“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


The first task of the Authority was to create the 92 acres of land for the community to be built upon. This was done by extending the Manhattan shoreline beyond the old wharves and into the Hudson River. The abundant fill from the nearby excavation of the World Trade Center was used in addition to fill dredged from the Hudson River bed.

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