PHOTOS: Downtown Manhattan Crushed by Hurricane Sandy

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, downtown residents are still facing flooded streets and homes, no power and a devastating recovery that will likely take weeks if not months. Reporter Amy Eley ventured into Lower Manhattan to survey the damage. We’ll be updating with more photos and reports from the neighborhood.

Cars that once sat in a parking garage on South William Street in Manhattan's Financial District float along the entrance of the garage. Gas has leaked from the cars into the flood waters. Photo by Amy Eley.


The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel remains flooded after Hurricane Sandy slams Manhattan. Photo by Amy Eley.


Mannequins from the Superdry clothing store at South Street Seaport sit on the nearby Water Street. The store was flooded during Hurricane Sandy, causing the mannequins to drift to neighboring streets. Photo by Amy Eley.


Trees in Battery Park City are uprooted from the ground as a result of the strong winds from Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Amy Eley.

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