Soon after Superstorm Sandy pushed a surge of water through the Queens, N.Y., neighborhood of Breezy Point, a fire engulfed more than 100 homes. A panoramic image taken on Nov. 1, 2012 (bottom image), shows the wrecked remains of a town that was both swamped and burned. While the Army Corps of Engineers has largely cleared the debris, little rebuilding has begun in this area (top image). Use the navigation buttons to move left or right or to zoom.( David Friedman and John Makely / NBC News)
While some neighbors are almost ready to move back home, others are still unsure how much of their property can be rebuilt following the storm.
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This story was originally published on Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:11 AM EDT