The Cobb

The Cobb was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

The Cobb

The building once housed medical offices.

The Cobb

Sculpted terra cotta Native American chiefs adorn the building's facade.

Sustainable Living Today

For a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Cobb has remarkably modern and sustainable functionality. The project team undertook the thorough process of creating a ‘green program’ for The Cobb Building, meeting 28 pre-defined criteria to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Green Building certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Achievements Of The Cobb Building’s Green Program

  • Cleaner indoor air through the use of a heat system that limits the spread of allergens, low VOC carpets, adhesives, sealants, paint, and composite wood
  • Preservation of a historic building
  • Use of recycled products in construction including metals, wallboard, insulation, concrete and acoustic ceiling tile
  • 95% of construction waste was recycled Waste reduction through resident recycling program and the reuse of many items during construction
  • Water usage was reduced by 30% and sewage by 40% Installation of dual flush toilets and efficient lavatory fixtures and Energy Star appliances
  • Garden space on the rooftop reduces water runoff by 38% Environmentally friendly outdoor gardens with plantings designed to provide habitat for birds and butterflies