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Congratulations to the Winners of Rebuild by Design

On Monday, June 2nd, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, Senator Charles Schumer, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Governor Chris Christie, Mayor Mauro Raguseo of Little Ferry, NJ, and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced $920 million in funding to six Rebuild by Design teams.
Grantee Region Design Team Funding
New Jersey Meadowlands MIT CAU+ZUS+URBANISTEN $150 M
New Jersey Lower Hudson OMA $230 M
New York Nassau County The Interboro Team $125 M
New York Staten Island SCAPE/Landscape Architecture $60 M
New York City Manhattan The BIG Team $335 M
New York City South Bronx PennDesign/OLIN $20 M
MAS was a lead partner in the Rebuild by Design competition, alongside the Van Alen Institute, the Regional Plan Association and NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge. As the winning projects move into implementation, MAS will continue to support Rebuild by Design and the communities involved through our Community Resilience Trainings and network building activities. While the implementation of the funded projects will be critical to improving our region’s resilience, the competition’s unique format produced research, design opportunities, and thoughtful project ideas that could be a springboard for future work. Congratulations again to the winners. We look forward to working with them, and other stakeholders, on improving resiliency in New York City through an ongoing, inclusive dialogue. Learn more about the winning Rebuild by Design projects in the official HUD press release.