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Leeward Living - Breezy Point Community

Concrete Advantage
Leeward Living designs homes with exteriors of poured concrete to create a
hurricane-resistant and energy-efficient structure. BY RUSS GAGER

" We're trying to build the most
resilient and sustainable homes
in New York City.

"

JAMES WILLMER, PRESIDENT

Leeward Llving subcontracts the electrical, plumbing and HVAC work on its concrete homes.

When the ocean is surging around your beachfront house during a storm
PROFILE
LEEWARD LIVING - BREEZY POINT COMMUNITY
www.leeward-living.com /
Average home price: $500,000 to $1 million /
Headquarters: Rockaway Park, N.Y. / Employees: 26 /
Specialty: Design/build concrete homes

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and the wind is howling against the windows, a resilient concrete house built to
withstand the forces of Mother Nature sounds like a pretty good idea. For some
residents of the aptly named Breezy Point - a final spit of beach inside the limits of
New York City before the Atlantic Ocean takes over - a new concrete home design
from Leeward Living makes sense.
"We really designed the home with the most resilience we could," President
James Willmer points out. The exterior of the homes look like they are covered
with regular clapboard siding, but instead of the siding ripping off in high winds, it
is molded into the concrete exterior walls. "Nothing rips off in a storm," Willmer


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