TRANSPORTATION AND RESOURCES IN NYC

MAIN CONFERENCE LOCATION  July 20-24, 2016 CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY  10016

MAIN CONFERENCE LOCATION  July 20-24, 2016
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY  10016

CONFERENCE HOTEL The Court Hotel, 130 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016

CONFERENCE HOTEL
The Court Hotel, 130 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016

The Court and CUNY Graduate Center are both located in Midtown Manhattan, and are a 0.8 km or 0.5 mile walk apart from each other

Transportation

The best way to get around the city is by subway and by walking.  There are also city buses.   Subway and bus rides cost $2.75 regardless of distance traveled.  Taxis are widely available and can be hailed in the street.  Taxis are vacant when the medallion number on the roof is lit. Credit cards are accepted.  Ride-share services such as Uber and Lyft are widely available.

Resources

MOBILE PHONE SERVICES

T-Mobile
307 Madison Avenue near 41st Street

Verizon Wireless
420 Lexington Avenue near 43rd Street

Verizon Wireless
180 Madison Avenue near 34th Street

AT&T
Empire State Building- 16 West 34th Street

APPS AND WEBSITES for finding out about local restaurants, attractions and events

Eater
Google Maps
New York Magazine
New York Times
Time Out New York
Tripadvisor
Yelp

 

 

 

LUNCH near CUNY Graduate Center

Bonchon Chicken - Korean fried chicken
325 5th Avenue between 32nd and 33rd Streets

Chipotle Mexican Grill - Mexican fast food
Empire State Building - 350 5th Avenue

Little Italy Pizza - Pizza
2 East 33rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison

Oxford Cafe - Sandwiches, salads, and more
375 5th Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets

Potbelly Sandwich Shop - Sandwiches
366 5th Avenue between 5th and 6th Avenues

Pret a Manger - Prepared Sandwiches
389 5th Avenue between 36th and 37th Streets

Tina’s Cuban Cuisine - Cuban
179 Madison Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets

W Cafe - Cafeteria
390 5th Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets

Xi’an Famous Foods - Chinese
14 East 34th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison

ATTRACTIONS AND LANDMARKS within walking distance

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets

Bryant Park
Between 40th and 42nd Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues

Grand Central Terminal
89 East 42nd Street between Vanderbilt and Lexington

Koreatown
2nd Street between 6th and Madison Avenues

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, between 31st and 32nd Streets and 7th and 8th Avenues

Morgan Library
225 Madison Avenue between 36th and 37th Streets

New York Public Library
5th Avenue and 42nd Street

Times Square
7th Avenue and Broadway between 45th and 47th Streets

This page was updated on June 28, 2016