Bay Area Considers 'Greenest' Building Complex

The cutting edge (David) Brower Center would include offices, a theater, an art gallery, ground floor retail and apartments.
May 19, 2004, 2pm PDT | C. Scott Smith
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"The $47 million center would have solar generators and other energy- efficient equipment and would house headquarters for several prominent environmental groups -- and a restaurant serving "natural and sustainable" foods developed with guidance from Berkeley chef Alice Waters."

"The problem is the city is putting a lot of money into it and it doesn't generate much in the way of tax revenue...Berkeley already has more than our share of nonprofits."

Thanks to C. Scott Smith

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Published on Tuesday, May 18, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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