Featured Image: The First Avenue Water Plaza, located along the FDR Drive at the entrance of the American Copper Buildings, serves as an active civic space and a functional storm water management system. The plaza is activated by a layered water collection system that manages multiple types of inundation, including storm water and storm surge, to reduce CSO events and flood impacts (New York, New York, 2018). Project partners: JDS Development Group, SHoP Architects, AKRF, Pine and Swallow Environmental. Photo: Ty Cole Photography