Hurricane Matthew Recovery – Seven Springs

N.C. State University Professor Andrew Fox, right, discusses redesign options for buildings in Seven Springs, N.C., with Mayor Stephen Potter, second from right. Photo by Mary Lide Parker.
N.C. State University Professor Andrew Fox, right, discusses redesign options for buildings in Seven Springs, N.C., with Mayor Stephen Potter, second from right. Photo by Mary Lide Parker.

Seven Springs, N.C., is a small town of 76 people in eastern Wayne County, along the Neuse River. Hurricane Matthew damaged almost all of the homes and most of the businesses in town.

The North Carolina State University College of design proposed multiple housing types for relocation, elevation and further protection of future structures in town, as well as greenspace designation, through the HomePlace document.

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