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The Financial District and Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan aims to build Lower Manhattan’s resilience to climate risks, including daily tides and coastal storms. We are developing a comprehensive plan to secure the future of the region.

Updates

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Community Open House #3

June 28, 2021 and June 30, 2021
Our most recent open houses for the Financial District and Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan were on June 28 and June 30, 2021. During the events, we invited you to provide input on what you envision for the future of Lower Manhattan.
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June Virtual Open Houses

June 28, 2021 and June 30, 2021
Our most recent open houses for the Financial District and Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan were on June 28 and June 30, 2021. During the events, we invited you to provide input on what you envision for the future of Lower Manhattan.
Summary to come!
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Memo: Challenges to Constructing an On-Land Alignment

June 11, 2021 
As part of our Phase III analysis, our project team explored the feasibility of constructing an entirely on-land project. The challenges associated with constructing our flood protection entirely on-land are detailed within this memo, along with the conclusion that it is not feasible to construct an entirely on-land project that meets our project goals.
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Memo: Challenges to Constructing an On-Land Alignment

June 11, 2021
As part of our Phase III analysis, our project team explored the feasibility of constructing an entirely on-land project. The challenges associated with constructing our flood protection entirely on-land are detailed within this memo, along with the conclusion that it is not feasible to construct an entirely on-land project that meets our project goals.
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Panel Discussion: Funding and Financing Resiliency in Lower Manhattan

April 13, 2021
On April 13th, MOCR and EDC hosted a virtual panel discussion on Funding and Financing Resiliency in Lower Manhattan.
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Panel Discussion: Funding and Financing Resiliency in Lower Manhattan

April 13, 2021
On April 13th, MOCR and EDC hosted a virtual panel discussion on Funding and Financing Resiliency in Lower Manhattan.
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Virtual Workshop: Reimagining Lower Manhattan’s Public Waterfront for the 21st Century

March 23, 2021
On March 23rd, MOCR and EDC convened a workshop on Reimagining Lower Manhattan’s Public Waterfront for the 21st Century.
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Virtual Workshop: Reimagining Lower Manhattan’s Public Waterfront for the 21st Century

March 23, 2021
On March 23rd, MOCR and EDC convened a workshop on Reimagining Lower Manhattan’s Public Waterfront for the 21st Century.
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Virtual Open House

February 25, 2021
On February 25th 2021, we hosted an interactive Virtual Open House that brought together students, community leaders, residents, and workers from Lower Manhattan, with City agency representatives, urban planners, engineers, and designers, to talk about the climate risks that Lower Manhattan faces, some of our early project designs to mitigate those risks, and share feedback.
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Virtual Open House

February 25, 2021
On February 25th 2021, we hosted an interactive Virtual Open House that brought together students, community leaders, residents, and workers from Lower Manhattan, with City agency representatives, urban planners, engineers, and designers, to talk about the climate risks that Lower Manhattan faces, some of our early project designs to mitigate those risks, and share feedback.
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Virtual Workshop: Ecology and Coastal Defense for the Climate Resilience Plan

January 27,2021
On January 27th, MOCR and EDC convened a workshop on Ecology and Coastal Defense for the Climate Resilience Plan. This workshop fostered a conversation with project stakeholders and content experts about the relationship between coastal defense infrastructure and local ecology in the East River.
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Virtual Workshop: Ecology and Coastal Defense for the Climate Resilience Plan

January 27,2021
On January 27th, MOCR and EDC convened a workshop on Ecology and Coastal Defense for the Climate Resilience Plan. This workshop fostered a conversation with project stakeholders and content experts about the relationship between coastal defense infrastructure and local ecology in the East River.
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Interactive Engagement Portal Launch

January 22, 2021
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency (MOCR) launched this website on January 22, 2021, as an interactive engagement portal.
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Interactive Engagement Portal Launch

January 22, 2021
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency (MOCR) launched this website on January 22, 2021, as an interactive engagement portal.
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Climate Coalition for Lower Manhattan

December 15, 2020
The Climate Coalition of Lower Manhattan (CCLM) is a coalition convened to serve as a community advisory group for this and the other Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) projects.
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Climate Coalition for Lower Manhattan

December 15, 2020
The Climate Coalition of Lower Manhattan (CCLM) is a coalition convened to serve as a community advisory group for this and the other Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) projects.
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Virtual Tour of Financial District and Seaport

September 21, 2020
Follow NYCEDC project leads Elijah Hutchinson and Jocelyn Dupre on a virtual tour of the Financial District and Seaport.
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Virtual Tour of Financial District and Seaport

September 21, 2020
Follow NYCEDC project leads Elijah Hutchinson and Jocelyn Dupre on a virtual tour of the Financial District and Seaport.
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Interactive Open House

February 25, 2020
In February 2020, we hosted an interactive open house that brought together students, community leaders, residents, and workers in the area with City agency representatives and urban planners, engineers, designers, and civil servants.
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Interactive Open House

February 25, 2020
In February 2020, we hosted an interactive open house that brought together students, community leaders, residents, and workers in the area with City agency representatives and urban planners, engineers, designers, and civil servants.
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Community Board and Elected Officials Briefings

Quarterly
The Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency (MOCR) hosts quarterly briefings with Community Boards 1 and 3 and local elected officials to update them on the LMCR Project, including the FiDi-Seaport Climate Resilience Plan.
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Community Board and Elected Officials Briefings

Quarterly
The Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency (MOCR) hosts quarterly briefings with Community Boards 1 and 3 and local elected officials to update them on the LMCR Project, including the FiDi-Seaport Climate Resilience Plan.
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Public Meeting Documents


Manhattan Community Board 1 Environmental Committee Meeting
September 10, 2020

Public Meeting Documents

Manhattan Community Board 1 Environmental Committee Meeting
September 10, 2020