FLOOD EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
This content has been moved to our new Red Hook WaterStories website.
- Resiliency 101, the home page of our Resiliency section
- Flood prep info (short and long term) for Red Hook. Much of this applies to other waterfront neighborhoods.
- Overview of resiliency plans for Red Hook
Protection from the sea is not an entirely new business in town.
There was a large Brooklyn resiliency effort of 1888 when the 460-foot-long Brighton Beach Hotel (left) was moved more than 500 feet back from the Atlantic Ocean to get away from shoreline erosion.
The hotel was loaded onto 112 trucks pulled by 6 train locomotives.