The Greenest House In Harlem

Solar Panels On The Roof

Discover this great New York City townhouse that was recently renovated in accordance with the LEED standard of environmental sustainability. In the middle of Harlem, this townhouse pioneers low carbon footprint dynamics in one of the most famous cities in the world. Featuring solar panels on the roof for power and an innovative use of recycled blue jean fabric insulation, this building’s features combine comfort, beauty and utility in one fantastic dwelling.

Exterior Facade for Townhouse

“MIKA Development is a real estate owner and developer based in Manhattan. MIKA is focused on the redevelopment and renovation of historic brownstone buildings in the New York Metropolitan region. Their expertise is the development of single and multifamily dwellings. This specialty, combined with understanding and skill in sustainable construction practices, has led MIKA to a partnership with GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Magazine and the U.S. Green Building Council. MIKA leads Manhattan’s movement to create sustainable, single-family housing, by actively pursuing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for their projects. They have pioneered this innovative and conscientious approach to construction in the Metropolitan Area, developing the first LEED-certified home in Manhattan, while receiving design and architectural recognition for these efforts. MIKA’s vision of detailed craftsmanship blended with chic modern design has created refreshing solutions for family life in New York City.” (Description Courtesy of MIKA Development []

Sunny Interior with Elegant Furnishings

There is an article in GOOD HOUSEKEEPING [] that goes into greater detail describing this fabulous home. The townhouse will shortly be listed for sale on the open market, so if you are looking for a place to call home, make sure to head over to the MIKA Development Website [] for more details.