Green Roof Office

The RRF converted a ranch house, purchased as part of a half-acre lot in the 2000 block of N. Riverboat Road, to office space in 2014.

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The house formerly belonged to Dolores Lazenby, whose parents once operated a bait and tackle shop on the property that borders the Milwaukee River.


Today, the RRF office features a green roof consisting of plants and solar panels. The pitched roof absorbs rain water and creates oxygen, while the solar panels generate energy.


A terrace rain garden collects
water and helps prevent erosion
on the slope. Along with green infrastructure, RRF has transformed the property to include native vegetation and a yoga pad for meditation and recreation.

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