“America’s former industrial center is now a hub for sustainable design, green technology, LEED-certified buildings and groundbreaking startups.” So says Forbes.com in“Green Living in America’s ‘Steel City,’ ” a June 29 article by New York-based business and travel contributor Tracey Greenstein.

Forbes.com image from atop U.S. Steel tower, May 2012

Greenstein was one of 15 national and international journalists who participated in a recent study tour of Pittsburgh’s “emerald assets.” Hosted by the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance in cooperation with VisitPittsburgh, participants learned about companies and institutions that are pioneering new solutions in energy, intelligent building and sustainability.

It’s just one of several articles generated by the study tour. Read them all here on our blog, ImaginePittsburghNow.com.