The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Saving Harley Clarke is a win for the environment

November 4, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

The greenest building is the one that is already standing. Existing buildings represent embodied energy, and that energy is forever lost once a building is demolished. The materials used to build historic buildings like the Harley...

Letter to the Editor: Demolishing Harley Clarke is a win for preservation

November 1, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Since 2015, the Harley Clarke Mansion has stood empty. The vintage building is nestled between the Grosse Point Lighthouse and Evanston’s Lighthouse Beach in the city’s far northeast corner. As city officials have contemplated...