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Writing Women: Directions

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NYU-18C Home Writing Women: 1700 - 1800 Topics and Speakers
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The symposium will be held at New York University's Fales Library and Special Collections on the 3rd floor of Bobst Library. 

 

Registration is not required; however, you will have to present a valid Photo ID in order to enter the library.

 

Bobst Library is located at:

 

70 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012

 

 

 

By Subway

 

Take the Sixth Avenue subway to West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station (A, C, E, B, D, F, or V train).

Walk east on West Fourth Street until you reach Washington Square.

 

Take the Broadway subway (N, R or W train) to Eighth Street Station. At Broadway walk south to Waverly Place.

Walk westward on Waverly Place until you reach Washington Square.

 

Take the Lexington Avenue subway (No. 6 train) to Astor Place Station. Go west on Astor Place to Broadway.

Walk south on Broadway to Waverly Place.

Walk westward on Waverly Place until you reach Washington Square.

 

 

By Train

 

Metro North into Grand Central Station

Take the Lexington Avenue subway (No. 6 train) downtown to Astor Place Station (see By Subway, above).

 

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Amtrak into Pennsylvania Station

Take the 8th avenue subway (A and E trains) downtown to West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station (see By Subway, above).

 

PATH Trains from New Jersey

To Ninth Street Station (Sixth Avenue and Ninth Street), then walk south to West Fourth Street and east to Washington Square.

 

 

By Bus

 

All Greyhound and New Jersey Transit buses go to the Port Authority Terminal. Port Authority marine terminals in New York and New Jersey are open and operating normally.

From there, take the Eighth Avenue subway downtown (see By Subway above).

 

 

By Car

 

From the Bronx and Upstate NY

Take the NY State Thruway, which becomes the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, to the Triborough Bridge (toll).

Cross to Manhattan taking the FDR Drive. Follow the FDR Drive south to Houston Street. Continue west on Houston Street past Broadway to La Guardia Place.

Turn right (north) and follow La Guardia Place to Washington Square.

 

From Connecticut

Take the New England Thruway (I-95) into the Bronx. Then, take the Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to the Triborough Bridge (toll).

Cross to Manhattan taking the FDR Drive south to Houston Street. Continue west on Houston Street past Broadway to La Guardia Place.

Turn right (north) and follow La Guardia Place to Washington Square.

 

From the Northwest, West, and South including New Jersey

Take I-95 and/or the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel or the Holland Tunnel.

If taking the Lincoln tunnel, take the right tube and stay in the right lane, turning right onto Dyer Ave. after exiting the tunnel. Go through three lights, making a left on to 34th St. and move to the right lane.

After one block, turn left onto 9th Ave., continuing south until 14th St. Turn left onto 14th St., followed by a right onto 5th Ave., until it ends at Washington Square.

If taking the Holland tunnel, there will be a circle after exiting.Take the Canal St. East exit. After a few lights, turn left onto West Broadway. Proceed north until you reach Washington Square.

 

From the George Washington Bridge

Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (turns into the West Side Highway/12th Avenue) south to 23rd Street. Turn left (east) on 23rd Street to Fifth Avenue.

Turn right (south) on Fifth Avenue to Washington Square.

 

From Brooklyn

Take the Manhattan Bridge. Off the bridge, take Canal Street west to Sixth Avenue (also called Avenue of the Americas).

Take Sixth Avenue north to West Fourth Street and travel east to Washington Square.

 

From Queens

Take the 59th Street Bridge and turn left (south) on Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue ends at the Washington Square campus.

 

From Staten Island

Take the Staten Island Express across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge crossing into Brooklyn. Take the Belt Parkway west to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) east.

Take the Manhattan Bridge exit, cross over the bridge, and take Canal Street west to Sixth Avenue (also called Avenue of the Americas). Turn right (north) on to Sixth Avenue to West Fourth Street.

Turn right (east) and travel to Washington Square.

 

From Long Island

Take the Long Island Expressway (also called the L.I.E. or I-495) west to the Queens-Midtown Tunnel. Drive west on 37th Street to Fifth Avenue. Turn left (south) on Fifth Avenue until it ends at the Washington Square campus

(at Washington Square North).

 

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