"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."


President & CEO

Kowsky Plaza

This quiet plaza — named after former Police Department Chaplain Monsignor John J. Kowsky — 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.

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