White Roof in Black Ink

This February, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s Community Liaison to the Lower East Side, sent White Roof Project a note asking for a presentation to the BP’s staff and LES environmental stakeholders about the benefits of white roofs. Armed with our standard presentation, I braved the winter cold to plunge white roof into an experimental partnership. A few meetings and a lot of environmental jargon later the “model block” was born.

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Fiver Children’s Foundation Helps with the Model Block!

One of the many organizations that joined us on August 22 was the Fiver Children’s Foundation a comprehensive 10 year mentoring program for children in New York City. Chris Chavez from Fiver and several of their program participants had a great time helping organize the volunteers and paint the roof!

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Model Block Happy Hour

We’re getting ready for our Model Block weekend and every penny counts! Help support the White Roof Project by joining us at the Village Pourhouse in midtown (366 West 46th Street) from 7:30 – 10:30! We’ll be on the top floor in the VIP section! $20 gets you a wristband for open bar from 7:30

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Standing on the Roof of Antiquity

Robert Martin volunteered to paint the Bowery Mission, and this is what he wrote about the event. 

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