Battery park NYC map
Battery park New York map. Battery park NYC map (New York - USA) to print. Battery park NYC map (New York - USA) to download. Battery park NYC is a 92-acre (0.37 km2) planned community at the southwestern tip of lower Manhattan in New York City, United States. The land of battery park NYC upon which it stands was created by land reclamation on the Hudson River using 1.2 million cubic yards (917,000 m3 as its shown in battery park NYC map) 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.
Battery park NYC is owned and managed by the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), a public-benefit corporation created by New York State under the authority of the Urban Development Corporation. Excess revenue from the area of battery park NYC was to be contributed to other housing efforts, typically low-income projects in the Bronx and Harlem (see battery park NYC map).
Battery park NYC is bounded on the east by West Street, which separates the area from the Financial District of downtown Manhattan as its mentioned in battery park NYC map. To the west, north and south, the area is surrounded by the tidal estuary of the Hudson River. As of the 2000 census, there were 7,951 people residing in Battery Park NYC. The population density was 41,032 people per square mile (15,855/km²).