City Council members sparred with officials over its response amid a 4-hour hearing
See some of the infrastructure improvements and resiliency efforts put in place to protect NYC against future storms.
Flood insurance coverage has dropped in all boroughs except for Manhattan in the wake of the superstorm.
Rebuild by Design changed the way New York thinks about public works
The city’s fiscal watch dog is calling on NYCHA to update New Yorkers on how it’s better prepared for storms like Sandy
A Lower East Side lawmaker demands greater oversight of federally-funded Sandy work at public housing complexes
The restoration project will begin next month
The city has yet to spend billions in available federal aid, according to a new report by the city comptroller
The seawall will be carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New York state
More than half of some 20,000 people who signed up for recovery aid dropped out of the program
The initiative is meant to prevent flooding while improving the quality of the park
This contemporary beachfront bungalow sits on what was once an empty lot.
"Bring Back the City" highlights the unseen efforts from transit workers during Hurricane Sandy.
Recovery from Hurricane Sandy has been slow in the private Brooklyn community
The close-knit Queens neighborhood of Breezy Point had all but burned to the ground after Sandy; now, five years on, it’s proved to be quite resilient.
Years of work still lie ahead before the coast of New York City will be ready for another major storm.
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Photo essays, news, and more on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy
In Ocean Breeze, recovery has meant pulling back from the shoreline
28 homes have been selected in parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island for the pilot program.
The task force will be charged with reporting findings on the city’s relief efforts and making suggestions against future storms.
The repairs are part of ongoing efforts to revitalize public housing that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.
"Managed retreat" has transformed three Staten Island neighborhoods, possibly permanently.
The Department of City Planning has approved a proposal to create a "Special Coastal Risk District" to protect parts of the borough at the greatest risk of flooding.
The pods will help keep Red Hook Houses powered up the next time a storm floods the low-lying neighborhood.
At a City Council hearing held to discuss the delayed recovery work, city officials revealed that the project may stretch all the way into 2021, nearly a decade post-Hurricane Sandy.
Brace yourselves, commuters: Another subway tunnel—the Clark St Tube, connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan—will be shut down for 56 weekends to facilitate repairs on the Sandy-damaged tube.
Staten Island is in the midst of implementing "strategic retreat" as a way of returning its damaged post-Sandy areas to nature. Here's what its storm recovery efforts can teach NYC about climate change.
Build it Back will not complete all of the home repairs it was due to finish this year
Nearly four years after Superstorm Sandy devastated Red Hook, city officials have unveiled three early-stage concepts to protect the neighborhood from future storms, using a combination of permanent and deployable features to guard against flooding.
The pricey resiliency and recovery work will add backup generators, roof replacements, new electrical systems, security systems, upgraded recreational areas and playgrounds, and boilers that will be elevated above projected sea level.
Repair work at the housing development, which is home to 400 families, includes a full roof replacement, stand-by generators for back-up power, flood-protected equipment annexes, upgraded playgrounds and recreational areas, among several others.
Mayor de Blasio's plan to fast track the troubled Build it Back program has resulted in rising construction costs.
The housing authority is trying to improve operations and bring itself into the 21st century. Its goals include energy efficiency, consistent heat and hot water, eliminating pests, reducing secondhand smoke, and more.
With the BP station’s closure, only one station will remain below 14th Street