Also known as the Venice of America, the low-lying city is laced with rivers and canals, giving thousands of homes waterfront access.
Fort Lauderdale today, and after a rise in sea level of five feet.
Fort Lauderdale Beach.
East Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Isles, where every home is on the water.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in an area close to canals that will flood the city.
A creative paint job on a business near downtown could foretell a time when the area is inundated by three or four feet of sea water.
Map: 1. Looking across the the New River toward Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Map: 2. Looking east toward the new Broward County Courthouse and downtown Fort Lauderdale. The city's intricate network of canals and rivers will put a large area of businesses, municipal buildings and residences under water with a 5-foot rise of sea level.