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Location: 12 W. 18th st, NYC 10011 (212) 242-3000

Located in the Flatiron District walking distance to Union Square.

Map from Google Maps

Map from Mapquest

an image of Academy's Location in NYC          

Transportation : 

Subway :  L,N,R,4,5,6 to 14th st./Union Square

Walking from Trains:

Walk to the north side of Union Square (Barnes & Noble) and make a left (westward) on 17th street. Walk to 5th Ave. and make a right up to 18th steet. Cross 5th Ave. (westward) and walk 1/3 block down 18th street. Academy is on the left at 12 west 18th street between 5th and 6th Ave.
Subway : F train 14th st.
Walk up 6th ave. from 14th street. Make a right (eastward) on 18th street. Walk towards 5th ave. (eastward). Academy is on the right  at 12 W. 18th st.


From New Jersey (G.W. Bridge) : head east on Interstate 95 (cross George Washington Bridge). Take the exit onto NEW YORK 9A S  (8.2 miles).  Slight left onto 18th street (0.8 miles). Destination will be on the right.


From New Jersey (Lincoln Tunnel), 301 30th st., Union City, NJ 07087

1. Head southwest on JFK Blvd E towardBaldwin Ave
0.2 mi
2. Merge onto NJ-495 E/Lincoln Tunnel via the ramp to New York City
Toll road
Entering New York
1.1 mi
3. Continue onto Lincoln Tunnel
Toll road
0.8 mi
4. Take the exit toward Dyer Ave
Toll road
289 ft
5. Keep right at the fork, follow signs forInterstate 495 E/36 Street/Downtown/Madison Square Garden and merge ontoDyer Ave
Partial toll road
0.2 mi
6. Turn left onto W 34th St
413 ft
7. Take the 1st right onto 9th Ave
0.8 mi
8. Turn left onto W 18th St
Destination will be on the right

From Brooklyn (Manhattan Bridge)

New York, NY
1. Head south on Manhattan Bridge/Manhattan Bridge Upper Roadway
0.3 mi
2. Exit onto Jay St
0.2 mi
3. Turn right onto Sands St
0.2 mi
4. Turn right onto Gold St
499 ft
5. Take the 1st right onto Nassau St
449 ft
6. Slight left to stay on Nassau St
249 ft
7. Turn right onto Manhattan Bridge/Manhattan Bridge Upper Roadway
1.3 mi
8. Continue onto Chrystie St
0.2 mi
9. Turn left onto Broome St
0.7 mi
10. Turn right onto 6th Ave
1.2 mi
11. Turn right onto W 18th St
Destination will be on the right


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