If you've ever made this approach to the beach at Ft. Tilden, you immediately sense what is wrong. Right, you would never have seen the ocean through the abandoned Cold War building.
Inside this damaged structure a reminder of part of Gateway's mission.
This location, mostly untouched by ocean waters, lies just to the east of the major pass through for beach goers.
The textures caused by the rush of water are beautiful, despite the destruction they suggest.
Signs of life return on the untouched sand.
The ocean pushed through the peninsula over the road that cuts between Reis and Ft. Tilden, waters ponding in the low spots of the park.
Bittersweet everywhere; their seeds dispersed by flood waters.