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The Battery

River That Flows Two Ways map_it

  • Location: Admiral Dewey Promenade, harborside perimeter railing
  • Sculptor: Wopo Holup
  • Description: Thirty-seven pierced panels, forming a railing for a seawall
  • Materials: Panels--cast iron; two panels--glass; two running bands--bronze
  • Dimensions: each panel 2' x 2'; fence l 1500'
  • Cast: 2000
  • Dedicated: June 5, 2000
  • Donor: Conervancy for Historic Battery Park

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to The Battery

The Battery Weather

  • Tue
    Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Light Rain
  • Wed
    Light Rain Likely and Areas Fog then Heavy Rain and Breezy
  • Thu
    Sunny and Breezy
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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