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Guide to the Rebuild by Design Hurricane Sandy Competition Records
2013-2014
 MS 3216

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 04, 2022
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rebuild by Design (Firm)
Title: Rebuild by Design Hurricane Sandy Competition records
Dates [inclusive]: 2013-2014
Abstract: This collection contains records of Rebuild by Design, a New York regional competition launched in 2013 by President Obama's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and led by the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, the Regional Plan Association, the Municipal Arts Society and the Van Alen Institute. It was a multi-stage planning and design competition to develop solutions to continuing threats resulting from climate change. The collection consists primarily of records related to competition planning, press releases, and interim and final deliverables. There are also a number of photos and videos of site visits, meetings, and various events.
Quantity: 101 Gigabytes (8,146 Files, 595 Folders)
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3216
Sponsor: The acquisition of the Rebuild by Design records was an initiative of the New Amsterdam Project.