Come along with The Verge for the second season of Detours. We’ve traveled across the country to find the people, groups, and companies that are solving America’s problems in new and unconventional ways. Check in for new dispatches every Wednesday.
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy laid waste to Manhattan, leaving much of it underwater. Now, a group of architects is building a $335 million protective barrier around the island's southern tip to spare the Big Apple from the next big one.