The Gates Foundation: Home to an urban oasis

In the heart of Seattle lies an urban oasis -- an acre and a half of pristine vegetation that most people will never see.

SEATTLE - In the heart of Seattle lies an urban oasis -- an acre and a half of pristine vegetation that most people will never see.


The parking garage at the Gates Foundation is Puget Sound's greenest roof. The plants are largely drought-resistant, thriving mostly on rainwater alone. 

“The benefits that it brings to the community is that it provides oxygen for the air, it clears pollutants and it provides a habitat for insects and birds,” said Aaron Moses of the Gates Foundation.

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