With some exceptions, the city’s strategy has been to allow, and sometimes encourage, development in flood-risk areas along with new resiliency measures.
9:00 AM — Lieutenant Governor Hochul highlights need for women in leadership roles at 13th Annual CUNY Women’s Leadership Conference. Hunter College, Kaye Playhouse, 695 Park Avenue, Manhattan. 9:00 AM — Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican nominee for mayor greets voters. 116th Street & Lexington Avenue, Manhattan. 9:00 AM – Small Business Services Commissioner Bishop, […]
Plus, the dollar figures on Gov. Cuomo’s past support for the MTA. Or lack thereof.
Five years after Sandy, the city and owners have begun addressing vulnerabilities throughout the sprawling Food Distribution Center, but it remains unclear how resilient the area would be if forced to confront another natural disaster head-on.
Judi Kende and Laurie Schoeman |
‘Five years in, New York still has work to do before the region can claim to be truly resilient or able to withstand a major hurricane or weather event. But we have learned so much about resilient design, and other cities can in turn learn from us.’