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The Greening of Southie

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Ian Cheney


Director Ian Cheney explores the hard work involved in going green with this documentary focusing on the construction of Boston's first green residential high-rise, the Macallen. Snuggled comfortably in the working-class neighborhood of South Boston, the Macallen was a building that was constructed with the goal of receiving a Gold LEED rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. While the occasional setback caused many members of the construction crew to doubt the designers would meet their ambitious...more