Following is a list of information and activities that will inform the City of Saint Paul’s effort to pursue and refine a sustainability agenda for a potentially redeveloped Ford site:
Ford Site Sustainable Redevelopment Team – Funded by the MN Pollution Control Agency The MN Pollution Control Agency awarded a grant of $25,000 to the City of Saint Paul to initiate a Ford Site Sustainable Redevelopment Team to assess potential green design tools and thresholds to be employed in redevelopment of the Ford site. The report identifies a sustainable redevelopment framework, performance measures, and implementation strategies to ensure high quality redevelopment of the site that meets environmental, economic, and social sustainability goals. Background Presentation, Full Report and Executive Summary
Sustainable Stormwater Feasibility Report for the Ford Plant Site - Barr Engineering Co. (August 2009). Full Report.
Ford Site Green Manufacturing Reuse Study - Bonestroo, Inc., Ryan Companies, Generate Companies, Economic Development Services (August 2009)
The Cost of Sustainable Development Tools
– by Joseph Parilla
Report on sustainable development tools and costs
Table comparing Standard and Green building costs
LEED-ND potential of the 5 Ford site scenarios
- by Michael Kisch
Powerpoint presentation of LEED-ND rating system and estimated scoring of the five scenarios
. The potential range of points is wide in each case, since many of the points are based on specific design and construction details which were not included in the scenarios.
Sustainable Brownfield Redevelopment Event
- Ford site case study (April 8, 2008)