• The Esplanade

    • A sidewalk the length of Battery Park City
    The Esplanade runs the entire length of Battery Park City, along the Hudson River from Stuyvesant High School on the north end all the way south to Historic Battery Park. With its views of the Hudson River and New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the New Jersey shoreline, the Esplanade is a pedestrian paradise. Parks and gardens line the entire route, along with numerous sculptures and public art installations.

    Opened in stages: 1986-1996
    Designer: Hanna Olin

    • Kowsky Plaza

    • East of Esplanade Plaza, south of North Cove
    This quiet plaza features a small playground for toddlers, a shady bosque and picnic tables. Popular with both dog owners and passersby, the dog run sets a new standard for imaginative canine exercise. Mounds and water-filled bowls allow dogs to jump, perch and splash.

    Opened: 2005
    Architect: WXY Architecture
    Landscape Architect: Signe Nielsen

    • North Cove

    • On the river between Liberty St and Vesey St
    A beautiful treasure in Battery Park City, the North Cove Marina offers public access to the waterfront and incredible views of the Hudson. Please feel free to contact Simon Bryan, Regional Director of Operations for Island Global Yachting to inquire further about North Cove Marina's offerings or visit IGY's web page for more details on their North Cove Marina location. Simon Bryan Regional Director of Operations sbryan@igymarinas.com 954‐552‐2837  

    Opened: 1988
    Artists: Scott Burton & Siah Armajani
    Architect: Cesar Pelli
    Landscape Architect: M. Paul Friedberg

    • Rector Park

    • South End Ave at Rector Place, between West Thames & Albany St
    Rector Park was designed by the Authority and Innocenti-Webel and Vollmer Associates. Its twin gardens are quiet and protected. They offer a pleasant place to rest or read, have a quiet lunch, or watch your baby nap; no active recreation please.

    Opened: 1985
    Designer: Innocenti & Webel

    • Wagner Park

    • Just north of Historic Battery Park, off Battery Place
    A wonderful mix of open lawns and intensively planted gardens, threaded through with paths and walkways, Wagner Park is a place to explore. The Park Pavilions contain a restaurant, and its public roof deck affords breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. Public telephone and restrooms are available at this location.

    Opened: 1996
    Architect: Olin Partnership and Machado & Silvetti
    Landscape Architect: Lynden Miller

    • Rockefeller Park

    • North end of Battery Park City, west of River Terrace
    Rockefeller Park contains most of BPC Parks' wide lawns, as well as a large playground, plantings and gardens, several public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion. Restrooms and public telephones are located at the Park House where BPC Parks staff are also available to provide assistance and information.

    Opened: 1992
    Architect: Carr, Lynch, Hack and Sandell
    Landscape Architects: Oehme Van Sweden & Donna Walcavage

    • South Cove

    • On the Esplanade, between First Place and Third Place
    South Cove is a place based artwork, the result of a collaboration between an artist (Mary Miss), a landscape architect (Susan Child) and an architect (Stan Eckstut). The piece incorporates natural materials, plantings, constructed elements, and the water and sky themselves to create a beautiful and very moving environment.

    Opened: 1988
    Artist: Mary Miss
    Landscape Architect: Susan Child
    Architect: Stan Eckstut

    • Teardrop Park

    • Between Warren St and Murray St, east of River Terrace
    Teardrop Park was designed by innovative landscape architect Michael Van Valkenberg. It features a magnificent "Ice Wall," artwork by Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil, a children's slide, sand boxes, water play, a reading area with rock seats, places to "rock hop," naturalistic plantings, and much, much more for park lovers to discover.

    Opened: 2004
    Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates

    • Teardrop Park South

    • Between Murray and Vesey St, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial
    Teardrop Park South is a recent addition, designed by Michael Van Vaulkenburgh and Associates, which has brought a quiet space available for activities such as reading and picnicking. There are rock formations, lovely plantings, a small amphitheater, and two fountains to enjoy.

    Opened: 2010
    Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates

    • West Thames Park

    • West street, between Albany St and W Thames St
    West Thames Park offers a large playground designed for children up to the age of 12. Water play, sand, climbing structures and a basketball court for younger children are included. Basketball half courts for teens and adults are located North of the playground with a large lawn available for play in between.

