Saturday July 20, 2013 – Saturday July 20, 2013 Linwood and S. Benton Blvd Map and Directions | Register Description: Please join Historic Green this Saturday (7/20/2013) from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm as we volunteer our time towards installing a Rain Garden at The Benton Garden located at the corner of Benton BLVD and [...]
Saturday December 1, 2012 – Saturday December 1, 2012 47th Terrace & Alhambra Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Saturday, December 1, 2012 — 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM Meet at the corner of 47th Terrace and Alhambra Street in Roeland Park, KS (map below)… we’ll walk to the house from there! Feeling nervous [...]
Saturday October 13, 2012 – Saturday October 13, 2012 W 47th Terrace & Delmar St Map and Directions | Register Description: Facilitated by Greg Gladish of the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC). Sealing the air gaps around windows & doors improves the energy efficiency of a home; reduces utility costs, and improves the comfort of the [...]
Sealing and insulating the “envelope” or “shell” of your home — its outer walls, ceiling, windows, doors, and floors — is often the most cost effective way to improve energy efficiency and comfort.
Making your home energy efficient is just one way that you can save money on your energy bills.
Come join us as we work with one historic Roeland Park neighborhood committed to using less energy, beautifying green spaces, and preserving its classic housing stock.
With sidewalks and rainwater collection system complete, a group of around 50 community and professional organization volunteers gathered throughout the first Saturday of June to install the first phase of the community garden, giving new life to an overgrown lot.
Saturday March 10, 2012 – Saturday March 10, 2012 | Register Description: Yay! We’ve rescheduled this fantastic event– this time on a Saturday! Come work with the Metropolitan Energy Center’s green-collar job training class and neighborhood volunteers as we learn how to restore and weatherize historic windows in a affordable housing renovation project in Kansas City’s Ivanhoe [...]
Monday March 11, 2013 – Friday March 22, 2013 5200 Chartres Map and Directions | Register Description: Event Pricing Daily Registration $20 for professionals; $15 for students Register for 5 or more days , + free T-shirt, Crawfish Boil and Carbon Offset Carbon Offset $5 Tee Shirt $15 Crawfish Boil $15 Register
We made the front page! The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the bi-weekly “Newspaper of the Nonprofit World” based inD.C., just featured Holy Cross, Historic Green and the Lower Nine in their recent issue. Read full article here.
By Walter Gallas on March 20th, 2008 For most of this month Historic Green is in town, an ambitious initiative which is combining the values of the historic preservation movement with those of the green building/sustainability movement. Last Saturday, Emily Wadhams, our Vice President of Public Policy, spoke about the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s [...]
Dwell, one of the nation’s top architecture magazines, stopped by this week to learn more about Historic Green and its work in Holy Cross and the Lower Ninth Ward. In his “New Orleans Report: Greening the Ninth Ward”, Michael Cannell, editorial director of dwell.com, writes: “I had never intended to view the devastation of [...]
New Orleans is going green as it never has before, and it isn’t just because of St. Patrick’s Day. We have Global Green, Historic Green, the National Association of Home Builders Model Green and Brad Pitt’s Make It Right, just to name a few ecologically attuned building programs.