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Battery Park City (including historic pier information)

Battery Park City – Map

http://www.batteryparkcity.org/page/index_battery.html

Battery Park City is a 92-acre (0.4 km²) planned community at the southwestern tip of lower Manhattan in New York City, United States. The land upon which it stands was created on the Hudson River using 1.2 million cubic yards (917,000 m3) of soil and rocks excavated during the construction of the World Trade Center and certain other construction projects, as well as from sand dredged from New York Harbor off Staten Island.  The neighborhood, which is the site of the World Financial Center along with numerous housing, commercial and retail buildings, is named for adjacent Battery Park.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_Park_City

 

 

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Hudson River Park (including current and historic pier information)   4 comments

 

Note:  A 1943 map of historic piers can viewed by clicking here:  New York Harbor Terminals.  It is also presented in the Battery Park page.

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Posted February 12, 2011 by David Polakoff in Hudson River Park (including current and historic pier information), New York - Waterfront

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