Rebuild By Design

An artist rendering of a planned park in Hoboken aimed at alleviate flooding. (Credit: Rebuild by Design)

Planned Park Aimed At Easing Hoboken Flooding Could Serve As Model In Other Areas

A creative plan to alleviate flooding in Hoboken could help solve problems throughout the area.


Artist rendering of artificial islands plan. (credit: WXY/West 8/Stevens Institute of Technology)

One Idea For Protecting NY, NJ From Powerful Storms: Man-Made Islands

The “Blue Dunes” proposal is part of Rebuild By Design, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to come up with novel ways to protect against the next big storm.


Merrick homeowner Steve Zalewski greets sen Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Calls For Coastline Protection For Nassau County

MERRICK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to develop a plan to protect Nassau County’s coastline, similar to one in neighboring Suffolk. Schumer said a plan for […]