May 31, 2002
National Trails Day- Saturday, June 1 Place: Parks Citywide Join the Urban Park Rangers...
May 29, 2002
The Legal Division engages in a wide variety of activities including contract negotiation and...
May 28, 2002
Following the events of September 11, 2001, many New Yorkers looked to their neighborhood parks...
May 21, 2002
The stadium at Van Cortlandt Park was filled with screaming kids last Friday for the unveiling...
May 10, 2002
The following individuals are among the seven awarded Employee of the Month for April on...
March 13, 2002
This week the "Sphere" was installed at the Eisenhower Mall at the north end of Battery Park...
March 1, 2002
Over 115 people attended the 8 th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up held at Lehman College on...
February 19, 2002
Covering the island in green and spreading daffodils throughout are all in a year’s work for...
February 11, 2002
In his State of the City address on January 30, Mayor Bloomberg said, "We must renew our...
December 13, 2001
Discovery. Settlement. Defense. Commerce. Leisure. Every strand of our civic life has been...
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
Battery Park Weather