Hotel Impossible: Operation Sandy Part 1 Pictures

Anthony is in Seaside Heights, NJ, determined to help rebuild the Thunderbird Motel, which remains beaten up 9 months after Hurricane Sandy.

Anthony gets himself into a storm of a situation when he arrives at the Thunderbird Motel in Seaside Heights, NJ, and tries to repair a motel that’s still hurting 9 months after being hit by Hurricane Sandy.

Anthony speaks to a contractor outside the Thunderbird motel before meeting the owners, the Braun family.

Anthony and interior designer Carrie Drosnes discuss their plan for the Thunderbird renovations.

Anthony meets with the head lifeguard in Seaside Park to discuss damage to the local beach park.

Anthony then calls in designer Blanche Garcia to help rejuvenate "Baby Beach."

The Brauns show Anthony the neighborhood surrounding the hotel that was also devastated by the storm.

Anthony examines the structure of the storm-damaged lobby at the Thunderbird.

The Brauns bring Anthony to their home in Mantoloking, NJ, which was also extremely damaged.

Anthony listens as the Braun family recounts their experience with Hurricane Sandy.

A view down the beach from the Brauns’ storm-damaged home.