The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences is located at Warren Weaver Hall, on the South East corner of West 4th Street and Mercer Street (walk East from the South end of Washington Square park for two short blocks); the entrance is on Mercer Street.
Building 46 in red is Warren Weaver Hall.
The New York University campus is in the Greenwich Village section of
Manhattan. For extensive, interactively refinable directions on how to
get to and around New York, spend some time in the
Planning Your Trip
(Hardcopies of this 200-page pocket-sized guidebook will be included
in each registration packet.)
For quick summaries of recommended approaches, see below first and then
research schedules and fares in the
Lexington Avenue (IRT) No. 6 Local to Astor Place. Walk west on Astor Place to Broadway,
then south on Broadway to Waverly Place and west on Waverly Place to Washington Square.
Broadway (BMT) N, R, or W Local to Eighth Street Station. Walk south on Broadway to Waverly
Place, then west on Waverly Place to Washington Square.
Sixth Avenue (IND) A, B, C, D, E, F, or V Local or Express to
West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station. Walk east on West Fourth Street or Waverly
Place to Washington Square.
Seventh Avenue (IRT) No. 1 or 9 Local to Christopher Street-Sheridan Square Station. Walk east
on West Fourth Street to Washington Square.
Fifth Avenue Bus, M1, M2, M3, and M5 to Eighth Street and University Place. Walk south on
University Place to Washington Square.
Broadway Bus, M6, to Waverly Place, Walk west on
Waverly Place to Washington Square. Eighth Street Crosstown Bus, M13, to University
Place. Walk south to Washington Square.
Metro North or Amtrak into Grand Central, then Lexington Avenue subway downtown
(see Subway); Amtrak into Pennsylvania Station, then Eighth Avenue subway downtown
(see Subway); Long Island Rail Road into Pennsylvania Station, then Eighth Avenue
subway downtown (see Subway).
PATH trains to a) World Trade Center to Eighth Ave or Broadway BMT uptown lines,
b) Sixth Avenue at Ninth Street-walk south on 6th Ave to West 4th, then east to
To Port Authority Terminal, then Eighth Avenue subway downtown (see Subway).
From the north or northeast, New York State Thruway, which becomes the Major Deegan
Expressway in the Bronx, to Willis Avenue Bridge, cross to F.D.R. Drive in Manhattan,
south to Houston Street, then west to LaGuardia Place (two blocks west of Broadway),
then north three blocks to Washington Square.
From the northwest, west, and south, Interstate Highway and/or New Jersey Turnpike to
the Holland Tunnel, north on Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) to West Fourth Street
and east to Washington Square; from the Lincoln Tunnel east to Seventh Avenue, then
south to West Fourth Street (at Sheridan Square), then east to Washington Square.
Take the Staten Island Ferry to Battery Park and catch the Seventh Avenue IRT to
Christopher Street-Sheridan Square (see Subway).
From Kennedy Airport (JFK): taxi; scheduled Manhattan coach service; or the following rail/metro combination: Airtrain from terminals to Jamaica Station, LIRR train from Jamaica Station to NY Penn Station (34th Street), subway from Penn Station to NYU.
From Newark Liberty Airport (EWR): taxi, scheduled Manhattan coach service; or the following rail/metro combination: Airtran from terminals to Newark Airport Station, NJ Transit train from Newark Airport Station to NY Penn Station (34th Street), subway from Penn Station to NYU.
From LaGuardia Airport (LGA): taxi, scheduled Manhattan coach service; or the following bus/metro combination: M60 bus from terminals to 125th Street Station, subway from 125th Street to NYU.
For more details, see the homepage of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at http://www.panynj.gov/.
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