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DIRECTIONS




DRIVING DIRECTIONS:



The most direct way to NI from most locations is to follow directions leading to the George Washington Bridge, then exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway, and then onto Riverside Drive (south). From there, continue south and turn left onto 165th Street (the first left south of the bridge).

To reach the Neurological Institute
proceed one block and turn left (north) onto Ft. Washington Avenue. Drive for two blocks and make a left (west) onto 169th Street, then drive for one block and make another left (south) onto 168th Street/Haven Avenue. The Neurological Institute is located at 710 168th Street.

Alternatively, to reach the Medical Center parking garage
from 165th Street proceed one block and turn right onto Ft. Washington Avenue. The garage is located at the corner of 165th Street and Fort Washington Avenue.

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From Manhattan


Joe DiMaggio (West Side) Highway: North to exit 15, Riverside Drive. Merge Right onto Riverside Drive, continue to W. 165th Street and make a Left, at the light turn Left onto Fort Washington Ave., go to W. 169th Street and make a Left, turn Left onto Haven Ave. The Neurological Institute is on your Right.

FDR (East River) Drive North: to the Harlem River Drive North. Get off at exit #24, George Washington Bridge/W. 179th Street. Keep Left at the fork in the ramp, make a Right onto Amsterdam Ave., turn Left onto W. 179th St, turn Left onto Broadway, continue to W. 169th Street make a Right, turn Left onto Haven Ave. The Neurological Institute is on your Right.

From Brooklyn


Gowanus Parkway to Battery Tunnel; then follow the directions above from Manhattan.

From Queens & Long Island


Triboro Bridge, after paying the toll, bear Right and get on the Harlem River Drive North. Get off at exit #24, George Washington Bridge/W. 179th Street. Keep Left at the fork in the ramp, make a Right onto Amsterdam Ave., turn Left onto W. 179the St, turn Left onto Broadway, continue to W. 169th Street make a Right, turn Left onto Haven Ave. The Neurological Institute is on your Right.

Throggs Neck or Whitestone Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway/ George Washington Bridge.
On approach to the GW Bridge stay Right (Lower Level). Take the Henry Hudson Parkway South exit. On approach to the Henry Hudson Parkway, bear Left and take the Riverside Drive exit. Make a Right onto Riverside Drive, go to W. 165th Street and make a Left, at the light turn Left onto Fort Washington Ave., go to W. 169th Street and make a Left, turn Left onto Haven Ave. The Neurological Institute is just ahead on your Right.

From Westchester (Points North)


Major Deegan Expressway to George Washington Bridge exit. On approach to the GW Bridge stay Right (Lower Level). Take the Henry Hudson Parkway South exit. On approach to the Henry Hudson Parkway, bear Left and take the Riverside Drive exit. Make a Right onto Riverside Drive, go to W. 165th Street and make a Left, at the light turn Left onto Fort Washington Ave., go to W. 169th Street and make a Left, turn Left onto Haven Ave. The Neurological Institute is just ahead on your Right.

Henry Hudson Parkway South to the George Washington Bridge exit (Left exit), bear Right onto Riverside Drive and proceed to 165th Street, turn Left. At the stop light make a Left onto Fort Washington Avenue; proceed to 169th Street and make a Left. Turn Left on Haven Avenue. The Neurological Institute is just ahead on your Right.

From New Jersey (or West)


All roads to the George Washington Bridge, UPPER level; bear Right to 178th Street exit; turn Right onto Broadway and proceed to 169th Street, make a Right; continue to Haven Avenue and turn Left, the Neurological Institute is just ahead on your Right.

OR cross the LOWER level of the Bridge, stay in the Left hand lane, and take the Henry Hudson Parkway South exit. REMAIN Left and follow signs to Riverside Drive. Make a Right onto Riverside Drive, go to W. 165th Street and make a Left, at the light turn Left onto Fort Washington Ave., go to W. 169th Street and make a Left, turn Left onto Haven Ave. The Neurological Institute is just ahead on your Right.

From Connecticut


Western Connecticut take 684 South to the Saw Mill River Parkway, OR 684 South to the Hutchinson Parkway OR Merritt Parkway to 287 West to the Saw Mill South OR the Cross County going West to the Saw Mill River Parkway ....
Eastern Connecticut take the Cross County Parkway to the Saw Mill River Parkway; South to the Henry Hudson Parkway; OR I-95 to the Cross Bronx; OR 287 West to the Saw Mill South; OR New York State Thruway South to the Tapan Zee Bridge, stay on 287 to the Saw Mill River Pkwy to the Henry Hudson Pkwy South to the George Washington Bridge exit; make a Right onto Riverside Drive and proceed to 165th Street, turn Left. At the stop light turn Left onto Fort Washington Avenue, continue to W. 169th Street and turn Left, turn Left onto Haven Avenue. The Neurological Institute is just ahead on your Right.




PARKING FACILITY



The parking garage is located between 164th and 165th Streets & Fort Washington Avenue. For information and rates call 1.212.305.2718. We are sorry we are unable to provide free or discount parking.

NOTE: The garage is ABOUT a ten minute walk from the Neurological Institute. See below for directions to the parking facility. For an additional charge, valet parking is available at the Milstein Hospital building (Fort Washington Avenue).

Directions to parking facility



On Fort Washington Avenue, cross the light at W. 165th Street, the parking facility is straight ahead on your Right. If you are coming from Riverside Drive and wish to park before coming to our office, make a Right from W. 165th Street onto Fort Washington Ave., the garage is on your Right.



PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION



Take the A, C, 1 or 9 subway to 168th Street, or take the M2, M3, M4, M5, or M100 bus to NI. Fares are $2.50 for both the subway and buses. Subway trains require Metrocards and can be purchased at the station booth. Buses require Metrocards or exact change; bills are not accepted.

Subway
Take 1, 9, A or C to 168th Street and Broadway (see Subway Map) Walk one block West to Fort Washington Avenue.

Buses
Take M4 to 168th Street and Fort Washington Avenue (bus stops adjacent to the Neurological Institute)

Take M5 or BX7 to 168th Street and Broadway Walk one block West to Fort Washington Avenue.

Take M2, M3, or M100 to 168th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue; walk two blocks west Walk one block West to Fort Washington Avenue.

Take M101 to 168th Street and Amsterdam Avenue; walk four blocks west Walk one block West to Fort Washington Avenue.

Take BX6 to 155th Street and Broadway, transfer to the M4 or M5, follow above directions for the M4 or M5

Long Island Rail Road
To 34th Street 7 8th Avenue. Transfer to Uptown A or C train to 168th Street & Broadway (LIRR Info. 1.718.217.5477)

Metro North and Amtrak
Get off at Grand Central Station. Take the S (Shuttle) train to TIMES SQUARE, get off and take the Uptown 1/9 train to 168th Street & Broadway. Follow directions above.

Path Train
To 33rd Street. At 33rd Street, transfer to the Uptown B or D train. Get off at 59th Street, wait on the same platform for the Uptown A or C train, OR go upstairs and take the Uptown 1/9 train to 168th Street & Broadway. Follow directions above. (PATH Info. 1.800.234.7284)

Staten Island Ferry


Take the Ferry to Manhattan. Transfer to the Uptown 1/9 train at the SOUTH FERRY station to 168th Street & Broadway. Follow directions above. (Ferry Info. 1.718.225.5368 or 1.718.815.BOAT)

From the Airport


M60 Bus - Operates between Manhattan, Queens and LaGuardia Airport. From LaGuardia Airport, follow the sign that says Ground Transportation. Once outside, look for the M60 bus stop sign at the curb. Take the bus to 116th Street & Morningside Heights/Broadway, transfer to the M4 bus to 168th Street & Fort Washington Avenue; cross the street to the Neurological Institute. (For more info., please call 1.718.330.1234)
A TRAIN - Operates between Manhattan, Brooklyn and John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport. Follow the signs that say Ground Transportation. Once outside, look for the Shuttle bus sign at the curb. Take the Shuttle bus to the A train station at Howard Beach/JFK Airport station, take the A train to 168th Street & Broadway, follow subway directions above for A train.

Returning to the Airport


Take the Downtown A train that says Far Rockaway or Rockaway Park (DO NOT take the one going to Lefferts Boulevard). (For more info., please call 1.718.330.1234)

Private Bus Company


1. From Northern New Jersey and Rockland County, NY, to the George Washington Bridge bus station. Located at Ft. Washington Avenue & Broadway between 178th and 179th Streets. Follow the directions for the M4, BX7, or M5 bus or the A train to 168th Street. (For more info., please call 1.212.564.1114)

2. Greyhound, Short Line, Peter Pan, Red & Tan Lines, etc. To 42nd Street, Port Authority Bus Terminal - 8th Avenue, transfer to the Uptown A or C train to 168th Street & Broadway. Follow directions above for subway.

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