The lights on the Brooklyn Bridge stand in contrast to the lower Manhattan skyline which has lost its electrical supply following Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday.
Seawater floods the ground zero construction site in New York City. The storm, which has spread rain and high winds from North Carolina to New England and west into Pennsylvania and upstate New York, continues to head northwest.
Consolidated Edison cut power to part of lower Manhattan on Monday night. The power company tweeted that it was also shutting down service in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn.
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Firefighters look up at the facade of a four-story building that collapsed onto the sidewalk in New York City. As of 7 p.m. ET Monday, Sandy had been reclassified as a "post-tropical cyclone."
A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday. The New York Times reports that 70 to 80 percent of Atlantic City was underwater.
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A journalist struggles to cross the street in Atlantic City. The city is like a ghost town, with casinos shuttered, tourists gone and many parts of the town inundated in knee-high water.
Jake Wilkerson (left) and Kaityln Baker struggle with their umbrellas as Hurricane Sandy approaches Annapolis, Md.
Snowplows move through Randolph County, W.Va. Sandy was set to collide with a wintry storm from the west and cold air streaming down from the Arctic.
A fallen tree and power line lie over homes in Garden City, N.Y. Hurricane Sandy still has 90 mph sustained winds with higher gusts.
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Diana Clarke sits on a cot set up by the Red Cross as she takes shelter from Hurricane Sandy at Weymouth High School in Weymouth, Mass.
Caleb Lavoie (front) and Curtis Huard leap into the street as a large wave crashes over a seawall on the Atlantic Ocean in Kennebunk, Maine.
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Travelers on Delta Airlines look at a departure screen in Detroit as dozens of departing flights have been canceled.
Waves crash onto the damaged Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., as the hurricane churns up the East Coast. Sandy is sending coastal residents fleeing as it threatens a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.
Washington, D.C., braced for heavy rains and high winds as Hurricane Sandy approached.