The Jet Star Roller Coaster sits in the ocean after part of the Casino Pier was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. on Feb. 25, 2013, then after its removal Oct. 13, 2013.
The boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. on Nov. 22, 2012, then again Oct. 13, 2013.
The ruins of more than 100 homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York on Dec. 12, 2012, and rebuilding efforts a year later.
Sea water floods the entrance to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York on Oct. 29, 2012. The same location is then seen just a year later.
The ravages of Hurricane Sandy, one year later
Just a year ago, the northeastern states were smashed by Superstorm Sandy, which caused a colossal amount of damage particularly in New Jersey and New York city. After more than $14 billion in federal support and countless hours spent cleaning up, significant progress has been made, but the job is far from over.
Above is a look at some areas hit hard by Sandy, and for more interactive before-and-after photos, you can head here.
Or, for a look back at the sheer scope of the damage Sandy left in its wake, check out Nation Now.
Photos: Mark Lennihan, Mel Evans, John Minchillo / Associated Press