On a wooded lot in the 36-square-mile township of Victor, N.Y.,
sits a newly built The North Face store. The North Face, which
specializes in performance apparel, equipment and footwear, first
opened in the late 1960s in San Francisco's North Beach
neighborhood. The company is committed not only to encouraging
people to experience the outdoors but also promoting environmental
The new The North Face store is one of several retail stores and
offices in Victor's High Point Office Park. Dave Pastore, chief
executive officer and president of the project's roofing
contractor, Upstate Roofing & Painting Inc., Rochester, N.Y.,
says the project was unique in that it needed to meet the building
owner's requirements that it be a LEED®-certified building
while also meeting the city's requirements that it blend with its
natural surroundings and look as though it had been a part of the
landscape for many years.
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