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Pier A

Battery Park is a 25-acre public park located at the Battery, the southern tip of the New York City borough of Manhattan, facing New York Harbor. The Battery is named for the artillery battery that was stationed there at various times by the Dutch and British in order to protect the harbor. Pier A, the subject of the photograph, was formerly a fireboat station.

 

Photo by Kevin Borland. Portions of text derived from Wikipedia.

 

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Taken on July 20, 2008