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Coastal Living honors those working to protect and preserve our coastlines for generations to come. Join us in recognizing these courageous stewards of the shore.

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The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois
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The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois

When the largest commercial building in the world decides to apply for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, they go big. The Mart has reduced pollution by more than 264,018 pounds―the largest reduction ever by a commercial building.

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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey