Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines - NYC Mayor's Office of Climate and Environmental Justice
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Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines

Ensures city projects constructed today will be prepared for future climate change.

The Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, using cutting-edge science and research, translate future-looking climate change projections into technical guidance that engineers and architects will use as they design roads, buildings, sewer systems, hospitals, public housing, and other pieces of critical public infrastructure. This ensures that projects constructed today will be prepared for worsening extreme weather decades into the future and can continue to provide critical services to New Yorkers.

  • Horizon Adolescent Facility Expansion (ACS)
  • Canarsie Library Overhaul (BPL)
  • Kingsborough Community College Hot Water Heat Piping Distribution (CUNY)
  • Queens Courthouse Upgrades and Renovations (DCAS)
  • Queens County Farm Museum: New Education Center (DCLA)
  • Harlem Stage at The Gatehouse: HVAC Upgrade (DCLA)
  • Reconstruction of Paerdegat Pumping Station (DEP)
  • Owls Head Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility Main Sewage Pump Replacement (DEP)
  • Arcady Road Reconstruction (DEP)
  • Mid Staten Island Bluebelt (DEP/DOT)
  • Leonard Covello Senior Center Upgrades (DFTA)
  • Harlem Shelter Improvements (DHS)
  • New Manhattan Detention Facility (DOC)
  • Washington Heights Health Center Exterior Renovation (DOHMH)
  • Court Square Pedestrian Improvements (DOT)
  • Harper Street Administration Building (DOT)
  • Reconstruction of Shore Road Bridge (DOT)
  • Queens 1 Luyster Creek Garage Construction (DSNY)
  • Brooklyn Army Terminal Elevators (EDC)
  • Hunters Point South Ferry Landing Reconstruction (EDC)
  • Engine 91 Renovation (FDNY)
  • Fort Totten Utilities Improvements (FDNY)
  • Partially funded renovation of a pediatric hospital facility on Staten Island (H+H)
  • Brownsville Community Center (HRA)
  • Gowanus Green, new affordable housing (HPD)
  • New affordable housing development in The Bronx (HPD)
  • Renovated affordable housing project in Brooklyn (HPD)
  • Wagner Community Center (NYCHA)
  • Jefferson Playground Reconstruction (NYCHA)
  • 23rd Street Warehouse Rebuild (NYPD)
  • Rodman’s Neck Facilities Improvements (NYPD)
  • Dalton Recreation Center Reconstruction (Parks)
  • Haffen Park Improvements (Parks)
  • 107th Street Pier and Bobby Wagner Walk Reconstruction (Parks)
  • Jackson Heights Library Expansion (QPL)
  • New School Construction in Queens (SCA)
  • New School Construction – site to be determined (SCA)

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