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                              BATTERY GARDENS
                DIRECTIONS   TO   BATTERY GARDENS INSIDE BATTERY PARK
                                     (212) 809-5508
Battery Gardens is located inside Battery Park, (across the street and about
1 block inside the Park opposite 17 State Street) at the very southernmost tip
of Manhattan.As you face south from State Street,it is to the right(west) of
the Staten Island Ferry Terminal and the US Coast Guard Building.

PUBLIC PARKING: There is a Quik-Park parking facilty on Whitehall
Street(just south of State Street,near the intersection of Whitehall & State
St) about 1 block east of Battery Gardens. Directions are indicated
below,based on your route of travel.

VALET PARKING: Next to 17 State Street is a small church.Across the
street from the church is a driveway/service road leading to the parking lot
of Battery Gardens. The parking lot of Battery Gardens is shared with the US
Coast Guard. Although the driveway/service road has no signs,the Coast
Guard Building(which is to the right of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal as
you face it from the street) is visible from State Street.
A Valet Attendant is posted at the intersection of State Street & the
driveway/service road and will direct guests accordingly.Additional Valet
Attendants will posted in the parking lot.
VALET PARKING IS AVAILABLE ONLY IF THE HOST OF THE
EVENT HAS MADE ARRANGEMENTS FOR IT. IF VALET PARKING
HAS NOT BEEN ARRANGED,IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT GUESTS
PARK AT THE QUIK PARK PARKING FACILITY ON WHITEHALL
STREET.

From Brooklyn/Staten Island via The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel ~
Take the Gowanus Highway to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. When exiting
Tunnel, bear left. After traffic light, bear into the extreme right lane.
Follow sign for Battery Park and continue to Battery Place {Battery Park will
be in front of you and the old firehouse to the right}. Make a left turn onto
Battery Place. Follow Battery Place to the end and turn right on to State
Street. Follow State Street to Broad Street. Turn right on Broad Street
Follow Broad Street to South Street and turn right. At the light turn right
onto Whitehall Street. There will be a Quik-Park facility on your immediate
right. This is the nearest parking garage to Battery Gardens. From this
location, Battery Gardens is best reached by walking west along State Street
about 1 block until the 17 State Street building is visible. At 17 State Street
you will see a sidewalk leading into the park. Make a left onto this
sidewal,walk 1 block towards the water and you will arrive at Battery
Gardens.

From Brooklyn/Staten Island via Brooklyn Bridge ~
Take the Long Island Expressway or Gowanus Highway to the Brooklyn
Bridge and stay in the middle or left lane. When exiting Bridge take exit to
FDR Drive. After entering the exit, stay to your left and continue to FDR
Drive South. Once on the FDR Drive continue in the right hand lane.
Continue straight ~ sign will say Battery Park. At end of road, make a right
turn onto Whitehall Street. A Quik-Pick Parking Garage will be immediately
on your right. Battery Gardens is about a block to the west,opposite 17 State
Street.

From New Jersey(Lincoln or Holland Tunnels)or the West Side of
Manhattan ~
Take the West Side Highway South to West Street. Bear right and continue
straight ahead to Battery Place.Go left(east) onto Battery Place. Proceed east
& the street becomes State Street. Battery Gardens is opposite 17 State
Street. For the Quik-Park Garage,proceed about a block to Whitehall Street
& make a right turn.

From New Jersey(George Washington Bridge) or the East Side of
Manhattan ~
Take the Harlem River Drive south and it will turn into the FDR Drive
South.Once on the FDR Drive continue in the right hand lane. At the
southern end of Manhattan stay straight~sign will say Battery Park.At end of
road(exit 1),make a right turn onto Whitehall Street. The Quik-Park Parking
Garage will be immediately on your right.Battery Gardens is about 1 block to
the west opposite 17 State Street.

Trains ~
~ IRT or 5 to Bowling Green Station. Walk Southeast along the park until
you see the 17 State Street builing(about 1 block). At 17 State Street make a
right onto the sidewalk leading into the park.Walk south towards the water
about 1 block to reach Battery Gardens.
~ BMT W or R to Whitehall Street Station. Walk into the Park to the right
when facing the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.
~ IND 1 or 9 to South Ferry Station.When taking the #i or #9 trains,YOU
MUST BE IN ONE OF THE FIRST FIVE CARS TO EXIT AT SOUTH FERRY
STATION. Walk into the Park to the right facing the Staten Island Ferry
Terminal.Battery Gardens is about a block west of the station.

Buses~
M1, M6, M13 all terminate on State Street in front of the Staten Island Ferry
Terminal. Walk into the Park to the right when facing the Staten Island
Ferry Terminal.

				
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