    Opened: 2010
    Designer: Signe Neilsen

    • The Esplanade

    • A sidewalk the length of Battery Park City
    The Esplanade runs the entire length of Battery Park City, along the Hudson River from Stuyvesant High School on the north end all the way south to Historic Battery Park. With its views of the Hudson River and New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the New Jersey shoreline, the Esplanade is a pedestrian paradise. Parks and gardens line the entire route, along with numerous sculptures and public art installations.

    Opened in stages: 1986-1996
    Designer: Hanna Olin

    • Kowsky Plaza

    • East of Esplanade Plaza, south of North Cove
    This quiet plaza features a small playground for toddlers, a shady bosque and picnic tables. Popular with both dog owners and passersby, the dog run sets a new standard for imaginative canine exercise. Mounds and water-filled bowls allow dogs to jump, perch and splash.

    Opened: 2005
    Architect: WXY Architecture
    Landscape Architect: Signe Nielsen

    • North Cove

    • On the river between Liberty St and Vesey St
    A beautiful treasure in Battery Park City, the North Cove Marina offers public access to the waterfront and incredible views of the Hudson. Please feel free to contact Simon Bryan, Regional Director of Operations for Island Global Yachting to inquire further about North Cove Marina's offerings or visit IGY's web page for more details on their North Cove Marina location. Simon Bryan Regional Director of Operations sbryan@igymarinas.com 954‐552‐2837  

    Opened: 1988
    Artists: Scott Burton & Siah Armajani
    Architect: Cesar Pelli
    Landscape Architect: M. Paul Friedberg

    • Rector Park

    • South End Ave at Rector Place, between West Thames & Albany St
    Rector Park was designed by the Authority and Innocenti-Webel and Vollmer Associates. Its twin gardens are quiet and protected. They offer a pleasant place to rest or read, have a quiet lunch, or watch your baby nap; no active recreation please.

    Opened: 1985
    Designer: Innocenti & Webel

    • Wagner Park

    • Just north of Historic Battery Park, off Battery Place
    A wonderful mix of open lawns and intensively planted gardens, threaded through with paths and walkways, Wagner Park is a place to explore. The Park Pavilions contain a restaurant, and its public roof deck affords breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. Public telephone and restrooms are available at this location.

    Opened: 1996
    Architect: Olin Partnership and Machado & Silvetti
    Landscape Architect: Lynden Miller

    • Rockefeller Park

    • North end of Battery Park City, west of River Terrace
    Rockefeller Park contains most of BPC Parks' wide lawns, as well as a large playground, plantings and gardens, several public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion. Restrooms and public telephones are located at the Park House where BPC Parks staff are also available to provide assistance and information.

    Opened: 1992
    Architect: Carr, Lynch, Hack and Sandell
    Landscape Architects: Oehme Van Sweden & Donna Walcavage

    • South Cove

    • On the Esplanade, between First Place and Third Place
    South Cove is a place based artwork, the result of a collaboration between an artist (Mary Miss), a landscape architect (Susan Child) and an architect (Stan Eckstut). The piece incorporates natural materials, plantings, constructed elements, and the water and sky themselves to create a beautiful and very moving environment.

    Opened: 1988
    Artist: Mary Miss
    Landscape Architect: Susan Child
    Architect: Stan Eckstut

    • Teardrop Park

    • Between Warren St and Murray St, east of River Terrace
    Teardrop Park was designed by innovative landscape architect Michael Van Valkenberg. It features a magnificent "Ice Wall," artwork by Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil, a children's slide, sand boxes, water play, a reading area with rock seats, places to "rock hop," naturalistic plantings, and much, much more for park lovers to discover.

    Opened: 2004
    Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates

    • Teardrop Park South

    • Between Murray and Vesey St, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial
    Teardrop Park South is a recent addition, designed by Michael Van Vaulkenburgh and Associates, which has brought a quiet space available for activities such as reading and picnicking. There are rock formations, lovely plantings, a small amphitheater, and two fountains to enjoy.

    Opened: 2010
    Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates

    • West Thames Park

    • West street, between Albany St and W Thames St
    West Thames Park offers a large playground designed for children up to the age of 12. Water play, sand, climbing structures and a basketball court for younger children are included. Basketball half courts for teens and adults are located North of the playground with a large lawn available for play in between.

