"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


The 1979 Master Plan designed by Cooper-Eckstut, saw Battery Park City as an extension of the existing NYC grid. The plan balanced commercial, residential, and retail space, while designating a third of the project site to be developed as public parks.

Downloadable PDF : 1979 Master Plan

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