This is Battery Park in 1938. Think this can't happen in the future?
Well think again!
Areas that could potentially be flooded, the researchers said, include the Rockaways, Coney Island, much of southern Brooklyn and Queens, portions of Long Island City, Astoria, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, lower Manhattan and eastern Staten Island, from Great Kills Harbor north to the Verrazano Bridge.
Rising Seas and Stronger Storms Threaten New York City (old but still valid)
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