Coyne, Colin
August 2006
Environmental Design & Construction;Aug2006, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the success story of Abercorn Common, the first all-retail Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Core & Shell project in the U.S. It was a shopping center when it was opened in the 1960's. Then its name was Abercorn Plaza. The center has since been renovated as a pilot project in the U.S. Green Building Council's Core and Shell program. Melaver Inc. owns the center.


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