Driving Directions


From Long Island

You have several choices:

1)  Long Island Expressway (I-495) to exit 30W, towards Midtown Tunnel

Take Grand Central Parkway (Exit 22A) towards 108th St. Keep right at the fork in the ramp

Grand Central Parkway goes into Triborough Bridge. Keep to the right, take the exit for Manhattan. Keep to the center through the tolls, follow signs for FDR Drive South

Exit at 96 Street (Exit 14)

Either go right onto 96th Street, drive across town to Park Avenue and turn left OR

Go straight onto York Avenue, turn right at 85th Street, turn left at Park Avenue

2) Take Southern State Parkway to Meadowbrook Parkway (Exit 22N)

Take Meadowbrook Parkway to Northern State Parkway

Stay on Northern State Parkway—it becomes Grand Central Parkway

Grand Central Parkway goes into the Triborough Bridge. Keep to the right, take the exit for Manhattan

Keep to the center through the tolls, follow signs for FDR Drive South

Exit at 96th Street (Exit 14)

Either go right onto 96th Street, drive across town to Park Avenue and turn left OR

Go straight onto York Avenue, turn right at 85th Street, turn left at Park Avenue


From Westchester

New York State Thruway (I-87) South

Exit 3, towards East 138 Street

Stay straight to go onto Exterior Street. Turn right onto Madison Avenue Bridge

Madison Avenue Bridge becomes Madison Avenue. Turn left onto 135th Street. Turn right onto Park Avenue

Turn left onto East 132nd Street, take the FDR Drive South to 96th Street (Exit 14)

Either go right onto 96th Street, drive across town to Park Avenue and turn left OR

Go straight onto York Avenue, turn right at 85th Street, turn left at Park Avenue


From the Queens Midtown Tunnel

On exiting the tunnel, take the 35th Street exit on the left towards 34 Street/Downtown

Make a slight left onto Tunnel Exit Street, which becomes Tunnel Exit Street/Queens Midtown Tunnel Exit

Turn left onto East 34th Street - stay straight to go onto East 34th Street Exit

Turn left onto FDR Drive Service Road East. Take FDR Drive North

Exit at 96 Street (Exit 14)

Turn left onto East 96th Street. Turn left onto Park Avenue

The church is at Park Avenue and 84 Street


From the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

On exiting the tunnel, take South Street. South Street becomes FDR Drive North

Exit at 96th Street (Exit 14)

Turn left onto 96 Street. Turn left onto Park Avenue

The church is at Park Avenue and 84 Street



From the Lincoln Tunnel

On exiting the tunnel, exit on the left towards 40th Street 7 North/West Side Hwy

Take West Side Highway to 79th Street

Turn left onto Broadway

Take Broadway to 86th Street, turn right onto 86th Street

Take 86th Street through Central Park. You will exit the park on 84th Street

The church is on the corner of 84 Street and Park Avenue



From Rockland County

Palisades Parkway South. Exit right for George Washington Bridge

Stay in the second lane from the right, go under the apartment houses and exit to the right onto Harlem River Drive/Amsterdam Avenue. At the fork, stay to the left (Harlem River Drive)

Stay straight to go onto the FDR Drive South

Exit at 96th Street (Exit 14)

Either go right onto 96th Street, drive across town to Park Avenue and turn left OR

Go straight onto York Avenue, turn right at 85th Street, turn left at Park Avenue


PARKING
There are numerous parking garages in the neighborhood. The closest is Belmont, located at 113 East 84th Street (between Park and Lexington), 212-288-9170

Additional parking garages include:

Albert Parking LLC
30 East 85th Street
(between 5th and Madison)
212-249-5290

Central Parking Systems
185 East 85th Street
(entrance at 85th and Third)
800-836-6666

Imperial Parking Systems
400 East 85th Street
(85th and First Avenue)
212-650-1683