Directions


The Postcrypt Coffeehouse is located in the basement of St. Paul’s Chapel (1160 Amsterdam Ave.) at Columbia University in New York City. The main Columbia campus is located in Morningside Heights in Manhattan (Maps: Columbia University Site, and Google Maps). Enter the campus at 116th Street and Broadway and ask at the gatehouse for directions to the Chapel. You may also enter the campus at 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

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By Subway:

Take the 1 train to the 116th Street / Columbia University stop. (Hopstop)

By Bus:

Take the M104, M4, or M60 bus to 116th and Broadway. Or, take the M11 bus to 116th and Amsterdam. Or, take the M5 bus to 116th and Riverside.

By Car:

Parking: You can park on the street, but sure to check signs, as some meters are in effect until 10PM. Side streets generally have free parking. There is a parking garage at 112th and Amsterdam.

From the north: take Saw Mill River Parkway (south) to Henry Hudson Parkway (south). Go over Henry Hudson Bridge (toll). Continue south on Henry Hudson Parkway to exit 12 (125th St.). At stop sign, go straight. Take second left past Fairway onto 125th St. At second traffic light, take right onto Broadway (McDonalds restaurant on corner). Go nine lights, entrance to Columbia will be on the left at 116th and Broadway.

From the west: take I-80 to George Washington Bridge (toll). Take first exit in Manhattan (Henry Hudson Parkway). Follow signs for southbound (downtown). Take Henry Hudson Parkway to exit 12 (125th St.). At stop sign, go straight. Take second left past Fairway onto 125th St. At second traffic light, take right onto Broadway (McDonalds restaurant on corner). Go nine lights, entrance to Columbia will be on the left at 116th and Broadway.

Alternate route from west: take I-78 to New Jersey Turnpike (north) to Lincoln Tunnel (toll). Take leftmost lane through tunnel. At exit of tunnel, bear left and follow signs for uptown and 42nd St. Turn left onto 42nd St. and go west three lights to end. Turn right onto Twelfth Avenue. Go north for about 10 minutes (road will become Henry Hudson Parkway). Take 96th St. exit. Go east two lights on 96th St. and turn left onto Broadway. Travel north 20 blocks to Columbia gates at 116th and Broadway.

From the south: take New Jersey Turnpike (north) to Lincoln Tunnel (toll). Take leftmost lane through tunnel. At exit of tunnel, bear left and follow signs for uptown and 42nd St. Turn left onto 42nd St. and go west three lights to end. Turn right onto Twelfth Avenue. Go north for about 10 minutes (road will become Henry Hudson Parkway). Take 96th St. exit. Go east two lights on 96th St. and turn left onto Broadway. Travel north 20 blocks to Columbia gates at 116th and Broadway.

From the east: take the Triboro Bridge to the FDR Drive (south). Exit at 96th St. and travel west six traffic lights to Madison Ave. Go right on Madison and immediately left on 97th St. (Follow signs for “West Side”.) Continue west on 97th St. through Central Park and then four traffic lights to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway and travel 19 blocks north to Columbia entrance at 116th and Broadway.