Take the 1 train to Canal Street, which leaves you at the corner of Canal and Varick Streets. If you take the 2 or 3 (Seventh Avenue Express), transfer to the 1 at 14th Street (heading downtown) or Chambers Street (heading uptown). You can also take the A, C or E (Eighth Avenue Subway) to the Canal Street stop; this leaves you at the corner of 6th Avenue and Canal Street. Walk one block west to Varick. You can also take the J, N, Q, R, W, Z or 6 trains to Canal Street and walk west to Varick Street.
Take the Long Island Rail Road into Penn Station, then take the 1 train downtown (south) to the Canal Street station. Or take the Long Island Rail Road to Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, then take the 2 or 3 to Chambers Street and transfer directly across the platform to the 1 uptown (north) two stops to Canal Street.
Take the M20 bus, which stops at the front door of the Manhattan Center.
If you are traveling by car, the Manhattan Center is located on the west side of Manhattan on Varick Street (one way heading south) at Canal. If you are heading west on Delancey or Houston Streets, make a left turn at Varick Street and head downtown. If you are crossing Canal Street, make a right at Sixth Avenue and head two blocks uptown (north) until you reach Watts Street (one way heading west) and make a left turn and go one block and make another left onto Varick (one way heading south).
*Parking garages in the Canal Street area
To make commuting more convenient, there are several parking garages in the area:
Varick Street Garage
Students/Faculty Employees Discount Parking ($20 with stamped ticket any time)
111-115 Varick Street
p – 212.675.3719
272 Spring Street (Hudson and Varick) (rates as low as $10))
p – 212.675.8910
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