March 2020: Design Unveiled
After a thorough review process, the Commission recommended to the Governor that Puerto Rico-based architect Segundo Cardona and artist Antonio Martorell design and build the memorial.
Hurricane Maria Memorial Competition
Calling All Architects and Artists
The Hurricane Maria Memorial Competition is seeking an artist to design and execute the building of a new memorial to stand as an international symbol of the resiliency of the Puerto Rican community.
The Commission has identified The Esplanade and the Chambers Street Overlook in Battery Park City in New York City as potential sites for the Memorial.
Ongoing Efforts to Support Puerto Rico
We Stand With Our Brothers and Sisters Until the Job is Done
Since the hurricane's landfall in September 2017, Governor Cuomo has traveled to Puerto Rico five times and has continuously directed critical resources to communities in need.