“From coastal resiliency and sustainable green practices to the preservation of affordable housing, world-class public art, and vibrant, year-round programming in award-winning public spaces, Battery Park City leads the way in many of the measures that makes cities livable."

Raju Mann

President & CEO
  • 10/04
  • Community
  • Environment


Underground electrical infrastructure powering the Memorial and south side of the North Cove Marina was damaged during Superstorm Sandy. As part of BPCA’s comprehensive storm resiliency efforts, construction of new, above-ground electrical vaults is now complete. Said BPCA President & Chief Operating Officer Shari Hyman:

“For a generation the New York City Police Memorial has stood as a quiet tribute to the men and women who gave all to protect us and our great city.

“Now, like the memory of the heroes it honors, the place where their names are forever etched in stone is only made stronger with time. It’s our privilege to deliver these new and improved electrical vaults, restoring the Memorial’s integral light and water features while also improving access for the community between the upper and lower Esplanade.

“This is what resiliency looks like when done well – functional, artful, inclusive. And always in keeping with the standards of workmanship that make Battery Park City truly one of a kind.”

Additional renderings of the new vaults can be found here.

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