Infrastructure in America‘s largest city struggles to resume business after post-tropical storm causes damage
Homes damaged, streets flooded and city plunged into darkness, causing misery and chaos for millions of residents
Residents demand answers as officials remain vague over when New York can expect to get back on its feet
City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says 750,000 New Yorkers are without power
Mayor admits it could take up to five days to have the city’s subway system running again
Governor Andrew Cuomo: ‘It was as bad as anything I have experienced in New York’
Lower Manhattan goes dark during hurricane Sandy, on Monday, as seen from Brooklyn, N.Y. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.
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Water floods the Ground Zero construction site on Monday in New York after Sandy came ashore to the south.
Vehicles are submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, in New York.
Rising water, caused by Sandy, rushes into a subterranean parking garage, Monday, in the Financial District of New York City.
Here’s another shot that is said to be 14th Street and Avenue C: