Public transportation is strongly encouraged. No parking is available at Four Freedoms Park. Due to Cornell Tech's construction, street parking is extremely limited and only possible north of 59th Street Bridge. Roosevelt Island has one garage: Motorgate, 688 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY, 10044, (212)832-4585. Hourly rates apply. Park is a 30 minute walk south of garage. 

Please note that vehicular traffic may be redirected pending Cornell construction. 

FROM MANHATTAN

59th Street Bridge (Upper Roadway recommended). Enter on 58th Street east of 2nd Avenue. Stay in the right lane off ramp to 21st Street. Take right onto 21st Street. Take left at 36th Avenue across Roosevelt Island Bridge. Turn left onto Main Street. Turn left onto East Road. Limited parking available on East and West Roads.

59th Street Bridge (Lower Roadway). Stay in right lane for Jackson Avenue/25A West. Take first right off the bridge. Stay in right lane. Take right onto Jackson Avenue. Take right onto 43rd Avenue. Take right onto Vernon Boulevard. Take left at 36th Avenue across Roosevelt Island Bridge. Turn left onto Main Street. Turn left onto East Road. Limited parking available on East and West Roads.

Midtown Tunnel (I-495 East) to Queens. Take Exit 13 (Borden Avenue). Turn right on Borden Avenue. Take first right onto Vernon Boulevard. Turn left at 36th Avenue across Roosevelt Island Bridge. Turn left onto Main Street. Turn left onto East Road.  Limited parking available on East and West Roads.

FROM LONG ISLAND

Grand Central Parkway (West). Take Exit 45 (31st Street). Turn left onto 31st Street. Turn right onto 36th Avenue. Proceed to Roosevelt Island via 36th Avenue Bridge. Turn left onto Main Street. Turn left onto East Road. Limited parking available on East and West Roads.

FROM BROOKLYN VIA BQE

BQE (East). Take Exit 33 (Humboldt/McGuiness). At the end of ramp bear left under the BQE to McGuiness, crossing the Pulaski Bridge into Queens. McGuiness becomes 11th Street. Continue on 11th to 44th Drive. Make left at light onto 44th Drive. Turn right at next light on Vernon Boulevard. Follow Vernon Boulevard to 36th Avenue. Take left at 36th Avenue across Roosevelt Island Bridge. Turn left onto Main Street. Turn left onto East Road. Limited parking available on East and West Roads.

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