Long Island City, Garden City Roofs
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Photos Courtesy Marni HorwitzProject Name: Long Island City, Garden City Roofs
Year: 2008
Owner: Garden City Roofs
Location: Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA
Building Type: Commercial
Type: Extensive
System: Custom
Size: 800 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Accessible, Open to Public
Submitted by: Marni Horwitz, Alive Structures

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Greenroof Consultant, Design/Build: Marni Horwitz, Alive Structures
Drainage: J-DRain
Photos Courtesy Marni Horwitz
The Long Island City, Garden City Roofs uses 4" of custom blended lightweight organic soil planted with a mix of natives and sedum and designed with a path and topographical relief.
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Read Inhabitat's feature "ALIVE STRUCTURES: Greening NYC Rooftops" by Olivia Chen of May 1, 2009.
 
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