December 8, 2005
Significant Archaeological Remnants Discovered In Battery Park; Remnants Believed To Date Back To Late 17th Century Battery That Protected The Island Of Manhattan
Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined Landmarks Preservation Chairman...
August 26, 2004
If I were to say to you, "you know that movie where Keanu Reeves travels around by phone booth?"...
August 13, 2004
With Summer flaunting her most seductive charms, it’s time to get out and enjoy our parks more...
July 23, 2004
Maybe Warrie Price’s fervor for public service comes from her days spent in the Lyndon B....
May 18, 2004
New York City’s parks are works of art. They also welcome a host of temporary art...
March 8, 2004
On Friday, the Plant focused on two of the initiatives addressed in Commissioner Adrian Benepe’s...
November 24, 2003
This Thursday, families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving, most of them by...
July 31, 2003
This past Sunday marked the 50 th anniversary of the cease-fire that ended the Korean War in...
July 22, 2003
The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month on Friday, July 18, 2003....
July 3, 2003
FRIDAY, JULY 4TH Independence Day Celebration 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Historic Richmond...
Directions to Battery Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this 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
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
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