99% Invisible

293- Managed Retreat

31:42 | Jan 31st, 2018

2 echoes
In the 1970s it looked like the beloved, 200-year-old Cape Hatteras lighthouse was in danger. The sea was getting closer and threatening to swallow it up. And people were torn over what to do about it - they could move the lighthouse, or leave it in ...Show More

kellorexApr 19th, 2018

an example of how listening to your users isn't always the best solution. what would happen to this lighthouse if it wasn't moved? in the end, the move turned out for the best and users greatly benefited from it!