project profile from Kitchen & Associates. Learn about Vegetal i.D. in The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory.
 
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