"Battery Park City and the Authority are not just about the buildings – it’s about the character of the community that has developed over time. Public space has had a new renaissance in New York City, but here in Battery Park City is where it started."


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UPDATE (2): Rockefeller Park Playground re-opened to the public on October 16, 2020.

UPDATE: This project is now scheduled for completion in fall 2020.

On August 26, BPCA will begin restoration of the Rockefeller Park Playground, located west of River Terrace and southwest of Murray Street in Battery Park City. This project will repair, refurbish, and replace old and worn equipment, as well as create a new play surface at the popular downtown destination. This effort will last roughly four months, until December 2019, with an eye toward minimizing community impact.

Once underway, renovation efforts will require closure the park with temporary fencing. In the interim, parks users are invited to enjoy the play areas and water features at nearby Teardrop Park, as well as at Kowsky Plaza Playground and West Thames Park Playground.

Read more about the Rockefeller Park Playground Restoration project here.

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