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Leonardo DiCaprio Bought Luxurious Eco-Friendly Apartment in New York

April 05, 2008 06:49:10 GMT

Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly has bought a luxurious eco-friendly apartment called Riverhouse in New York City.


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Being an active campaigner for a green world, Leonardo DiCaprio gets serious with his environmental care as the 33-year-old actor reportedly has just bought an eco-friendly apartment. The apartment is a luxurious building called Riverhouse which is located in New York City. The purchase of the apartment was confirmed by Christoper Daily, the president of Sheldrake Organization, the building developer, on Friday, April 4.

The apartment features are definitely eco-friendly as the 264-unit condominium glass tower has a 24-hour fresh filtered air system, low emission paints, an overview looks of the Hudson river, a water treatment facility and rotating solar panels. Besides, it also has other common features for an apartment, such as an indoor 50-foot lap pool, media cafe, fitness center and landscaped terrace but it also has another special feature, a dog spa.

Through his representative Leo revealed the reason he bought the Riverhouse apartment, saying "Riverhouse is a prime example of how green technology is both accessible and achievable for new residential developments-it is a groundbreaking building."

Leo is known as one of the celebrities who cares a lot about the environment. He is also one the board members of the environmental organization Global Green USA. Reports also said that the actor owned a hybrid-car and had solar panels installed on his L.A. home.

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posted by Farah on Feb 10, 2010
Leonardo DiCaprio first of all congratulations for the new ecofriendly apartment in New York.You are a mature actor now and you need to get married.For you marriage is important.Dont marry an overexposed model. Marry a housewife who will take care of you and be sincere to you all your life. The idea of being married is the best even though you are an actor. Love you so much Leo always, Farah

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