What We Saw When the Lights Went Out: A Portfolio From Hurricane Sandy
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Hurricane Sandy

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Photo: Casey Kelbaugh for New York Magazine

Whitecaps at the corner of West and Murray Streets, Battery Park City, October 29.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

Flooded streets near South Ferry in downtown Manhattan, October 31. 

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Photo: Gina LeVay for New York Magazine

The destroyed entrance of the South Ferry subway station, November 1.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

A deli below Canal St on Broadway, October 31.

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Photo: Gus Powell for New York Magazine

The Manhattan Bridge, partially illuminated, October 31.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

Near Burling Slip and John Street, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

A shopping cart from the flooded Fairway supermarket, Red Hook, October 30.

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Photo: Devin Yalkin for New York Magazine

A destroyed dock in front of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition in Red Hook.

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Photo: Devin Yalkin for New York Magazine

People rummaging through dumpsters outside of Fairway in Red Hook.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

A fallen tree near Court St and 4th Place in Carroll Gardens, October 30.

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Photo: Gus Powell for New York Magazine

A generator-powered recharging station, Lower East Side, October 31.

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Photo: Jeff Mermelstein for New York Magazine

Lower East Side, October 31.

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Photo: Jeff Mermelstein for New York Magazine

Lower East Side, October 31.

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Photo: Jeff Mermelstein for New York Magazine

Lower East Side, October 31.

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Photo: Jeff Mermelstein for New York Magazine

Lower East Side, October 31.

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Photo: Jeff Mermelstein for New York Magazine

Lower East Side, October 31.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

Artists working without electricity on Eldridge Street, October 30.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

A flooded basement, Alphabet City, October 30.

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Photo: Christopher Griffith

One57’s wrecked crane, midtown, November 1.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

View from the Empire State Building, October 31.

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Photo: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao for New York Magazine

Another night in the dark, flatiron district, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

People charging devices outside the Ace Hotel, October 31.

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Photo: Stephanie Keith/Polaris

A food cart on West 13th Street, November 1.

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Photo: Gus Powell for New York Magazine

The Old Homestead Steakhouse improvising as a sidewalk vendor, meatpacking district, October 31.

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Photo: Alex Webb/Magnum Photo for New York Magazine

Cooking and selling steaks and hamburgers outside the Old Homestead Steakhouse before the meat goes bad.

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Photo: Joseph Rodriguez for New York Magazine

A family huddles in their home, Rockaway Beach, November 1.

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Photo: Reuters

Apartment-building lobby, Sheepshead Bay, October 30.

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Photo: Derek Henry Flood for New York Magazine

A National Guard Blackhawk helicopter surveys the wreckage of Breezy Point, October 30.

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Photo: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao for New York Magazine

Flooding in Breezy Point

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

Debris at Sea Gate Coney Island, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

Debris at Sea Gate Coney Island, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

The destroyed sign at the Shore Theater in Coney Island, October 31.

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Photo: Peter Yang for New York Magazine

Jackson Shepherd, Montefiore hospital, November 1, three days after his ordeal.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

14th Street and Irving Place, October 30.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

People charging their devices at 8th Avenue between 15th and 14th Streets, October 31.

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Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez for New York Magazine

A boy stepping out of Joe's Pizza on Carmine Street, October 31.

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Photo: Casey Kelbaugh for New York Magazine

23rd Street and Tenth Avenue on October 29.

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Photo: Gus Powell for New York Magazine

A photograph being removed from 303 Gallery, Chelsea, October 31.

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Photo: Gus Powell for New York Magazine

The water line outside Pace Gallery in Chelsea, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

Debris on W. 19th Street in Chelsea, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

A flooded parking lot in Chelsea, October 31.

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Photo: Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine

Downed trees, South Williamsburg, October 30.

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Photo: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao for New York Magazine

New York skyline from Queens on October 31st.

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Photo: Alex Webb/Magnum Photo for New York Magazine

Fallen trees in Park Slope.

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