Dedication of the Postal Service’s first green roof.

Tom Samra, Postal Service Vice President, Facilities
William Schnaars, Postal Service District Manager, New York District
Dr. Majora Carter, Founder, Sustainable South Bronx, and CEO, Majora Carter Group

11 a.m., Wednesday, July 22

U.S. Postal Service Morgan Processing and Distribution Center
Seventh Floor Rooftop
341 Ninth Avenue, between 29th and 30th Streets
New York City, NY 10001-9998

Accessible via the A, C and E subway lines, which stop at 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue, and via the M-11 public bus, which stops at 30th and Ninth Avenue. 

Street parking limited to availability.

A government-issued photo ID is required.

A mult box will be provided.

The Morgan Green Roof, the largest in New York, and one of the largest in the country, will help the Postal Service in meeting its goal to reduce energy use 30 percent by 2015.

The Postal Service is recognized as an environmental innovator and leader, and has been honored with more than 70 major environmental awards, including the 2009 Climate Action Champion award and 40 White House Closing the Circle awards for environmental stewardship.

The roof itself features trees, native plants, winding walkways, fixed seating and lighting for employees to enjoy panoramic views of the famous New York City skyline.

The Dedication Canvas - a montage of photographs of the Green Roof at stages of development, signed by all Green Roof Dedication participants and attendees.

Broadcast quality pre-construction and post-construction b-roll video available at:
www.usps.com/about/welcome.htm?from=doorwaybar&page=0021aboutusps  ​