Hurricane Maria Memorial Unveiled in Battery Park City




Hurricane Maria Memorial. Image courtesy Gov Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled New York’s Hurricane Maria Memorial, which honors the victims of Hurricane Maria and stands as an international symbol of the resilience of the Puerto Rican community. The Memorial’s design, by Puerto Rico-based architect Segundo Cardona and artist Antonio Martorell, was recommended to the Governor by the Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission and completed one year after the Governor announced the winning design at the March 2020 Albany SOMOS conference. Now open to the public, the Hurricane Maria Memorial is located at the Chambers Street Overlook in Battery Park City.

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