There's a Giant Green Roof Hidden Above NYC's Biggest Convention Center

The Javits Center is a 2.1 million square foot behemoth convention center located on the west side of Manhattan. It's host to some of the largest events that occur in New York City, opening its doors to two million visitors every year. And as of this spring, it's home to the largest green roof in North Eastern United… » 8/26/14 1:11pm 8/26/14 1:11pm

The Barclays Center's New Green Roof Will Muffle the Rave Noises

When Brooklyn's rustiest building, the Barclays Center, hosted a Swedish House Mafia concert last year, the noise incurred the wrath of neighbors and a hefty $3,200 fine. Now, Barclays is installing a grassy roof on its "bald spot" in an attempt to dampen bass that regularly seeps into the neighborhood—though, like… » 4/07/14 4:40pm 4/07/14 4:40pm