"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


BPCA publishes the “Residential Environmental Guidelines” to establish a process for the creation of environmentally responsible residential buildings, appreciably ahead of current standards and practices for development. These guidelines were responsible for the construction of The Solaire, the first “green” residential tower in the United States, the first in a succession of healthier, ecologically responsible buildings.

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