August 1, 2001
Ralph (Smooth Rock) Alvarez is Bronx's Employee of the Month for July. Smooth Rock joined...
July 2, 2001
Bernard (Roundup) Murchison is Bronx's Employee of the Month for June. Roundup joined...
May 18, 2001
A star-studded gathering of celebrities and Parkies just announced the program for the 16th...
May 2, 2001
Like mothers and fathers, veterans and presidents, trees are honored with a national day in...
April 30, 2001
On April 18, as part of the renovation of Madison Square Park, work commenced on the...
April 11, 2001
One century ago, railroad tracks traced the western shoreline of Manhattan. Today it is a...
March 19, 2001
The Arsenal Gallery is the indoor epicenter of New York City's largest outdoor sculpture...
February 14, 2001
The golf-themed design of a new playground tells, in imaginative detail, a history of the...
January 31, 2001
Parks are growing, and the more land we acquire the more they can thrive. The 110-acre Ocean...
January 22, 2001
Capital passed a remarkable milestone this year. Since 1995, the city has committed more...
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: Summer 2014
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