A Focus on Local and Unique

Alive Structures is a certified woman-owned-landscaping business based in Brooklyn, NY.

We design, install and maintain green roofs, green walls, terraces and gardens for residential, commercial, industrial or institutional clients.

We have experience in both large and small scale projects and collaborate closely with our customers to achieve their vision within the defined budget and time line.

Our aim is to create natural landscapes in the urban environment, improve air and water quality, reduce energy dependence, develop open green space, and stimulate educational opportunities in New York City.

Our work include the use of native plants as we are committed to environmental sustainability and biodiversity. We have teamed up with a network of local talented artists and artisans to fabricate custom materials to generate elegant and distinct aesthetics.

Let us help you make a difference in our environment.

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Moments from the High Line

New Jersey Tea on the High Line? Yes, Please!This versatile but underutilized plant, Ceanothus americanus, was popular during the Revolutionary War as a black tea substitute, alas, without caffeine, but with many medicinal benefits that the Native Americans utilized, see:  A lovely white bloom and a compact small shrub of three feet, it's a great addition to any garden and great to see it on The High Line. 

This vibrant combination of pinks and oranges might be illegal in the fashion world but it is full on summer fun in this spot! Orange Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa, creates important, and increasingly rare, habitat for the monarch butterfly larvae.

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