Lower Manhattan Will Get $176M To Arm Itself Against Storms


Lower Manhattan will receive $176 million in funds for flood protection, the New York Times reports.While the specifics of what this protection entails has not yet been decided, the funds, awarded to city by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will cover the shoreline stretching from Montgomery Street on the Lower East Side to the tip of Battery Park City.

The funds were awarded as part of a National Disaster Resilience Competition launched by the HUD…

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