LOWER MANHATTANHeadaches Persist in Lower Manhattan After Hurricane
Lower Manhattan enjoyed one of the shortest recovery times in the region, with electricity returning to most of the area less than a week after Hurricane Sandy flooded streets from the financial district to Greenwich Village.
Seawater crippled utility systems in many basements, keeping both businesses and residents from returning to buildings that lacked power, water, heat or other basic services several weeks after the hurricane.
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