Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Javits Convention Center's Green Roof is Home to Birds, Bats and Bees

Javits Convention Center's Green Roof is Home to Birds, Bats and Bees

Meet the newest residents of the West Side of Manhattan. These newborn gulls have a penthouse pad on the Green Roof of the Javits Convention Center.

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Installation Will Top the Javits Center

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Installation Will Top the Javits Center

More than 4,000 solar panels will be installed on the roof of the convention center

How Architects Are Designing Buildings With Birds in Mind

How Architects Are Designing Buildings With Birds in Mind

Studies suggest that between 300 million and one billion birds die each year from building collisions, and as such, some firms are changing their schemes to create bird-friendly exteriors

Atop a Manhattan Convention Center, a Harvest of Honey

Atop a Manhattan Convention Center, a Harvest of Honey

The sedum captures rainwater and keeps the Javits Center a few degrees cooler than before it was installed. “The bees are a grace note, but the grace notes can only exist because the green roof exists,” Ms. Newton said.

Javits Green Roof a Hit for Groups Meeting in NYC

Javits Green Roof a Hit for Groups Meeting in NYC

The Javits Center's Tony Sclafani takes Successful Meetings on a tour of New York's largest green roof.