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Mailing Address

Levich Institute
Steinman Hall, #1M
City College of CUNY
140th Street and Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

 

Phone Number

212-650-8157

 

Fax Number

212-650-6835

Affiliated Websites

 
City University of New York
City College of CUNY
Grove School of Engineering
Levich Institute Computing Services
Research Foundation of CUNY
 
 
 
 

DIRECTIONS TO THE LEVICH INSTITUTE

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Directions from Area Airports

  • John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport - By cab, tell driver you need to get to Manhattan. Take Triborough Bridge to Harlem River Drive and then to the 135th Street exit. Proceed on 135th Street to St. Nicholas Avenue, turn right and then turn left on 141st Street. Proceed one block to Convent Avenue, turn left and proceed one more block. Steinman Hall will be at the corner (on your left) of Convent Avenue and 140th Street. Travel time from JFK may be 45 minutes to an hour. For other transportation options to and from JFK airport, click here.

  • LaGuardia (LGA) Airport - By cab, directions are the same as above. Travel time from LGA should be about 30 minutes. For other transportation options to and from LaGuardia airport, click here.

  • Newark (EWR) Airport - A cab from Newark airport is fairly expensive (approximately $50 or more). Olympia Trails express buses which run about every 20 minutes (one-way fare = $12.00/round trip = $19.00) will take you to several locations in Manhattan. [If you will be traveling directly to the Institute, we recommend taking bus to the Port Authority at 42nd Street and then either taking the A train to 145th Street or a cab. For other transportation options from Newark airport, click here.

Driving Directions

  • PARKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR ALL LEVICH INSTITUTE VISITORS MUST BE RESERVED IN ADVANCE. ONLY LEVICH INSTITUTE FACULTY MAY SEND AN EMAIL REQUEST WITH NAME OF THE VISITOR, THE DATE AND TIME VISITOR WILL BE ARRIVING, ALONG WITH THE VISITOR'S EMAIL ADDRESS. WHEN CONFIRMATION OF PARKING IS RECEIVED, AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT TO THE VISITOR WITH INFORMATION ABOUT WHICH PARKING LOCATION HAS BEEN RESERVED. There are a very limited number of visitor parking spots available in the two parking lots on campus. See the CCNY campus map for a view of all parking lot locations as well as the location of Steinman Hall, where you can find the Levich Institute on the 1st floor mezzanine.

  • Driving from East Side [Via FDR Drive, Harlem River Drive or JFK (formerly Triborough) Bridge] - Take the 135th Street exit. Depending on which parking location you have been assigned, please choose the directions as shown below.

    SOUTH CAMPUS PARKING LOT - Proceed on 135th Street to St. Nicholas Avenue, turn right and then turn left on 141st Street. Proceed two blocks to Amsterdam Avenue, turn left and proceed down to 133rd Street. Make a left turn at 133rd Street and proceed to Convent Avenue where you will see a security guard station posted at the parking lot entrance. Security guard should have your name for entry.

    NAC PARKING LOT - Proceed on 135th Street to St. Nicholas Avenue, turn right and then turn left on 141st Street. Proceed two blocks to Amsterdam Avenue, turn left and proceed down to 135th Street. Make a left turn at 135th Street and proceed about 1/2 a block where will see a security guard station posted at the parking lot entrance on your left. Security guard should have your name for entry.

    Driving from West Side (Via West Side Highway) - Take the 125th Street exit and then make a left on Amsterdam Avenue. Depending on which parking location you have been assigned, please choose the directions as shown below. (See campus map).

    SOUTH CAMPUS PARKING LOT - Continue up on Amsterdam Avenue and make a right turn on 133rd Street and proceed to Convent Avenue where will see a security guard station posted at the parking lot entrance. Security guard should have your name for entry.

    NAC PARKING LOT - Continue up on Amsterdam Avenue and make a right turn on 135th Street and proceed about 1/2 a block where will see a security guard station posted at the parking lot entrance on your left. Security guard should have your name for entry.

Public Transportation Directions

  • NYC Transit Fare = $2.75. Click here to view a NYC Subway map.

  • Subway A, B, C or D lines - The A and D trains are expresses, while the B and C are locals. A and C trains run along 8th Avenue in midtown and stop at Penn Station (Amtrak, NJ Transit, and LIRR) and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. B and D trains run along 6th Avenue in midtown and connect with PATH trains at 34th Street. The A, B, C, and D routes are the same north of 59th Street. Exit at the 145th Street Station using the stairs at the rear of the train. Take the stairs to the right of the ticket booth after passing through the turnstiles to exit at the southwest corner of 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. Walk up the hill one block on 145th Street to Convent Avenue and turn left and walk down to 141st Street. Steinman Hall is the 6-story grey metallic building on your left extending from 141st Street to 140th. The entrance is through the plaza on 140th Street (St. Nicholas Terrace). Do not use the 135th Street exit from the B or C trains, since there are no through streets and the walk is longer than from the 145th Street station.

  • Subway #1 line - The 1 train is a local that runs along 7th Avenue in midtown and along Broadway north of 59th Street. It stops at Penn Station (Amtrak, NJ Transit, and LIRR) and has an underground connection at Times Square/42nd Street to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Exit at the 137th Street Station. Walk diagonally through the small park to 138th Street, turn right, and walk one block uphill to Amsterdam Avenue and the entrance to the campus. Walk straight through the campus to the next street, which is Convent Avenue, and turn left to 140th Street. Steinman Hall is the 6-story grey metallic building across 140th Street on your right. The entrance is through the plaza on 140th Street (St. Nicholas Terrace).

  • Metro North, Long Island Railroad - From Grand Central (Metro North) Take the subway shuttle (S Train) to Times Square, then transfer to either the No. 1, A or D lines and proceed as above. From Penn Station (Long Island Railroad) you may take any of the above subway lines.

  • By Bus - M-18 to 140th Street and Convent Avenue; M-4 or M-5 to Broadway and 140th Street, walk up 140th Street to Convent Avenue; M-100 or M-101 to Amsterdam Avenue and 140th, walk east one block to Convent Avenue; BX-19 to 145th and Convent Avenue, walk south on Convent Avenue to 140th Street.

Taxicab Directions

  • The rate of fare according to the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission is currently $2.50* upon entry and $.40 for each additional unit

    * $0.50 New York State surcharge also added to every ride.

  • The unit of fare is: one-fifth of a mile, when the taxicab is traveling at 8 miles an hour or more; or 90 seconds (at a rate of twenty cents per minute), when the taxicab is not in motion or is traveling at less than 8 miles an hour.]

  • Tell the cab driver to take you to the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 141st Street. From Amsterdam Avenue turn on 141st Street and proceed east (turn right if coming from downtown and left if coming from uptown) one block to Convent Avenue and then right on Convent to 140th Street (St. Nicholas Terrace). The entrance to Steinman Hall is on 140th Street (St. Nicholas Terrace) on your left.

 
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