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Governor’s office of storm recovery (GOSR)

Living Breakwaters: Tottenville

Living Breakwaters is an innovative coastal green infrastructure project designed to reduce erosion and damage from storm waves, improve the ecosystem health of Raritan Bay and encourage stewardship our nearshore waters and generally enhance people’s experience of the shoreline of southern Staten Island. The project was initially developed by SCAPE landscape Architecture for the Rebuild by Design Competition, a design competition held by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to seek cutting edge ideas for coastal resilience in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The project is being implemented by the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery and is funded by US HUD through the community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding.
 

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THE LIVING BREAKWATERS PROJECT

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TOTTENVILLE 
SHORELINE PROTECTION PROJECT

NEWS & RESOURCES


 

$15.8 Billion

in economic output from the new jobs