“I think now is the time for bigger-scope projects to move forward,” City Manager Jack Schnirman said, referring to Rebuild by Design, a competition initiated by President Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and aimed at protecting the South Shore from a Category 2 hurricane.
Read more of this awesomeness at the Long Beach Herald: Rebuild by Design project would begin in Long Beach
I am very excited and really hope this comes to fruition here in Long Beach. This is real forward thinking. I am sure you will all agree how important bay protection is for Long Beach. This would be major step in doing just that. Plus, it’s also a beautification plan as well. Although dated, this old post might help you remember how terrible that section of Long Beach really is: THE FORBIDDEN ZONE OF LONG BEACH: A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY.
Read more about Rebuild By Design here: www.rebuildbydesign.org