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January 21, 2017

Garvies Point and the Environment

The Garvies Point development will transform nearly 30 acres of previously blighted industrial land in Glen Cove into public parks and amenities at no added cost to taxpayers.

Environmental benefits include:

  • Smart growth and sustainable development
  • LEED-certified construction
  • 50,000 square feet of tidal and inter-coastal wetland restoration and creation
  • Rain gardens
  • Over 50% allocated to publicly accessible parkland
  • Stormwater collection and treatment systems for irrigation
  • Green roofs

Want to learn more? Visit our welcome center to learn more about the environmental benefits of Garvies Point.

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