December 12, 2001
John S. (Johann) Bachman is Bronx’s Employee of the Month for December....
November 13, 2001
Parks’ free Learn-to-Play soccer program concluded for the season on Saturday, November 3...
October 26, 2001
They asked what they could do to get involved. They waited on blood lines and called hotlines....
September 27, 2001
Dear Friends of Parks, If ever there was a moment when the value of urban parks was...
September 21, 2001
On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, a day that New Yorkers will remember as a day of...
September 20, 2001
Last week, amid the wreckage of the fallen World Trade Center were live animals trapped in...
September 14, 2001
Mayor Giuliani is leading City agencies in a coordinated effort to search and clear the site...
September 13, 2001
In every borough, Parkies are dedicating their best efforts toward making New York City as safe...
August 30, 2001
The view from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is one of the greatest in all of Brooklyn. One can...
August 21, 2001
The Park to Park swim on Sunday, August 19 was almost 60 swimmers strong. The annual swim,...
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: Winter 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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