The Bungalow has opened as the latest addition to the Brookfield Place shopping and recreational center in Battery Park City. Located at the Upper Plaza of Brookfield Place, the same location of Brookfield’s seasonal ice skating rink, the plaza draws inspiration from the beachside retreats of Montauk, Long Island and offers fast-casual dining, a specialty bar, bocce courts, and ample seating.
Earlier this week, Governor Andrew Cuomo and community leaders celebrated the commencement of construction on Circle of Heroes, a new monument in Battery Park City. The monument will honor the continuous dedication and sacrifices made by essential workers in New York State.
The Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission has unveiled a vibrant memorial honoring the 3,000 victims of Hurricane Maria and the resilience of New York City’s Puerto Rican community. The Hurricane Maria Memorial is located at the Chambers Street Overlook in Battery Park City near Chambers Street and North End Avenue.
Stantec has released new concept design renderings of a $129 million initiative to better protect Battery Park from the rising sea levels, seasonal storm surges, and extreme precipitation. Known as the Battery Coastal Resilience Project, the investment will primarily fund reconstruction of deteriorating wharfs, enhancements to Battery Park’s existing network of public walkways, and infrastructure upgrades.
Architecture firm Gensler will again appear before the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission in defense of proposals to construct a rooftop addition at One Broadway in Battery Park, Manhattan. Following lukewarm feedback from the commission, new renderings reveal an overall reduction of mass including structural height, exterior cladding, and shape.