Agriculture Secretary announces $3M in Tall Wood Building grants

Sources: U.S. Department of Agriculture; CP staff

In partnership with the Softwood Lumber Board and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition winning teams: 130-134 Holdings LLC, for the proposed 475 West 18th residential condominium in New York City, incorporating extensive use of wood structural elements throughout 10 stories; and, The Framework Project LLC, proposing a 12-story namesake tower in Portland, Ore., constructed primarily of cross-laminated timber and comprising affordable housing, community and commercial space.

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