    Opened: 2010
    Designer: Signe Neilsen

    • The Esplanade

    • A sidewalk the length of Battery Park City
    The Esplanade runs the entire length of Battery Park City, along the Hudson River from Stuyvesant High School on the north end all the way south to Historic Battery Park. With its views of the Hudson River and New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the New Jersey shoreline, the Esplanade is a pedestrian paradise. Parks and gardens line the entire route, along with numerous sculptures and public art installations.

    Opened in stages: 1986-1996
    Designer: Hanna Olin

    • Kowsky Plaza

    • East of Esplanade Plaza, south of North Cove
    This quiet plaza features a small playground for toddlers, a shady bosque and picnic tables. Popular with both dog owners and passersby, the dog run sets a new standard for imaginative canine exercise. Mounds and water-filled bowls allow dogs to jump, perch and splash.

    Opened: 2005
    Architect: WXY Architecture
    Landscape Architect: Signe Nielsen

    • North Cove

    • On the river between Liberty St and Vesey St
    A beautiful treasure in Battery Park City, the North Cove Marina offers public access to the waterfront and incredible views of the Hudson. Please feel free to contact Simon Bryan, Regional Director of Operations for Island Global Yachting to inquire further about North Cove Marina's offerings or visit IGY's web page for more details on their North Cove Marina location. Simon Bryan Regional Director of Operations sbryan@igymarinas.com 954‐552‐2837  

    Opened: 1988
    Artists: Scott Burton & Siah Armajani
    Architect: Cesar Pelli
    Landscape Architect: M. Paul Friedberg

    • Rector Park

    • South End Ave at Rector Place, between West Thames & Albany St
    Rector Park was designed by the Authority and Innocenti-Webel and Vollmer Associates. Its twin gardens are quiet and protected. They offer a pleasant place to rest or read, have a quiet lunch, or watch your baby nap; no active recreation please.

    Opened: 1985
    Designer: Innocenti & Webel

    • Wagner Park

    • Just north of Historic Battery Park, off Battery Place
    A wonderful mix of open lawns and intensively planted gardens, threaded through with paths and walkways, Wagner Park is a place to explore. The Park Pavilions contain a restaurant, and its public roof deck affords breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. Public telephone and restrooms are available at this location.

    Opened: 1996
    Architect: Olin Partnership and Machado & Silvetti
    Landscape Architect: Lynden Miller

    • Rockefeller Park

    • North end of Battery Park City, west of River Terrace
    Rockefeller Park contains most of BPC Parks' wide lawns, as well as a large playground, plantings and gardens, several public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion. Restrooms and public telephones are located at the Park House where BPC Parks staff are also available to provide assistance and information.

    Opened: 1992
    Architect: Carr, Lynch, Hack and Sandell
    Landscape Architects: Oehme Van Sweden & Donna Walcavage

    • South Cove

    • On the Esplanade, between First Place and Third Place
    South Cove is a place based artwork, the result of a collaboration between an artist (Mary Miss), a landscape architect (Susan Child) and an architect (Stan Eckstut). The piece incorporates natural materials, plantings, constructed elements, and the water and sky themselves to create a beautiful and very moving environment.

    Opened: 1988
    Artist: Mary Miss
    Landscape Architect: Susan Child
    Architect: Stan Eckstut

    • Teardrop Park

    • Between Warren St and Murray St, east of River Terrace
    Teardrop Park was designed by innovative landscape architect Michael Van Valkenberg. It features a magnificent "Ice Wall," artwork by Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil, a children's slide, sand boxes, water play, a reading area with rock seats, places to "rock hop," naturalistic plantings, and much, much more for park lovers to discover.

    Opened: 2004
    Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates

    • Teardrop Park South

    • Between Murray and Vesey St, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial
    Teardrop Park South is a recent addition, designed by Michael Van Vaulkenburgh and Associates, which has brought a quiet space available for activities such as reading and picnicking. There are rock formations, lovely plantings, a small amphitheater, and two fountains to enjoy.

    Opened: 2010
    Designer: Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates

    • West Thames Park

    • West street, between Albany St and W Thames St
    West Thames Park offers a large playground designed for children up to the age of 12. Water play, sand, climbing structures and a basketball court for younger children are included. Basketball half courts for teens and adults are located North of the playground with a large lawn available for play in between.

    Opened: 2010
    Designer: Signe Neilsen