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The legendary "Green Monster" recently got a new green neighbor. An apartment community's green-roof installation is now within throwing distance of the iconic left-field wall at Fenway Parkon Yawkey Way. While some residents of the1330 Boylston Street apartment community can't see the action on the field or home runs flying over the famed Green Monster, they do have a nice view of the environmentally-friendly roof installed during the summer on the 4-year-old property owned by a partnership of Samuels & Associates and institutional clients advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
The installation has proven a win-win for the property managers, owners and residents, as well as the environment. The installation, which cost $112,500, is generating an additional $300 to $500 per month in revenue for about 25 units that overlook what was previously a heat-reflective, stark, white roof typical of building construction four years ago.
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