Summer 2013 gateway to historic Manhattan
Governor's Island opens to the public May 25, 2013 on Saturdays, Sundays, Memorial Day and Labor Day 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Governors Island is completely free to visit. There is no charge for the ferry, access to the island, or for programs conducted by the National Park Service.
The Battery Maritime Building gateway to historic Manhattan
This 140,000 sq. ft. Beaux-Arts landmark building was completed in 1909 when ferries were still a vital means of transportation in New York City. Its many unique architectural assets include nearly 8,800 elements of cast iron, riveted rolled steel plates and angles, sheet copper ornamentations, ceramic tile and stucco paneled walls, and a copper panel mansard roof system.
Annual Galal 2013 - June 20
GIA invites you to celebrate the summer season at our annual benefit on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Join the Governors Island Alliance at the Governors Beach Club to enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, and mingle under the stars with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres & live music.