Five-Year Roundup

Here are the people and projects shaping the region’s post-Sandy recovery

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Here are the people and projects shaping post-Sandy recovery. Pictured here: The Battery Park Underpass was flooded with 15 million gallons of water during Sandy. (NYC Department of Transportation/Alex Engel)
Here are the people and projects shaping post-Sandy recovery. Pictured here: The Battery Park Underpass was flooded with 15 million gallons of water during Sandy. (NYC Department of Transportation/Alex Engel)

This Sunday marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy‘s New York City landfall. In recognition of this significant milestone, here are eight recent stories on the people and projects shaping recovery in the city, the region, and beyond:

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Five years later, AN looks at the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York’s built environment. Pictured here: Rockaway Beach boardwalk reconstruction post-Sandy. (Roman Lakoubtchik/Flickr)

Five years later, AN looks at the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York’s built environment

NYCHA workers removing debris in Red Hook Houses (East) basement caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Massive post-Sandy roof restoration begins at Red Hook Houses

Rendering of downtown Far Rockaway with new development. https://www.nycedc.com/project/downtown-far-rockaway

A tale of two flood zones: NYC nabes rezoned for new building and buy-outs. Pictured here: Rendering of downtown Far Rockaway with new development. (NYCEDC)

A tale of two flood zones: NYC nabes rezoned for new building and buy-outs

Even noncostal cities are vulnerable to the effects of climate change—downtown Nashville, is pictured here after record flooding in 2010. (Kaldari / Wikimedia Commons)

How can cities double down on the climate change fight? Three experts share ideas. Pictured here: Even inland cities are vulnerable to the effects of climate change—downtown Nashville is shown here after record flooding in 2010. (Courtesy Kaldari / Wikimedia Commons)

How can cities double down on the climate change fight? Three experts share ideas

A worker in the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery's Build it Back program lifts a Staten Island home above the floodline. (Courtesy NYC DDC/Flickr)

Five years after Sandy, New York is updating its flood resilience zoning. Pictured here: A worker in the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery’s Build it Back program lifts a Staten Island home above the floodline. (Courtesy NYC DDC/Flickr)

Five years after Sandy, New York is updating its flood resilience zoning

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This new transit map will help you prepare for the L train shutdown. (Sidewalk Labs)

Planning for the L train shutdown

http://www.stoss.net/projects/27/trinity-riverfront/ (Courtesy Stoss)

Climate Profiles: Chris Reed, Stoss, and the future of Boston’s waterfront. Pictured here: Trinity Riverfront, Dallas, Texas. (Courtesy Stoss)

Climate Profiles: Chris Reed, Stoss, and the future of Boston’s waterfront

Rendering of the Stuyvesant Cove section of the ESCR. (Courtesy City of New York)

Crucial updates on New York–area coastal resiliency projects

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