Thursday, November 20, 2014

South Moon Under Waiting For The Next Flood

Klaff's lighting left downtown Westport after the last super high tide of Hurricane Sandy flooded their entire basement which is where the repair shop used to be. The new tenant is a national chain clothing store called South Moon Under. This is their first Connecticut location.

Few days ago I spoke with the store manager. She didn't know the previous tenant was flooded. Their entire inventory is in the basement. I showed her how low the opening to the river was, the water often reaches right up to the edge. Isn't time the town decided to build up the wall at that spot to deflect the next rising tides.

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