Jamaica Bay Park
Exhibit Opening: "Hurricane Sandy: Before and After"
Sunday, January 27, 2013
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
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Gateway National Recreation Area presents “Hurricane Sandy: Before and After,” a photo exhibit featuring the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the park. The exhibit compares large scale satellite images from before the hurricane and photos taken afterward by National Park Service (NPS) employees so that the public can assess the damage to the park.
Post-storm photos were taken by NPS employees as part of the recovery effort. The large format—almost two by three feet—reveals the storm’s effects in great detail. Some of the most dramatic images are aerial shots taken from helicopters used by the team to survey the park.
The exhibit will be on display for the next several months in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, located at 100 Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens. The Visitor Center is open daily, free of charge, from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Visit the Multi-Purpose Room.
(718) 354-4530, ext. 238
Directions to Jamaica Bay Park
Jamaica Bay Park Weather
- NYC Parks, In Partnership With National Park Service, Launches Jamaica Bay/Rockaway Parks Restoration Corps
- NYC Parks Joins The National Park Service To Issue Requests For Proposals For Kayaking And Canoeing, Bike Rental, And Food Concessions For Jamaica Bay And The Rockaway Peninsula
- Mayor Bloomberg And Secretary Salazar Join Forces To Cooperatively Manage 10,000 Acres Of City, Federal Parks In And Around Jamaica Bay