This tour focuses on the commercial core with its 1980s skyscrapers of the original World Financial Center (now Brookfield Place) designed by architect Cesar Pelli, as well as the expansive North Cove Marina and its public realm. This walk investigates how the planning concept of public-private partnership was both the principle and economic engine of the Battery Park City project and how the goals of opening the waterfront to public access and recreation were realized over three decades. Meet under the palm trees at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place.

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Date: July 15

Time: 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

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Website:
https://skyscraper.org/programs/bpc-business-core-walking-tour/

Venue

Skyscraper Museum

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