Jersey Shore House Survives Superstorm Sandy

The Jersey Shore house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images; Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

As New Jersey struggles to pick up the pieces in the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the Seaside Heights, N.J. pad that Snooki and her Jersey Shore cast mates called home is still standing.

The iconic beachfront town made famous by MTV’s reality hit was virtually decimated by Hurricane Sandy and fires continued to burn Oct. 31 as the area remains underwater.

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“Sandy destroyed Seaside — our second home,” costar Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi said in a statement to MTV News Oct. 30. “It’s devastating to see our boardwalk and favorite spots ruined. My prayers go out to everyone affected by the storm.”

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This photo made available by the New Jersey Governor’s Office shows damage to the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 after superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey Monday evening. AP Photo/New Jersey Governor's Office

Many hangouts seen on the show, including the Star Jet roller coaster and boardwalk, are no more. Touring the wreckage in his home state Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called the damage in Seaside Heights “unfathomable.” President Obama has since declared New York and New Jersey disaster areas.

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“My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy, especially our friends and family in Seaside Heights, N.J., and a huge thank you to all the men and women who have been working around the clock to protect and help everyone, true heroes,” Paul “Pauly D” DelVecchio told MTV News.

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