Battery Park City is a vibrant neighborhood located on the southwestern tip of Manhattan in New York City. It is known for its stunning waterfront views, green spaces, and modern residential buildings.

Developed on landfill from the construction of the World Trade Center, Battery Park City offers a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. The neighborhood is home to several parks, including the picturesque Battery Park and the expansive Hudson River Park. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the scenic esplanade along the Hudson River, which is perfect for walking, jogging, or simply taking in the views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Battery Park City also boasts a variety of dining options, ranging from upscale restaurants to casual cafes, as well as shopping destinations. Its convenient location, adjacent to the Financial District, makes it a popular choice for professionals working in Lower Manhattan.

Here’s a look at some of our favorite places and things to do in Battery Park City:


Home away from home, hotels are the best way to get integrated with a new area in New York City. 

The Cloud One Hotel

With a cozy ambiance and a comfortable lounge bar, The Cloud One Hotel is located near the World Trade Center. The rooms have a unique design inspired by the concept “Urban Jungle,” which embraces soft features with bamboo wood combined with leather accents. The hotel provides food throughout the day with a focus on organically sourced ingredients to provide the freshest options available in New York.

Artezen Hotel

The perfect location to unwind and relax during your stay, Artezen Hotel provides guests with top-notch amenities and services during their stay. Artezen Hotel provides a fitness center, private yoga and meditation sessions, and a two-story skyline with breathtaking views for cocktails with friends. 


An escape from the work day in the Financial District, Battery Park City has a plethora of restaurants to choose from. On weekends, accompanied by the serene sound of the waves of the Hudson River, Battery Park City becomes a quiet weekend getaway for New Yorkers and visitors.

Atrio Wine Bar & Restaurant

Located inside the Conrad Hotel, Atrio Wine Bar & Restaurant serves New American and Mediterranean cuisine. With appetizing dishes, Atrio focuses on sustainably serving legumes provided by local vendors. From a simple Tuscan avocado toast to stone-fired pizzas guests have an array of choices to enjoy in a sleek contemporary environment.

Mezze on the River

A Mediterranean-inspired waterfront dining experience, Mezze on the River has a great selection of fish and shareable plates to choose from. They offer calamari and saganaki cigars to start followed by a mouth-watering pan-seared Chilean sea bass paired with their signature cocktail, Mediterranean Flame. It’s only right to indulge in baklava for dessert to finish off the night. They offer a lovely three-course meal for anyone feeling indecisive for the night.

Sant Ambroeus 

Originally opening its doors to the public in Milan in 1936, Sant Ambroeus brought its world-class Italian dining experience to New York to continue the connection between friends, families, and food in 1982. Becoming a local favorite, Sant Ambroeus pulls locals in with their creamy espressos and has people do a double take on their menu for the  Scaloppine e Spinaci and Linguine Alle Vongole. One of the oldest dining experiences in Battery Park, Sant Ambroeus is a must on the New York restaurant scene. 


L’Appart has an intimate ambiance providing guests a private dining experience. The perfect place to check out on a special occasion with loved ones, corporate dinners or birthday celebrations. The chefs will prepare a Michelin-star menu specific for the night. 


In the mood to get caught up with friends or take in the views? These Battery Park City spots will not disappoint.

Bar a Vin

Bar a Vin transports guests to France with their specialty French wine menu accompanied by an extensive selection of oysters, cheeses, and cured meats. For people who are feeling more than peckish, Bar a Vin provides bigger platters starting from steak tartare to yellowfin tuna burgers. 

Battery Gardens

With a secluded view of the Hudson River, Battery Gardens sits right above the water. During sunset guests are seen sipping on specialty cocktails, the perfect pair or our personal favorite the platinum margarita. A great spot during warmer days, Battery Garden is a social hub for New Yorkers to catch up with friends. 

Black Hound Bar & Lounge

As guests locate an unexpected door to the Black Hound Bar & Lounge, they are led into a room with low lighting, dark wood accents, and sleek leather seating. A contemporary speakeasy, Black Hound Bar & Lounge offers crafted cocktails, wine, beer and spirits. Next to cocktails, guests can enjoy small plates such as artichoke dip or tuna tartare. 

Split Eights

Serving coffee by day and cocktails by night, Split Eights seamlessly transitions into a bar with an intimate atmosphere. With their new cocktails the Lonely Bird, a spicy mezcal-based drink, and Getaway Driver, a refreshing gin cocktail, are fan favorites on the menu. If you are feeling adventurous or indecisive the menu offers bartenders a choice for guests to step out of their comfort zone.


