This clean and quiet corner of Manhattan flaunts water views from the rooftops of luxurious high-rise condos. Battery Park City, with its numerous parks, plazas, and esplanades, feels like a suburban oasis amid the clamour of city life. Wall Street movers and shakers walk briskly through Battery Park City from Monday to Friday, but this refined neighbourhood generally goes silent after the market’s closing bell has rung. For night owls, hotspots like Tribeca are nearby.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
The Financial District's Demure Next-Door Neighbour
Enjoy a walk along the boardwalk with stunning Statue of Liberty views, or visit the marina with its yachts and sail boats. Sit down and have a drink or sunset dinner at one of the many attractive river side outdoor restaurants. Around the corner, find the 9/11 memorial site and the World Financial Centre with shopping and dining."
Statuesque Views from Battery Park City's Riverfront Plazas and Promenades
The location combines high-energy of the city, historical and cultural attractions and relaxing beautiful parks with recreational areas where you can exercise, run, ride a bicycle, play basketball, tennis, or just sit and enjoy the sunset over Hudson reflecting in the glass walls of the Freedom Tower rising above Ground Zero."
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Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specialises in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.