December 26, 2000
You've seen Thirteen Years Ago Today In The Plant, now how about Thirty-four Years Ago at...
November 20, 2000
It was a simple idea: join two separate stretches of trail to create unprecedented public...
November 17, 2000
DUTCH-AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY'S A ROYAL SUCCESS FOR PARKS In the presence of Dutch royalty,...
September 12, 2000
On Monday, September 11, Commissioner Henry J. (StarQuest) Stern announced Parks' new Tree...
September 5, 2000
Thomas M. "Sir Mixalot" Weber is the Bronx's Employee of the Month for August. Thomas...
August 30, 2000
After much anticipation, sculptor Eric Fischl's statue in memory of tennis champion and...
August 23, 2000
On Monday, August 21, Commissioner Henry J. (StarQuest) Stern visited Heckscher Ball...
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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