Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. As the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, our Getty Images photographers John Moore, Spencer Platt, Andrew Burton and Bruce Bennett explored multiple sites around the New York and New Jersey areas that suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy to show how those locations look today.

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  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: (top) A man walks a dog through a heavily damaged sesction on November 2, 2012 in the Rockway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: (bottom) A person walks a dog on October 23, 2013 in the Rockway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 2: (top) A man walks along the heavily damaged beach on November 2, 2012 in Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: (bottom) People walk down the beach on October 23, 2013 in Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: (top) A woman and child walk through water on a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moved closer to the area on October 29, 2012 in the Red Hook section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: (bottom) A person rides a bike October 23, 2013 in the Red Hook section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: (top) Rising water caused by Superstorm Sandy rushes onto the pathway at Battery Park on October 29, 2012 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: (bottom) Tourists walk along the pathway in Battery Park October 23, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • MONMOUTH, NJ - NOVEMBER 8: (top) The Monmouth Beach pavilion is surrounded by debris caused by Superstorm Sandy on November 8, 2012 in Monmouth, New Jersey. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images) MONMOUTH, NJ - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) The Monmouth Beach pavilion is shown October 22, 2013 in Monmouth, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: (top) The boardwalk and amusement park in Seaside Heights, New Jersey is shown destroyed by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 21: (bottom) The boardwalk and amusement park in Seaside Heights, New Jersey is shown October 21, 2013. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 25: (top) Edward 'Roaddawg' Manley, a volunteer and honory firefighter with the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department, places a star on top of a Christmas tree December 25, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) The same section of Breezy Point is shown October 22, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • UNION BEACH, NJ - NOVEMBER 21: (top) The iconic Princess Cottage, built in 1855, remains standing after being ravaged by flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy November 21, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) UNION BEACH, NJ - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) The spot was the Princess Cottage used to be is shown October 22, 2013 in Union Beach, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: (top) A man walks through a flooded street after Superstorm Sandy October 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) October 22, 2013. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 31: (top) Fire fighters walk the streets of Long beach, which experienced heavy flooding and dune erosion due to Hurricane Sand October 31, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) A man crosses the street in Long Beach, New York Octobter 22, 2013. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: (top) People walk past sandbags on a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves closer to the area on October 29, 2012 in the Red Hook section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: (bottom) People walk past a building on October 23, 2013 in the Red Hook section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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  • LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: (top) A man walks through a flooded street after Superstorm Sandy, on October 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) The same house is shown in Little Ferry, New Jersey October 22, 2013. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: (top) The boardwalk and amusement park in Seaside Heights, New Jersey is shown destroyed by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 21: (bottom) The boardwalk and amusement park in Seaside Heights, New Jersey is shown October 21, 2013. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: (top) Rising water caused by Superstorm Sandy rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously known as the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel) October 29, 2012 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) Cars use the Carey Tunnel October 22, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: (top) Abandoned and flooded cars are sit after Hurricane Sandy on November 2, 2012 in the Rockaway neighborhood, of the Queens borugh of New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER - 20: (bottom) Cars sit in a parking lot on October 20, 2013, 2012 in the Rockaway neighborhood, of the Queens borugh of New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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  • LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: (top) An emergency responder helps evacuate two people with a boat, after their neighborhood experienced flooding due to Superstorm Sandy October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 23: (bottom) The same home in Little Ferry, NJ is shown October 22, 2013. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: (top) The remains of burned homes are surrounded by water due to Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City October 31, 2012. (Photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21: (bottom) Newly built homes and vacant lots are shown in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City October 21, 2013. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: (top) Water floods the Plaza Shops in the wake of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) The underground Plaza Shops in lower Manhattan remain closed due to flooding from Hurricane Sandy almost a year after the storm on October 22, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: (top) Rising water caused by Superstorm Sandy rushes into a parking garage on October 29, 2012 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: Traffic drives past the garage (which is in use again) October 22, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: (top) Rising water caused by Superstorm Sandy rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously known as the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel) October 29, 2012 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) Cars use the Carey Tunnel October 22, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: (top) Water floods the Plaza Shops in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) The entrance to the underground Plaza Shops remains closed due to unfinished renovations almost a hear after being flooded by Hurricane Sandy October 22, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: (top) Hugh L. Carey Tunnel sits flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: (bottom) Traffic passes from Manhattan into the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel on October 22, 2013 in New York City. Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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