"It would seem to me that the safety of the houses greatly increases with the presence of the seawall. Many of Manlapan's oceanfront homes have robust seawalls and have been there for decades. However, I am not an engineer, so it may be a good idea…"
"The dune was heavily damaged in front of those houses, and the beach was significantly impacted by successive storms. Groins nearby probably don't help either. The Florida DEP determined the properties to be at risk of collapse, so building seawalls…"