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BoroughManhattan
Area4,266,344 sq ft
MapMap of Battery Park City
Listing(s)65 no-fee
Buildings11 rental buildings
17 condo buildings

Neighborhood Profile

Location: Lower Manhattan, west of the West Side Highway. Character: A modern, safe, conveniently located, if just a touch 'sterile' neighborhood, Battery Park City consists almost entirely of mid- to high-rise residential buildings. The esplanade is an excellent feature of the neighborhood, especially if you like jogging.

Apartments & Real Estate

Since Battery Park City is a still relatively new neighborhood, pretty much all of its buildings have been constructed in the last few decades. This makes for a somewhat more uniform look of the buildings and more standardized features of the apartments (don't come here looking for a high-ceilinged prewar apartment). The typical apartment layouts here are one- and two- bedrooms.

Current Rental Statistics

TypeMedianAverageInventory
Studio$3,300 $3,292 7
1-Bedroom$4,122 $4,321 38
2-Bedroom$6,450 $7,470 15
3-Bedroom$12,375 $11,750 4
4-Bedroom$16,500 $16,500 1
see all Battery Park City Rental Apartments
rental statistics as of 22/Nov/2014.

Selected Rental Buildings

  • Gateway (345-395 South End Avenue, Battery Park City) photos - 8 listings, all of them 'no-fee' apts
    Completed in 1983 as the first residential development in Battery Park City, Gateway consists of six towers, with over 1,700 apartments and a variety of professional and retai....
  • Liberty Luxe / Green - 14 listings, all of them 'no-fee' apts
    A 2-building complex.
  • Tribeca Green (325 North End Avenue, Battery Park City) photos - 4 listings, all of them 'no-fee' apts
    A modern high-rise concierge building offering a gym and a children's play area. The building offers several environmentally-friendly features.
  • Tribeca Park (400 Chambers Street, Battery Park City) photos - 5 listings, all of them 'no-fee' apts
    A modern high-rise concierge building offering a gym, a pool, a garage and a children's play area.
  • Tribeca Pointe (41 River Terrace, Battery Park City) photos - 9 listings, all of them 'no-fee' apts
    A modern high-rise concierge building offering a gym and a children's play area.

See all Battery Park City Rental Apartment Buildings (11 buildings)

Selected No-Fee Rental Listings

$4,005 1-BedroomTribeca GreenPosted 22/Nov/2014
$3,650 Studio, 619 sq ftLiberty GreenPosted 21/Nov/2014Avail. 21/Nov/2014
$3,350 1-Bedroom, 786 sq ftGateway: 355 South EndPosted 20/Nov/2014
$3,300 Studio, 483 sq ftThe VerdesianPosted 19/Nov/2014Avail. 01/Dec/2014
$3,500 1-Bedroom, 660 sq ftGateway: 375 South EndPosted 18/Nov/2014

See all Battery Park City No-Fee Rental Apartments (65 total)

Condo & Co-op Buildings

  • Liberty Court (200 Rector Place, Battery Park City) photos - 5 listings, all of them 'no-fee' apts
    A modern high-rise concierge condo building offering a gym, a pool, a garage and laundry facilities.
  • Liberty Terrace (380 Rector Place, Battery Park City) photos - 3 listings: 2 no-fee and 1 fee apts
    A modern high-rise concierge condo building offering a gym, a pool and laundry facilities.
  • Liberty View (99 Battery Place, Battery Park City) - 7 listings: 6 no-fee and 1 fee apts
    A modern high-rise doorman condo building offering a gym and laundry facilities.

See all Battery Park City Condo Apartment Buildings (17 buildings)

Historical Notes

Battery Park City was created in the late 1970s, at the time when the (original) World Trade Center was being built. The area was planned from the beginning as a residential community for Financial District workers: in that era, nobody could have imagined people would be living in the Financial District itself. At least one third of BPC's land mass was actually put in artificially: it consists of the soil dug up from the World Trade Center complex's foundation.

Due to its location, the neighborhood was seriously affected by the September 11th tragedy; most of its residential buildings had to be evacuated. In the years that followed, however, a thorough clean-up and rebuilding effort re-established Battery Park City as a safe and attractive neighborhood.

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