East River Park Houston Street Field East River Field # 04

 

Detailed Map of the East River Park Area

BY CAR:

From Brooklyn or Lower Manhattan Option 1

Get on the FDR Drive North. Get off at Houston Street exit. Turn left at the top of the exit ramp, and go through the intersection. There is parking on the right side of Houston Street as you proceed through the intersection after exiting the FDR Drive. If you proceed to Baruch Street, turn left. There is parking on this street. If no spaces are available, follow the turn around the back of PS 97 (the road will have two signposts, Anew Street, spelled just like that, and Stanton Street) and then swing left onto Mangin Road. There is parking on Mangin, next to the school. This is in inside the Baruch Houses complex. If there are still no spaces, go back out to Houston and turn right, then immediately turn right again onto the Marginal Road (the access road that parallels the highway). There is parking on this road as well.

 

From Brooklyn or Lower Manhattan Option 2

Drive the city streets to Houston Street. Turn right and take Houston all the way to the FDR, near the Baruch Houses, which will be on your right, and the Lillian Wald Houses on your left. Follow the Brooklyn or Lower Manhattan Option 1 for parking instructions.

From the North

Take the FDR Drive south to the Houston Street exit. Go right at the top of the exit ramp and follow the Brooklyn or Lower Manhattan Option 1 for parking instructions.

By SUBWAY:

Take any line, uptown or downtown, that stops on 14th Street, East or West Side. At 14th Street, board the L train. Take the trains on the Carnasie or Brooklyn side of the platform. Exit at the First Avenue subway stop the last exit in Manhattan. Walk from First Avenue, past Avenue D, to the edge of FDR Drive. Follow the pathway along FDR Drive down to the 6th Street pedestrian bridge. Cross over the bridge and head left to the East River Field 06 Field.

On Foot

The park may be accessed either by walking back across the Houston Street traffic intersection and down the pedestrian ramp into East River Park. Walk north to 4th Street or walk north on the Marginal Road alongside the Lillian Wald Houses to the 6th Street pedestrian bridge, taking the bridge into the park, and then walking north two blocks to the field. Field 06 will be on the right of you.