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Battery Park

Monuments

John Ericsson

John Ericsson

Figure (heroic scale) on integral plinth, pedestal with four recessed relief plaques

Netherland Monument

Netherland Monument

Sculpted flagstaff pedestal

New York Korean War Veterans Memorial

New York Korean War Veterans Memorial

Obelisk with cutout in shape of soldier on base with mosaic flags, two plaques on two markers situated in circular plaza (axis aligned with Statue of Liberty)

Norwegian Veterans Monument

Norwegian Veterans Monument

Small boulder with incised anchor motif, atop large inscribed boulder, inscribed marker

River That Flows Two Ways

River That Flows Two Ways

Thirty-seven pierced panels, forming a railing for a seawall

Salvation Army Monument

Salvation Army Monument

Stele on plinth, plaque

The Immigrants

The Immigrants

Group (heroic scale) on base

Wireless Operators Memorial

Wireless Operators Memorial

Inscribed cenotaph with three large plaques (one broad, two narrow), one medium plaque, and seven small plaques; fountain; two benches

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Directions to Battery Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkBattery Park

The SeaGlass Carousel is currently under construction. SeaGlass is an aquatic-themed ride aimed at providing an exciting amenity for the millions of tourists and New Yorkers who visit the Battery annually.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

ParkBattery Park

Portions of the Battery are closed for various improvements, including a connection between the Greenways along the Hudson River and the East River. The 12-acre site will feature a meandering bikeway and walkway through lushly planted perennial gardens; a reconstructed Battery Green, the large oval lawn that serves as a public assembly and performance area; restoration and relocation of 10 monuments to the perimeter for better placement and increased visibility; a protected and replanted woodland area; new paths, trees and seating surrounding the park, and upgraded paving, edging, furnishings and lighting.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

Battery Park Weather

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