31 Oct '12, 2pm

At long last, New York City considers how to ward off rising waters

At long last, New York City considers how to ward off rising waters

For buildings ancient and modern, devastation arrived in the same breath on Monday night: not in howling winds, but in the murmur of the Hudson River. At Spring Street, the river waters carried over the east bank, moved across West Street, spread past Washington and Greenwich Streets and then most of the way to the street named for the river, Hudson. That is: the river moved 1,200 feet inland, nearly a quarter-mile. We have reached the moment of the instructive catastrophe, our vulnerability bared by forces that we can no longer pretend are some civil engineer’s bad dream. In the summer of 1991, I watched a kind of horror movie. Federal emergency planners ran a slide show of pictures of familiar New York sites that had been doctored to show the effects of a Category 4 hurricane on the city. The entrance to the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, nine feet underwater. Nathan’s in Cone...

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