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June 10, 2003

DOWNTOWN PARKS RECEIVE $25 MILLION

On May 27, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)...

May 12, 2003

GROUNDBREAKING FOR PIET OUDOLF’S TRIBUTE GARDENS

On Thursday, May 8 th The Battery Conservancy and Parks & Recreation, along with acclaimed...

March 3, 2003

STATEN ISLAND GETS GREENER

On Wednesday, February 12, officials announced that 9.5 acres of land in Staten Island would...

February 3, 2003

CITY HALL PARK HOSTS "METROSPECTIVE"

City Hall Park was covered in a thin blanket of snow on Wednesday, January 29, when Mayor...

January 3, 2003

PARKS SKATES AWAY WITH OVER $2 MILLION IN STATE GRANTS

New York City parks will be looking better than ever thanks to seven grants, totaling over $2...

December 3, 2002

PARKS PRAISES ITS BEST DISTRICTS

The Daily Plant continues its coverage of the 2002 "Best of Parks" and "Best of Borough" awards...

November 19, 2002

BRONX COMES TOGETHER IN UNITY PARK: RENOVATION IMPROVES THE PARK

Community leaders, Parks officials, and neighborhood residents gathered together to celebrate the...

October 23, 2002

NEW YORK’S LAST DYNASTY

The Yankees are sitting at home for this year’s Fall Classic. The injury bug is biting the...

October 1, 2002

CONGRATULATIONS EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for September...

September 30, 2002

FUTURE PARK BRIGHTENS A RAINY DAY

Despite the ceaseless rain, energy was high at the groundbreaking ceremony for Grover Cleveland...

Directions to Battery Park

Know Before You Go

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

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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

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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

  • Sun
    Mostly Cloudy
    39°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain
    44°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    53°F
  • Wed
    Rain
    59°F

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