Peril and Promise

NYC Rising: Artful Solutions

Season 2018 Episode 5 | 5m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

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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Peril and Promise is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN.