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Directions by Car

From the North or Northeast:

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 and make a right on to Lafayette Street, then a left on Astor Place (just before the big cube) and make the next right onto Broadway.

From the Northwest, West or South:

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 Broadway.  Follow Broadway to Waverly Place.

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 Lafayette Street.  Make a left on Astor Place (just before the big cube) and make the next right on to Broadway.

*Please Note: There may be travel restrictions on the Port Authority bridges and tunnels, which includes the Holland Tunnel, the Lincoln Tunnel, and the George Washington Bridge.  For more information, please see

For directions from other points, please see

Parking Garages Near Tisch

Some of these garages offer an NYU rate or a 10-percent discount to persons visiting NYU.  To get this discount, stop by the Information Center to get your parking ticket validated.

  • Champion Garage, 743 Broadway (between East Eighth Street and Astor Place) 212-533-7463
  • Hillary Gardens Garage, 741 Broadway (between East Eight Street and Astor Place) 212-473-8752.
  • Thompson Street Parking, 221 Thompson Street (between Bleeker and West Third), 212-677-8741
  • Washington Square Garage, 2 Fifth Avenue (between Washington Square Park North and Eighth Street), 212-533-8312