No Barriers to Beauty

Rebuild by Design team hosts public workshop

Hudson Reporter: Planters, seating, and signs that show the way are all possible features that could be included in a northern section of the Rebuild by Design project, which aims to protect the city from flooding.

The project, a federal effort funded through a $230 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will help protect Hoboken from storm surges like those experienced during Superstorm Sandy.The project will employ infrastructure elements in north and south Hoboken, such as flood walls, and soft landscaping, including berms and levees that would look like park areas. Rain gardens, bicycle parking, and murals are also being considered. Read More>>