|Location: Atlanta, GA|
It was nearly three years in the making, but Atlanta now has a Green Roof on its City Hall. This roof is approximately 3,300 square feet on the fifth floor just outside the public cafeteria. It serves as a terrace for the cafeteria as well as a showcase for designers, contractors and citizens. Work on the project started in October 2003 and was finished in December 2003 with the help of donations from Kemper, J-Drain, Styro Systems, Sims Stones and Flintstone Pavers. Carolina Stalite Co. supplied the specifications for the planting media which included the PermaTill, and Mr. Natural coarse sand and worm castings all blended together and donated by Ernie Higgins of Itsaul Natural. The media was blown through a hose 70 feet up onto the roof by Spread Tech. Saul Nurseries donated the plants for the garden which are now thriving like they have been growing there for years. The garden is open to the public during City Hall regular hours.