5 Ways New York Is Redesigning Itself for Rising Seas

By Emily J. Gertz 

An ambitious effort called Rebuild by Design aims to redevelop sections of New York’s waterfront for climate change’s new normal of rising seas, increased flooding, and more frequent and more destructive storms.

They are designed to improve everyday life in ways particular to each neighborhood while also acting as “a comprehensive flood system that acknowledges that we’re going to have to live with the water,” said Amy Chester, the project manager of Rebuild by Design.

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Credits: Interboro Team/Courtesy Rebuild by Design)
Credits: Interboro Team/Courtesy Rebuild by Design)

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