Structure Type: built works - settlements - cities

Designers: Graham, John and Company, Architects and Engineers (firm); John Graham Sr. (architect/engineer)

Dates: [unspecified]

Battery Park City, Manhattan, New York, NY

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In 1968, the State of New York created the Battery Park City Authority, an agency charged with the demolition of 100 acres of unused piers on the lower west side of Manhattan, dredging, bulkheading, and filling the acreage, and planning for 6 million square feet of office space, 1 million square feet of commercial space, and 14,100 residential units; this huge project was coordinated by the socially well-connected Harrison and Abramovitz firm; under their leadership, Jack Brown, AIA, Irivng Gershon, AIA, Horace Ginsbern and Associates, and John Graham and Company associated on the plan;

PCAD id: 3417