LES area selected as a Rebuild by Design winner. $335 million to fund storm-surge protection project.

LESReady! is proud to announce that the Rebuild by Design competition is over and the BIG U’s project, which directly benefits the LES, was selected as a winner! Secretary Shaun Donovan of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, declared the winners on June 2 with Mayor De Blasio,Governor Cuomo and Sentor Schumer. Learn more about the project by clicking here. More information to come! 

LESReady! members and leaders attended the announcement event. See photos of the announcement event below.