Superstorm Sandy wrought havoc and devastation in at least 30 parks, piers and playgrounds in upper Manhattan
At least 30 parks, piers, playgrounds and esplanades in northern Manhattan suffered damage from the ferocious and destructive power of superstorm Sandy last October, Parks Department officials told the Daily News.
One high-profile casualty was the Inwood Hill Park Nature Center on W. 218th St., where 5-foot flood waters destroyed computers and educational exhibits and left a massive mold infestation.
The beloved showplace for eagles, exotic waterfowl and salt marshes is still closed; the Urban Rangers, who conducted tours for kids, have temporarily moved out, and the building needs a $2.8... read more
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