"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

Teardrop Park

Teardrop Park was designed by innovative landscape architect Michael Van Valkenberg. It features a magnificent “Ice Wall,” artwork by Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil, a children’s slide, sand boxes, water play, a reading area with rock seats, places to “rock hop,” naturalistic plantings, and much, much more for park lovers to discover.

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