Click the photo to go to a slideshow of aerial views of Sandy's devastation. (Photo credit: Mike Groll, Associated …Obviously this link list is in no way comprehensive, but I thought I'd collect links to a few of the more interesting and perhaps easy-to-miss pieces I've come across since Sandy hit.
The storm wrought havoc on architectural treasures including projects by Frank Gehry and at the World Trade Center site; Architectural Record has a slideshow.
Cool, eerie long-exposure photos illuminate New York's deep darkness on PetaPixel.
A feared tide of rats failed to materialize, probably because they all drowned, says Forbes. Ew.
"Breaking the Frankensilence" and "Climate change policy evolving at the local level," Next American City: This is a fine line I'm treading, because it might seem that I'm making a political point in recommending these stories. But this seems like an opportune time to explore what is and isn't happening in American cities to fortify infrastructure. Even if you disagree with the writers' perspectives, I think you'll still find their observations about local vs. federal activity useful and interesting.
Urban forests bolster cities' resilience to big storms, says Outside Online.
"A visual history of New York City's destruction in 200 years of fiction," Brain Pickings.
A pained exploration of the inequality exposed by the storm, by Reuters via the Atlantic.
BoingBoing has video of a three-mile walk in the dark the night after Sandy ("reminded me of NYC in the 1700s"):