Background

Project Team

The project team is led by the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), and the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR).

Other agency partners include the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the Department of City Planning (DCP); and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC).

The City has hired a consultant team led by AKRF/KSE Engineering comprised of experts in coastal and waterfront engineering, urban design, landscape architecture, stormwater management, and community engagement.

The City and the project team are working in partnership with the community to develop conceptual designs and determine technical feasibility of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. 

Project Team infographic