Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor, State of New York
Battery Park City Authority • 200 Liberty Street • New York, NY 10281 • 212.417.2000

Summary

Summary

Battery Park City has achieved worldwide acclaim as a successful exercise in community renewal. Through a public/private partnership between the Battery Park City Authority and private developers, this planned community has become a blueprint for urban development.

Today Battery Park City contains: 9.3 million square feet of commercial space, 7.2 million square feet of housing, 17,000 residents, 52 shops & services, 36 acres of parks, 22 restaurants, 20 works of public art, 3 public schools, 2 hotels, a multi-screen movie theatre, a marina, a 1.2 mile esplanade, the Irish Hunger Memorial, Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City Police Memorial, The Skyscraper Museum, Poets House and the Batttery Park City Library.