Brookfield Place

Brookfield Place is a shopping center located in Battery Park City with great views of the Hudson River. A perfect location to shop for high-end luxury goods, the shopping center was inspired by the European-style marketplace experience. A marketplace is available for New Yorkers to shop their weekly groceries with food stands to try out new foods on lunch breaks. 

Health & Beauty

Taking a break from traveling or work is the best way to decompress. Whether it is to get a massage or for a shorter pampering session. Battery Park City has you covered with options.

Hideaway Spa & Lounge

Hideaway Spa & Lounge creates personalized health and beauty treatments for customers. They offer several facials and skincare treatments to choose from. Their estheticians are ready to guide you through treatments that promote collagen production in the skin to deep tissue body massages. Escape at Hideaway Spa & Lounge to restore the balance between your travel, work, and personal life.

Bare Luxury Nail & Spa

The go-to nail & spa service in Battery Park City is Bare Luxury Nail & Spa. They provide a wide range of services from nail enhancements to one-hour-long full-body massages using organic spa products. After an afternoon of treating themselves, the guests will feel revitalized and relaxed. 


When looking for some downtime after traveling or working, parks are always a great alternative to people-watching, walking, and meditating after a hectic day.

Rockefeller Park

Rockefeller Park has the widest lawns in Battery Park City for people to enjoy on weekends with a picnic or refreshing walk. The park offers a large playground, gardens, and sculptural art pieces to view. An unexpectedly serene getaway in Battery Park City, Rockefeller Park hugs the Hudson River, for a lovely walk by the water.

The Battery

The Battery is located at the southern tip of Manhattan facing the New York Harbor. In the park remains Castle Clinton from the early 19th century, monuments, and the SeaGlass Carousel. It is a great access point to multiple ferries including a boat that can be taken to view the Statue of Liberty. A perfect spot for watching sunsets by the water, The Battery is a lovely spot in Battery Park City. 


Battery Park City is the perfect spot to enjoy a day out with family and friends. Here are the best places to check out when you are out and about the city.

Skyscraper Museum 

A celebration of New York’s architectural heritage, the Skyscraper Museum is an informative experience that walks you through the process of investments in real estate and sites of construction. For history buffs, their exhibition on the construction and complex history of the World Trade Center is available for viewing with the original architectural and engineering model of the building.

Aquatic Carousel

A fish-themed carousel located in The Battery that commemorates the difficult time brought on by Hurricane Sandy has now become a musical tourist attraction for kids and their families to enjoy. 

The Battery Bikeway

The Battery Bikeway connects the Hudson River Park to the East River Esplanade. In total, it is a 31-mile waterfront bicycle path that visitors can bike uninterrupted while exploring Manhattan. Bike riders can see many greenery and stop for cafes set along the river. For anyone who doesn’t have a bike, the Citi Bikes are available to grab all along the riverfront.

Battery Playscape

Perfect for families with kids, the Battery Playscape was built after Hurricane Sandy to bring environmental and cultural awareness through its contemporary and sustainable design. The area is separated into five ecology zones to inform the community about flood zone landscapes: Bluff, Riverbed, Marsh, Dune, and Meadow, which hosts ShowBox, an improv/puppet theater. It has become a great educational spot for families to take their kids.

The Bosque Fountain 

During the summers the Bosque Fountain is used to cool off from the heat. It has 35 jets that spray water into the air while people run through and leap over or towards the water. At night it is a beautiful and calming sight to watch as the LED lights light up the water as it springs 15 feet into the air while different colors shimmer through the water. A wonderful place to experience Battery Park City on any occasion. 


The Ferry

The NYC Ferry and New York Water Way are by far the most efficient and fun ways to make your way around the city. It creates opportunities to view the historical Statue of Liberty and observe the famous New York City skyline. Both ferries stop at Pier 11.


Battery Park City is accessible by M9, M20, and M22 bus services. Additionally, the R, 4, and 5 trains can be taken to reach your destination within Battery Park City. The R leads you closer to the waterfront at Whitehall Street while the 4 and 5 will drop you off closer to the restaurants, cafes, and accommodations. 


If you are feeling ambitious, walking the Battery Parkway for a slower look at the city is possible. Along the river you can appreciate the grandiose architecture and views surrounding the water. 

Contact Platinum Properties to learn more about the available rental or sales listings in the Battery Park City area. We would love to help you find your next home.