Peril and Promise

NYC Rising: Artful Solutions

Season 2018 Episode 5 | 5m 2s

Superstorm Sandy ripped through lower Manhattan in 2012, flooding the construction site of the Whitney Museum's new location right on the river. After that disastrous event, they designed a fortress-like flood protection system for when climate disaster strikes again, making it one of the most flood-resilient structures in New York.

Aired: 02/14/18

Rating: NR

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