"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."


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UPDATE, 2/3:

– The BPC Ball Fields and Pier A perimeter walkway have been reopened.

– West Thames Street Bridge elevators are back in service and public restrooms have been reopened.

– NY Waterway will be returning to a normal schedule on Wednesday February 3. More details including schedules may be found here.

UPDATE, 2/2:

– Liberty Park, closed temporarily due to the winter storm, has reopened.

– Service between Paulus Hook and the BPC / Brookfield Place Ferry Terminal has been partially restored. Service is expected to run throughout the day with departures approximately every 15 minutes. The terminal will close after the final departure, which is scheduled for 7:00 PM. NY Waterway may end service earlier, depending on conditions.

It’s a winter blast!

As we prepare for the coming winter storm, please find the following information about what’s open and closed in Battery Park City.

What’s Open:

– Teardrop Park’s lawns will be open for sledding

– Rockefeller Park’s North Lawn and the Wagner Park Terrace, opened for public access throughout the winter, will remain open for socially-distanced recreation

What’s Closed:

– New York Waterway has cancelled all service for Monday February 1, and the BPC / Brookfield Place Ferry Terminal will be closed accordingly until further notice.

– Public restrooms at Wagner Park and Teardrop Park are closed, to reopen once initial snow removal operations are complete.

– Elevators at the Wagner Park Pavilion and West Thames Street Bridge are closed, to reopen once initial snow removal operations are complete.

– The BPC Ball Fields and Irish Hunger Memorial are closed until further notice.

The following areas will be cautioned-off and will reopen as BPCA’s snow removal operations near completion:

– NYC Police Memorial Stairs

– Wagner Park Pavilion stairs

– South Cove bridge

– Perimeter walkway around Pier A

For regional and citywide updates please follow:

New York State Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services

New York City Emergency Management / Notify NYC

National Weather Service New York Forecast Office

Stay safe and warm and we hope to see you (from a safe distance) around the neighborhood soon!

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