The Environmental Sciences Initiative is based at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), located on the south side of the City College of New York’s campus. Our address is 85 St. Nicholas Terrace, New York, NY 10031.

After passing through the main entrance/security on the west side of the building, visitors should take the stairs or elevators to the fifth floor. Upon exiting, proceed to the main administrative area (also on the west side of the building). All visitors should bring identification for security purposes.

For scheduling a visit, please contact Jamie Burke.

By Public Transportation

Subway

Take the A, B, C or D trains to 125th Street station. Exit the north/front end and get out at 127th Street. Go west/left one block on 127th, and turn right onto St. Nicholas Terrace (not to be confused with St. Nicholas Avenue). Proceed about 6 blocks north up the hill. Please use the south ASRC staircase at 85 St. Nicholas Terrace, which is between 130th and 135th Streets. Once at the top of the staircase turn left. Then proceed to the main ASRC lobby.

Take the MTA #1 local subway to 137th Street and Broadway. Walk south on Broadway to 135th St.. Turn left (east) and walk up 135th Street to St. Nicholas Terrace. Turn right on St. Nicholas Terrace to the ASRC staircase at 85 St. Nicholas Terrace (near 133rd St.). Once at the top of the staircase the ASRC is the building on the left.

Take the MTA #4 or #5 express or #6 local to 125th Street and Lexington Avenue. Change there for the M-100 or M-101 bus to Amsterdam Avenue and 135th St. Street. Turn right (east) and walk up 135th Street to St. Nicholas Terrace. Turn right on St. Nicholas Terrace to the ASRC staircase at 85 St. Nicholas Terrace (near 133rd St.). Once at the top of the staircase the ASRC is the building on the left.

Metro North

Take the Metro North to 125th Street and Park Avenue. Change there for the M-100 or M-101 bus to Amsterdam Avenue and 135th St. Street. Turn right (east) and walk up 135th Street to St. Nicholas Terrace. Turn right on St. Nicholas Terrace to the ASRC staircase at 85 St. Nicholas Terrace (near 133rd St.). Once at the top of the staircase the ASRC is the building on the left.

Bus

Take the M-4 or M-5 to Broadway and 135th Street. Walk south on Broadway to 135th St. Turn right (east) and walk up 135th Street to St. Nicholas Terrace. Turn right on St. Nicholas Terrace to the ASRC staircase at 85 St. Nicholas Terrace (near 133rd St.). Once at the top of the staircase the ASRC is the building on the left.

Take the BX-19 to 145th and Convent Avenue; walk south on Convent Avenue to 135th Street. Turn left (east) onto 135th Street. Turn right on St. Nicholas Terrace to the ASRC staircase at 85 St. Nicholas Terrace (near 133rd St.). Once at the top of the staircase the ASRC is the building on the left.

Directions by car/taxi

From the West Side

Proceed to St. Nicholas Terrace via West 135th Street. Once at 135th, travel east and proceed to the dead-end at St. Nicholas Terrace. From there, turn right. Continue south on St. Nicholas Terrace until you see the north staircase on the right. At the top of the staircase, turn left. Then proceed to the main lobby of the ASRC.

From the East Side

Take the FDR or the Triborough Bridge to Harlem River Drive. Exit at 135th Street. Continue to St. Nicholas Avenue and turn right, then left onto 141st Street. Turn left onto Convent Avenue, then left onto St. Nicholas Terrace at 140th Street. Proceed south past 135th Street on St. Nicholas Terrace until you see the north staircase on the right. At the top of the staircase, turn left. Then proceed to the main lobby of the ASRC.

Parking near ASRC

Littleman Parking

300 West 135th Street
New York, NY 10030
Tel: (212) 368-1745

Website & Rates

NOTE: LOCAL SCHOOL SPECIAL
Monday – Friday, up to 10 HOURS – $10.00 with validation
Contact: Miguel Encarnacion

Alliance Parking

311 West 127th Street
New York, NY 10027

Website & Rates

Y & H Garages Inc

526 West 134th Street
New York, NY 10031
Tel: (212) 862-3502

Call to inquire about rates.