City of Arlington
7. Dallas Cowboys Stadium. This here’s a good news-bad news situation. The good news is that the powers-that-be behind the Cowboys’ new $1 billion stadium, opening later this year, have set their sights on sustainability, from a reflective roof to permeable pavement to game-day recycling, and are registering with the EPA to monitor long-term performance. That bad news is they’ve been involved in a major PR wreck — not to mention several lawsuits — over the use of eminent domain to secure land for the facility. Oh, and the stadium isn’t accessible by public transportation. Er … points for trying?