NYC Contacts

Avenues: The World School
259 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10001-7020
Main telephone number: 212.524.9000
Emergency after-hours: 646.664.0700
School fax: 646.664.0701
General inquiries: infonyc@avenues.org

Admissions
Admissions: 646.664.0800
Admissions fax: 646.664.0801
Email: admissionsnyc@avenues.org

Athletics
Phone: 646.664.0964
Email: athleticsnyc@avenues.org

Business Office
Phone: 646.625.7662
Email: accountingnyc@avenues.org

Nurses
Phone: 646.664.0910
Email: nurse@avenues.org

Security Desk
Phone: 646.664.0992
Email: security@avenues.org

College Counseling
Amy Young
Director of College Counseling
Email: ayoung@avenues.org
Phone: 646.664.0806

Timothy Hudson
Associate Director of College Counseling
Email: thudson@avenues.org
Phone: 646.664.0979

If you are a college admissions officer and would like to schedule a visit to Avenues, please contact:
Brielle O’Brien
Administrative Assistant, College Counseling
Email: bobrien@avenues.org
Phone: 646.664.0895

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Parking

Parents driving their children to school may drop off and pick up on both Tenth Avenue and 26th Street. The Department of Transportation indicates the approved drop-off/pick-up locations for schools by posting ‘No standing’ signs. Students arriving by car must exit on the curb side of the car and from the back seat. Avenues will have faculty and staff members at curbside who will help students and show them where to go.

If you want to park near the school, several parking garages are located nearby. The closest are:

249 Parking Corp – 249 Tenth Avenue (corner of 25th Street, just before the school)

GGMC – 550 West 25th Street (between Tenth and 11th Avenues)

555 West Garage Corporation – 549 West 24th Street (between Tenth and 11th Avenues)

Quik Park – 431 (W. 23rd Street (between Ninth and Tenth Avenues)

By Train

Metro North into Grand Central Station

Take the Times Square shuttle towards Times Square and walk to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Take the Eighth Avenue local subway (E) downtown, toward the World Trade Center, and exit at 23rd Street. Head west on 23rd Street toward Ninth Avenue, then turn right (heading north) when you reach Tenth Avenue.

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Amtrak into Pennsylvania Station

Take the Eighth Avenue local subway (E) downtown, towards the World Trade Center, and exit at 23rd Street. Walk west on 23rd Street toward Ninth Avenue, and then turn right (heading north) when you reach Tenth Avenue.

PATH Trains from New Jersey

Take the PATH train to 23rd Street (Sixth Avenue). Head west on West 23rd Street toward Seventh Avenue, then turn right when you reach Tenth Avenue. You can also take the M23 bus to Tenth Avenue.

By Bus

All Greyhound and New Jersey Transit buses go to the Port Authority Terminal. From Port Authority, take the Eighth Avenue local subway (E) to 23rd Street.

The most convenient MTA bus lines to Avenues: The World School are the M11 and M23 lines.

By MTA subway and Bus

The most direct routes by subway and bus are to take the subway to 23rd Street and then the M23 bus to Tenth Avenue. The Broadway (N/R), Lexington Avenue (#6), Sixth Avenue (F/M), Seventh Avenue (#1) and Eighth Avenue local (E) trains all stop at 23rd Street.

Although probably a longer ride, the M11 bus will also bring you close to the school.

If walking after getting off at the 23rd Street stop, walk west on 23rd Street to Tenth Avenue, then turn right (north) onto Tenth Avenue and walk two blocks to the school.

By Car

From the Bronx and Upstate New York

Take the NY State Thruway (I-87) (which becomes the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx) to the Cross-County Parkway West, then merge onto the Saw Mill Parkway South. Continue onto the Henry Hudson Parkway, which turns into the West Side Highway (Route 9A S). Turn left onto West 26th Street, and take the first right onto 11th Avenue. Turn left onto West 24th Street, then the first left onto Tenth Avenue. The school will be on your left.

Holland Tunnel (New Jersey)

Upon exiting the tunnel, take exit 1 toward New York 9A/West Street. Merge onto Laight Street and turn right onto West Street/11th Avenue/West Side Highway. Turn right onto West 16th Street. Take the first left onto Tenth Avenue. Avenues: The World School will be on your left.

Lincoln Tunnel (New Jersey)

Upon exiting the tunnel, follow the signs for Madison Square Garden. Turn left onto W. 34th Street, then the first right onto Ninth Avenue. Turn right onto W. 25th Street and the first right onto Tenth Avenue. The school will be on your left.

Midtown Tunnel (Long Island)

Upon exiting the tunnel, keep to the left and turn right onto E. 34th Street. Stay on 34th Street until Ninth Avenue, where you should turn left. Turn right onto W. 25th Street and the first right onto Tenth Avenue. The school will be on your left.

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