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December 12, 2001

STAR EMPLOYEES OF DECEMBER 2001

John S. (Johann) Bachman is Bronx’s Employee of the Month for December....

November 13, 2001

THE LAST SOCCER GOAL OF THE SEASON

Parks’ free Learn-to-Play soccer program concluded for the season on Saturday, November 3...

October 26, 2001

VOLUNTEERS PLANT A CITYWIDE MEMORIAL - ONE MILLION DAFFODIL BULBS TO BLOOM

They asked what they could do to get involved. They waited on blood lines and called hotlines....

September 27, 2001

Letter from Commissioner Stern

Dear Friends of Parks, If ever there was a moment when the value of urban parks was...

September 21, 2001

OUT OF THE SMOKE, A HERO RISES

On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, a day that New Yorkers will remember as a day of...

September 20, 2001

PARKS RESCUES AN ESTIMATED 1,000 ANIMALS

Last week, amid the wreckage of the fallen World Trade Center were live animals trapped in...

September 14, 2001

THIS IS WHAT WAS HAPPENING AT PARKS ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Mayor Giuliani is leading City agencies in a coordinated effort to search and clear the site...

September 13, 2001

PARKS’ ROLE IN CITYWIDE RESCUE EFFORTS

In every borough, Parkies are dedicating their best efforts toward making New York City as safe...

August 30, 2001

ONE STEP CLOSER: PHASE I OF THE RENOVATION OF BROOKLYN HEIGHTS PROMENADE COMPLETED

The view from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is one of the greatest in all of Brooklyn. One can...

August 21, 2001

THE HUDSON RIVER: A PLACE FOR FISH AND SWIMMERS

The Park to Park swim on Sunday, August 19 was almost 60 swimmers strong. The annual swim,...

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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: Winter 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: Summer 2014

Battery Park Weather

  • Mon
    Sunny
    63°F
  • Tue
    Showers Likely
    69°F
  • Wed
    Slight Chc Showers
    60°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    61°F

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