Our address:

Picture of Nurses Residence
Nurses Residence

The Program for the Human Environment
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Ave. (at 66th St.)
New York, NY, 10065-6399
Phone: 212-327-7917
Fax: 212-327-7519

The campus is located between York Avenue and the East River. Entrance for visitors is through the main gate at 66th St. and York Avenue. Stop at the security booth and ask to call extension 7917.

Walk up the main drive, and at the top of the hill, head right towards the traffic circle. We are on the 4th floor of the Nurses Residence (Building 17).

Rockefeller University Map 2019
View Larger Map on Google

From the Airports

Yellow Cabs—registered & licensed

La Guardia/LGA—midtown: $45 (includes tolls, taxes, and tip) and will take about 25 minutes.

John F. Kennedy/JFK—midtown: $70 (includes tolls, taxes, and tip) and will take about 45 minutes.

Newark, NJ/EWR—midtown: $80+ and will take about an hour.

Public transportation to LaGuardia, JFK & Newark:

Taxis from the train stations

From Grand Central (Metro-North):  a taxi costs ~ $10 to 66th Street & York Avenue.

From Penn Station (Amtrak, NJ Transit, LIRR):  a taxi costs ~ $14 to 66th Street & York Avenue.

NYC Public Transportation: Subways & Buses

Fare is $2.75 one way:  Free transfers on buses and subways with a Metrocard.

From Penn Station, 34th Street (Westside)
Nearest subway stations: #1 subway to 66th Street/Lincoln Center & transfer to the M66 crosstown bus to York Avenue & 68th Street. ~50 minutes. Q subway, proceed north from Times Square to East 63rd Street & Lexington (exiting by elevators at 3rd Avenue, the front end of train) for a 12-minute walk to Campus, OR to East 72nd Street exiting back end of the train at East 69th Street & Second. Walk to 66th Street & York Avenue. ~ 10 minutes.

From Grand Central Station (Eastside)
#6 subway to 68th Street and walk East to campus (~20 minutes), or transfer to the M66 crosstown bus to York Avenue & 68th Street (the last stop). Total ~40 minutes


NYC Subway Map:

Additional subway stations: N/R to 60th & Third Avenue (Bloomingdale’s) & the F train to 63rd & Lexington Avenue.


Additional bus: (bus stop across the street from The Rockefeller University’s/Main Entrance at 66th Street):  M31—57th Street crosstown bus to midtown (goes both west & east).

Links to MTA for the M66 & M31 bus:

Manhattan Bus Map:

Car Service

Please ask your host for car service recommendations.


Parking located in the area:
Kinney Parking:  450 East 63rd Street (between York & 1st Avenue) Greenberg Garage: New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center (entrance at 68th Street, east of York Avenue)