The 'Battery' was created in 1693 when the British government that then controlled New York mounted cannons there. It ... More
The 'Battery' was created in 1693 when the British government that then controlled New York mounted cannons there. It played a role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and even the Civil War as draftees were housed in a tent city. Today, Battery Park attracts many New Yorkers and visitors, especially in warm weather. There is a fine view of the Statue of Liberty and New Jersey across the river. Castle Clinton is located inside the park.
This 16 acre (6.5 hectare) park served as a military parade ground at the beginning of the 19th Century. Today,
it is an integral part of the East Village's daily life. In 1988, riots occurred in Tompkins Square Park ...
The Greenwich Village Park is popular with students and residents. It is one of the few green spots in the
area. At the northern end of the park is a triumphal arch, built in 1789 to honor George Washington, ...
This park has a dog run, space for roller blading, skateboarding and other recreational pursuits, as well as public bathrooms
and a jungle gym. Food is also available in this free WiFi park. Union Square Park is host to ...