In October 2012, the real estate firm L+M was about to close on a big deal: to redevelop Ocean Village, a housing project in the Rockaways that had fallen into severe disrepair. The tenants were living in squalid conditions; nothing worked; the building was literally falling apart. Then, just a few days before closing on the property, Hurricane Sandy struck the Rockaways, devastating the community and making the distressed property even less valuable than before. But L+M, with a mission to do good in addition to doing well, didn't walk away. Would the result bring the housing project back to life?
This short film tracks an incredible, inspiring, only-in-New York story.