Designers add trees, ivy, bushes to facade of new Toledo arena

Final drawings for the arena under construction in downtown, to be unveiled today by the Lucas County commissioners, show a green side - literally.

The designs include not only environmentally friendly construction with efficient heating and cooling systems, but also a lobby packed with trees and bushes as well as an ivy-covered glass "Green Wall" greeting visitors at its south entrance.

http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080604/NEWS16/806040332

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now, I wonder if the city will come get this ash borer tree stump out of my front yard...when they cut the tree down in December of 2006 and told me they'd be back within six months to remove the stump....

I still hear crickets chirping...

"The designs include not only environmentally friendly construction with efficient heating and cooling systems, but also a lobby packed with trees..."

I sure hope they can grow money on those trees to pay for the 100+ million dollar price tag.

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- Just the KAT, thinking out loud again.

If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth. ~Japanese Proverb

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