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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$6,415
By Justin Rodriguez, 3 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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680 Sqft
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$6,415
By Yousaf Rehman, 3 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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680 Sqft
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North End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$8,900
By Tyler McKenna, 5 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,207 Sqft
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,100
By Shang Wei, 5 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,147 Sqft
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,100
By Felipe Porto, 3 hours ago
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2 Bath
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1,147 Sqft
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,100
By Tata Soumounou, 5 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,147 Sqft
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North End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$8,900
By Felipe Porto, 4 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,207 Sqft
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South End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,690
By Brian Guggiana, 3 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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TriBeCa Point
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$6,415
By Andrew Pena, 5 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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680 Sqft
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South End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,950
By Brian Guggiana, 4 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,100
By Dominique Lavoie , 5 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$6,580
By Heather McVeigh, 18 hours ago
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North End Ave & Murray St
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,250
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By Justin Estill, 6 hours ago
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2 Bath
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1 Sqft
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41 River Terrace, Apt PHA3
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,100
By Trevor Hunte, 16 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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South End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,080
By Fatima Aderogba, 7 hours ago
1 Bed
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River Terrace
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,100
By Tracey Martinez, 6 hours ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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North End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$7,695
By Stacey Nash, 3 hours ago
2 Bed / Flex 3
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2 Bath
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450 North End Avenue, Apt 22
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$9,295
By Abby Lee, 13 hours ago
3 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,000 Sqft
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River Ter
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$10,000
By Courtney Taylor, 9 hours ago
2 Bed / Flex 4
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South End Avenue
Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,950
By Nathan Bradshaw, 12 hours ago
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Battery Park City

Jetting out of the western part of lower Manhattan, Battery Park City is a planned community that's relatively new to NYC. Full of luxury apartments, classy cocktail bars, and a large shopping complex, Battery Park City is the upscale waterfront living people dream about.

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Battery Park City

Jetting out of the western part of lower Manhattan, Battery Park City is a planned community that’s relatively new to NYC. Full of luxury apartments, classy cocktail bars, and a large shopping complex, Battery Park City is the upscale waterfront living people dream about.

Fun Facts and History of Battery Park City

Battery Park City is not an organic part of the island of Manhattan. Instead it was used as a port where several major accidents and sinkings had occurred. This left the area dilapidated and largely abandoned.

By the early 1960’s, New York was tired of these largely destroyed portions of land and sea and wrote up a proposal to create an extension of the island by way of landfill. In 1966, after several plans were hotly debated, the plan for Battery Park City was unveiled and construction soon began.

The island extension was done by filling the area with debris and bedrock from the construction of various Manhattan projects of the past, like The World Trade Center. While progress largely stalled in the 1970’s due to a financial crisis, some clever number crunching saved it. The landfill was finished by 1979 and the first of many residential developments started construction in 1980. Today, Battery Park City is 36 acres of luxury.

Battery Park City Buildings

Battery Park City has a much more modern look to it than most of the city does. The luxury apartment complexes range from mid to high rise, and are very elegant looking, giving the skyline in this area a major upgrade.

Atmosphere of Battery Park City

Battery Park City is extremely affluent, but the New York hustle that can be found in neighboring areas is a tad absent from here. Even when bars and restaurants are full, there’s a relaxed energy to the neighborhood.

During the weekends, when the Financial District is largely closed, the area is very peaceful. Waterfront views and elegant restaurants make for a relaxing haven from the rest of the city. It’s a great place to spend a sunny afternoon on a day off.

Family Score for Battery Park City

Battery Park City is extremely safe and quiet. It’s a bit out of the way, but the people who live here sing its praises. Good schools and hospitals are nearby, and it's close to a number of waterfront parks and attractions. Battery Park City is a great place for families.

Notable Schools in Battery Park City
  • Stuyvesant High School
  • PS 276 Battery Park City School
  • PS 89

Notable Residents of Battery Park City
  • Tyra Banks: Model and Host
  • Leonardo DiCaprio: Actor
  • Isla Fisher: Actor

Transportation Options in Battery Park City

The New York City subway system does not have a direct route to Battery Park City. The closest train to the neighborhood is the 1 by way of Chambers street, WTC Cortlandt, and Rector street.

Biking isn’t very popular here, as most residents find it easier to walk in this area. There are virtually no Citi Bike docking stations and a low number of bike lanes.

Driving is okay in this area. However, this neighborhood is very walkable, and parking here can get expensive fast.

Landmarks and Neighborhood Treasures of Battery Park City
  • Brookfield Place
  • Rockefeller Park
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage

Act Like a Local in Battery Park City
  • Visit one of the area’s eclectic museums like the Skyscraper Museum, The Museum of Jewish Heritage, or The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit.
  • Want to shop? Hit up Brookfield Place, a gorgeous shopping mall with a lot to offer.
  • Want a bite and a drink? Try one of Battery Park City’s many venues like Miramar or Treadwell Park!

Read About Battery Park City

Learn More About Battery Park City
For those interested, Battery Park City currently has 78 residential listings advertised on the market for rent. From data that we've compiled, listings range from $3,840 in the lower quartile to $6,400 in the upper quartile. Generally speaking, the median rental price is $5,345 or $67 / ft². For those interested in renting a listing in this search area, there are currently 9 studio, 31 one-bedroom, 33 two-bedroom, 5 three-bedroom, and 0 four+ bedroom properties available for rent.
For your convenience, we've included a more detailed breakdown of rental pricing by median bedroom sizes here:
Bedrooms Rent Rent / ft²
Studio $3,500 $82
1 BR $4,000 $67
2 BR $6,250 $65
3 BR $9,858 $75

We make sure to refresh our rental listings every hour in order to provide you with the newest and most up-to-date inventory available on the market.

Battery Park City is located within New York County, New York. This area currently has 1,634,989 residents in 753,385 households. Out of the total population, 40.12% of the residents speak another language at home instead of English. The majority of the inhabitants in this county are currently unmarried and have a median age of 36.7.

When looking at residents older than 25, 12.55% have graduated from high school, 31.80% have a bachelor's degree, and 28.64% have obtained their master's degree or above. Employment rate is typically around 62.9% and the median income in this county is $75,513.

At least 76.86% of those living in this county rents their homes. Most residents will commute to work by public transportation with an average commute time of 31.4 minutes.

Geographically, New York County, New York is a part of the New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area. This county is currently home to 18,812,161 residents, or 6,707,347 households with a median income of $68,319. the New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area residents have a median age of 37.8 and 50.07% are currently renting their homes in the area.

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