NEW YORK CITY 2007
FIRST Robotics Competition
Jacob Javitz Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Take the A train to 34th. St. station.
Walk on 34th. St. West towards the river until you get to 11th. Ave.
Take either crosstown bus - the M34 (34th. St. Bus) or the M42 (42nd. St. Bus)
Westbound to the Jacob Javitz Convention Center.
Traveling to NYC By Car
From New Jersey: Take the Lincoln Tunnel to NYC.
From the Bronx: Take any of the crossings to the West Side Highway.
From Long Island: Take the any of the East River crossings into NYC.
Go westbound until you get to the West Side Highway. Take it to 34th. St.
There is no parking at the Javits Center itself. Cars can drop off in front of the
Center and then proceed to one of the many parking garages throughout the Javits
Center vicinity. Please refer to the Parking section below for locations and phone
numbers of convenient parking near the Javits Center.
The Javits Center is located on 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets. Please
note that the drop off area will be very busy and is constantly patrolled by NYC
Police. Do not leave your vehicle unattended in front of the Javits Center - it will be
towed faster than you can say "FIRST Robotics Competition." Getting your car back
will be very expensive!
Parking Lots and Garages
Below is a a variety of parking lots close to the Javits Center, ranging from 24-hour,
7-day a week covered lots, to more limited service. So, if you have any questions
make sure to call ahead. Parking in New York City is never cheap, even on
weekends, and parking lots often close early in the evening so be sure to check
when leaving your vehicle. Make sure that you have cash available when you go to
Advance 249 West 43rd Street, (212) 221-8902
Astor Parking Corporation 1515 Broadway at 44th Street, (212) 869-3543
Beggs Garage 515 West 43rd Street, (212) 564-6954
Central Parking System (800) 836-6666
305-319 W. 33rd St. (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
444-6 10th Ave. (35th Street)
445 W. 35th St. (Between 10th & Dyer Avenues)
417 W. 35th St.(Between 9th and 10th Avenues)
416 W. 36th St.(Between 36th and Dyer Avenues)
433-9 W. 37th St.(Between 9th and 10th Avenues)
485 10th Ave. (37th Street)
513-521 9th Ave. (39th Street)
541 W. 38th St. (Between 10th and 11th Avenues)
Square Industries , 306 West 44th Street, (212) 247-5807
Times Square Park , 220 West 41st Street, (212) 730-1777