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Inside NYC's Amazing New Flood-Proof, Prefab Beach "Pods"

Yasha Wallin

After the Hurricane Sandy many of New York's beaches were left with just the tattered shambles of what used to be their restrooms and other beach structures. The city had to rebuild to open these popular beaches back to their communities for summer 2013, but fast-tracking that in just a few months proved to be a challenge. Architect Jim Garrison and his firm were up to the task. Recently, a slew of new flood-proof, prefab lifeguard stations, comfort stations and offices opened. Here's a peak.

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