Sustainability

The Archdiocese’s plan to demolish the San Luis rightly raises the ire of preservationists and advocates of intelligent urban design alike. The prospect of yet another surface parking lot in a city pockmarked with pavement should rankle yet another group: environmentalists. Laughable as the concept of a “green” parking lot already was, a look at the National Trust’s Sustainability Initiative reveals the intricate link between preservation and energy conservation:

http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/sustainability/

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One response to “Sustainability

  1. OK, so wait: The archdiocese “doesn’t have enough money” to pay staff so it lays them off (i.e.-fires them), but it DOES have money to demolish a building?! Am I missing something here?

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