Cool Neighborhoods NYC

Author: Katharine Burgess; Elizabeth Foster

Organization: NYC Mayor’sOffice of Resiliency

Published in:

Urban Land Institute. (2019) Scorched: Extreme Heat and Real Estate

Cool Neighborhoods NYC is a strategy developed by the Mayor’s Office of Resiliency to provide and target additional funding and to coordinate multiple extreme heat mitigation and adaptation projects. The objective of Cool Neighborhoods NYC is to “help keep New Yorkers safe during hot weather, mitigate urban heat island effect drivers and protect against the worst impacts of rising temperatures from climate change.”