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Video: Why Mayor de Blasio Should Make Resilience a Priority

The unprecedented design competition generated ten groundbreaking design interventions for the region impacted by Hurricane Sandy, seven of which are currently underway.
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York City’s new mayor needs to make resilience a top priority.

“Part of the formula for improving the lives of the most vulnerable among us is to build these resilient capacities for us in the city, but it’s also a tremendous job creator if you’re talking about resilient infrastructure, if you’re talking about diversifying our economy so that if one thing goes down it doesn’t take a third of our economy down.”

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