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Location and Directions

Bard High School Early College is located at 525 East Houston Street, very close to the FDR Drive. The entrance to the building is on Mangin Street, but the school yard spans East Houston from Mangin Street to Baruch Place. Directions by bus and subway are below.

There are several mass-transit options in arriving at the new location. For example, one could take the F or V to 2nd Avenue-Houston Street and then walk up Houston for 4/5 of a mile. We believe that the simplest and most timely option is by the M14 bus via either Avenue C or Avenue D and terminating at Delancey Street. Fortunately, the M14 bus is listed as having "frequent service." (Note: The M14 via Avenue A to Grand Street is NOT convenient.)

The simplest directions are to reach 14th Street (accessible by the L, and all uptown-downtown subway lines except the J,M,Z) and take the M14 bus that operates via Avenues C or D and get off at the stop east of Avenue D on Houston Street between Baruch Place and Mangin Street. (The stop is right in front of the school!) The directional sign reads "Delancey Street." You can either take the M14 from any point along 14th Street, or take the L to 1st Avenue (the subway may be faster than the bus) and transfer from there. For the return trip, take the M14 from the Northeast corner of Avenue D at Houston Street to 14th Street for connections on 14th Street.

How to reach the M14 at 14th Street

From the Bronx, take:

- the 1 or 2 to 14th Street-7th Avenue, the L to 1st Avenue.
- the 4, 5, and 6 to 14th Street-Union Square and take the M14 from 4th Avenue or take the L to 1st Avenue.
- the B or D to 34th Street-Herald Square, transfer to the F or V to 14th Street-6th Avenue, with the choice of the M14 from 6th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.

From Brooklyn, take:

- the 1 or 2 to 14th-7th Avenue, then the L to 1st Ave.
- the 4 or 5 to 14th Street-Union Square and the choice of the M14 from 4th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.
- the A or C to 14th Street-8th Avenue, then the L to 1st Avenue.
- the F to 14th Street-6th Avenue, then take the M14 from 6th Avenue or take the L to 1st Avenue.
- the L to 1st Avenue.
- the J, M or Z to Canal Street, then the 6 to 14th Street-Union Square. You can take the M14 from 4th Avenue or take the L to 1st Avenue.
- the N, Q, R or W to 14th Street-Union Square, then you may take the M14 from 4th Avenue or take the L to 1st Avenue.

From Manhattan, take:

- any uptown-downtown bus operating between 1st and 9th Avenues to 14th Street and the M14 from there.
- the 1, 2 or 3 to 14th Street-7th Avenue, then the L to 1st Avenue.
- the 4, 5, or 6 to 14th Street-Union Square, then the M14 from 4th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.
- the A, C or E to 14th Street-8th Avenue, the L to 1st Avenue.
- the F or V to 14th Street-6th Avenue, then the M14 from 6th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.
- the N, Q, R, or W to 14th Street-Union Square, with the choice of the M14 from 4th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.

From Queens, take:

- the 7 to Grand Central, the 4,5 or 6 to 14th Street-Union Square, then the M14 from 4th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.
- the E to 14th Street-8th Avenue, the L to 1st Avenue.
- the F or V to 14th Street-6th Avenue then the M14 from 6th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.
- the N, R or W to 14th Street-Union Square with the choice of the M14 from 4th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.

From Staten Island, take:

- the ferry to Manhattan, and the N or R from Whitehall Street to 14th Street-Union Square, then either the M14 from 4th Avenue or the L to 1st Avenue.

For students traveling from lower Manhattan:

- Take the M9, M15 or M22 to Houston Street and transfer to the M21 east to Avenue C (the bus’s easternmost stop).

*Not handicap accessible.