Monday, February 15, 2010

Key Information about St. Francis College and Surrounding Areas

DIRECTIONS TO ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE

St. Francis College is located in historic Brooklyn Heights at 180 Remsen Street, between Court and Clinton Streets. The College is one block from Borough Hall, the Brooklyn court houses, and various municipal buildings. The College is three blocks from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade to the west and Metrotech Center to the east.

Within two blocks of the campus are all major subway and bus lines to and from all boroughs of New York City. Street parking is limited; however, public parking garages are nearby.

By Subway
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates the New York City subway.
Visit www.mta.info for updates.

● 2 Train, 3 Train (7th Avenue Express) stop at Borough Hall.
● 4 Train, 5 Train (Lexington Avenue Express) stop at Borough Hall.
● A Train (8th Avenue Express) stops at Jay Street/Borough Hall.
● B Train (6th Avenue Express) stops at DeKalb Avenue; change to the M Train or R Train which stop at Court Street.
● C Train (8th Avenue Local) stops at Jay Street/Borough Hall.
● D Train (6th Avenue Express) stops at Atlantic Avenue; change to the 2 Train, 3 Train, 4 Train, or 5 Train which stop at Borough Hall.
● F Train (6th Avenue Local) stops at Jay Street/Borough Hall.
● M Train (Nassau Street Local) stops at Court Street.
● N Train (Broadway Express) stops at Pacific Street; change to the R Train which stops at Court Street.
● Q Train (Broadway Express) stops at DeKalb Avenue; change to the M Train or R Train which stop at Court Street.
● R Train (Broadway Local) stops at Court Street.
● W Train (Broadway Local) stops at Whitehall Street; change to the R Train which stops at Court Street.

By Staten Island Ferry
Take the ferry to Manhattan; change to the R Train which stops at Court Street. For more information about ferry service visit www.mta.info/nyct/service/pdf/sircur.pdf or call (718) 727-2508.

By Bus
New York City buses are operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Visit www.mta.info for updates.

● B25, B26, B38, B41, B51, or B52 to Court Street near campus.
● B37, B45, or B75 to Livingston Street.
● B54, B57, B61, or B67 to Jay Street.
● B103 to Adams Street.

From Staten Island, take the S53 bus to 95th Street and Fourth Avenue or the S79 bus to 86th Street and
Fourth Avenue; change to the R Train which stops at Court Street.



By Long Island Railroad
The Long Island Railroad (LIRR) is operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Visit www.lirr.org/lirr for timetables, fares, and updates.

Take the LIRR to Flatbush Avenue Terminal and change to the Manhattan-bound 2 Train, 3 Train, 4 Train, or 5 Train in the same station. Take the subway to Borough Hall.

By Car
From Manhattan, follow the Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza West and turn left at the first traffic light. After several blocks, Cadman Plaza becomes Court Street. The College is on Remsen Street just west of Court Street.

From Queens, take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) to the Cadman Plaza exit (exit 28). Turn right and follow Cadman Plaza West until it becomes Court Street.

From Staten Island, take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) to the Atlantic Avenue exit (exit 27). Turn right on Atlantic and left on Clinton Street. The College is on Remsen Street just east of Clinton Street.

From the Bronx, take Triborough Bridge to BQE (I-278). Proceed on BQE to Cadman Plaza/Brooklyn Bridge exit. Turn left onto Cadman Plaza West and proceed to Henry Street. Follow directions from above.

From Long Island: Take Long Island Expressway or Grand Central Parkway to BQE. Follow directions from Bronx.

From Staten Island: Take Verrazzano Narrows Bridge to BQE (I-278). Proceed on BQE to Atlantic Avenue and then left onto Clinton Street. Turn right onto Remsen Street and the college is a half block on the right.

From New Jersey: Take appropriate bridge into Staten Island and follow from above.

Directions from Area Airports to Brooklyn Marriott: New York/JF Kennedy - JFK - Estimated taxi fare: 45.00 USD (one way) Phone: 718-244-4444 Hotel Direction: 15 miles E Driving Directions: Belt Pkwy West to Brooklyn/Queens Expressway(I-278) east; exit Atlantic Ave, turn right at light. Continue 4 lights to Boerum Place and turn left. Hotel is 5 blocks ahead on the right.
Brooklyn Marriott does not provide shuttle service.New York/La Guardia - LGA - Estimated taxi fare: 35.00 USD (one way) Phone: 718-533-3400 Hotel direction: 10 miles S Driving Directions: Grand Central Pkwy West to Brooklyn/Queens Expressway(I-278) to Tillary Street/Manhattan Bridge exit. Make left turn at Adams Street. Proceed to second light. Hotel is on the left. Brooklyn Marriott does not provide shuttle service.Newark - EWR - Estimated taxi fare: 65.00 USD (one way) Phone: 973-961-6600 Hotel direction: 16 miles SW Driving Directions: NJ Turnpike to Holland Tunnel(Exit 14C). Exit onto Canal Street East to Manhattan Bridge. Exit onto Flatbush Avenue Extension. Right turn onto Tillary Street. Left turn onto Adams Street. Proceed to second light. Hotel is on left. Brooklyn Marriott does not provide shuttle service.



HOTEL INFORMATION

N.Y. Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
1-800-228-9290

PARKING GARAGES

Central Parking at the Brooklyn Marriott – 333 Adams Street – 718.222.1032
Edison Parking – 300 Cadman Plaza West – 718.624.0316
Icon Parking – 111 Livingston Street – 718.624.0041
Kinney of Livingston Street – 85 Livingston Street – 718.797.4864
Montague Garage – 180 Montague Street – 718.246.8262
Park Kwik – 211 Atlantic Avenue & Court Street – 718.858.9356
Please call for availability and rates in advance.

CAR SERVICES

Clinton Limo Service – 718.852.9000
Montague Car Service – 718.625.6666
Promenade Car & Limo Service – 718.858.6666

PUBS & RESTAURANTS

Cody’s Ale House Grill – 154 Court Str. (b/w Pacific & Amity) 718.852.6115
Eamonn’s – 174 Montague Str. (b/w Court & Clinton) 718.596.4969
O’Keefe’s Bar & Grill – 62 Court Str. (b/w Joralemon & Livingston) 718.855.8751
P.J. Hanley’s – 449 Court Str. (corner of 4th Place) 718.834.8223

RESTAURANTS

Armando’s – 143 Montague Str. – 718.257.9723
Buon Gusto – 151 Montague Str. – 718.624.3838
Grand Canyon – 141 Montague Str. – 718.797.1402
Heights CafĂ© – 84 Montague (Hicks Str.) – 718.625.5555
La Traviata – 139 Montague Str. – 718.858.4100
Marco Polo Ristorante – 345 Court Street (Union Str.) – 718.852.5015
Pete’s Downtown – 2 Water Street – 718.858.3510
Queen Italian Restaurant – 84 Court Street (b/w Livingston & Schermerhorn) 718.596.5954

PIZZERIAS

Monty Q’s Brick Oven Pizza – 158 Montague Str. – 718.246.2000
Monty Q’s on Livingston Street – 90 Livingston Str. – 718.855.0110
My Little Pizzeria – 114 Court Str. – 718.643.6120

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