The Honors Herald The New York City Pforzheimer Honors College at Pace University
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Volume 3 Issue 1 Fall 2013
A Guide to Lower Manhattan Free and Low Cost Things within Walking Distance of Pace By Jessica Sutton, Associate Editor Everyone at Pace seems to know about or has been to the Sea Port or City Hall Park. Do you ever wonder what else there is to see and explore near Pace? This article will tell you all about free and low cost things that you can do. Everything can be walked to from Pace so you won’t even have to pay for a subway ride!
FREE CITY PARKS Battery Park –Composes the southernmost tip of Manhattan. The park has large green spaces, memorials, Castle Clinton, and views of the Harbor (including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island). Battery Park City- Has walkways perfect for strolls and runs with views of the Harbor, Hudson River, and New Jersey. Bowling Green Park- Has benches for a quick and peaceful resting spot. Foley Square- Perfect for hanging out or eating your lunch on one of the many benches.
MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL SIGHTS Castle Clinton National Monument- Located in Battery Park. Go here to learn about early NYC history. Admission is free. Federal Hall National Memorial- Located on Wall Street. Stop in and learn about Washington’s Presidential Inauguration. Admission is free. Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel- Take a free tour at each church to learn more about NYC and 9/11 history. Free and open to the public. Skyscraper Museum- Located just outside of Battery Park City. Student Admission is only $2.50 Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian- Located next to Bowling Green Park. Admission is free.