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The Battery

View all monuments in NYC Parks, as well as temporary public art installations on our NYC Public Art Map and Guide.

River That Flows Two Ways

  • 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

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