Rally Info

ARCHIVED WEBSITE 9/25/2008

A press conference will be held at the rally with speakers from participating organizations. Please bring your own signs – downloadable sign files are HERE.

PLAN EXTRA TRAVEL TIME because the large number of attendees will affect traffic near the event.

LOCATION: Across the street from the Grand Hyatt where Iranian president Ahmadinejad is being “honored” :

Grand Hyatt Hotel
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, New York, USA
10017

DATE: Thursday, September 25, 2008

TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

POSTERS: Please see the Poster page for posters you can download as pdf files and print at your local Kinkos or other copyshop.

DINING IN THE AREA: Lots of great restaurants in the area – the Rally is right next to Grand Central Station:

Upscale restaurants at Grand Central Station

Casual dining at Grand Central Station

DIRECTIONS:

By Subway:

The Grand Hyatt Hotel is near Grand Central Station. Grand Central can be accessed by all forms of public transportation including:

Train – MTA Metro-North Railroad
Subway – 4, 5, 6, 7, and S lines
Bus – M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M42, M98, M101, M102, M104, Q32

There is a limited amount of private parking facilities in the Grand Central Neighborhood. Parking on adjoining side streets is limited to specific days and times and is metered.

From La Guardia Airport:
La Guardia is 9 miles away from the Grand Hyatt New York.
Driving:
Begin at Central Terminal and bear right on Arrivals/Central Terminal
and go towards signs reading Airport Exit.
Continue towards Airport Exit, turn right on ramp and go .5 miles towards Grand Central Parkway and go 0.6 miles. Exit Grand Central Parkway via ramp at sign reading
“Exit 4 Bklyn-Qns Expwy to Verrazano Narrows BR and I-278 W”and go 0.4 miles. Merge onto Brooklyn Queens Expy/I-278 W and travel for 2.4 miles. Merge onto I-495 W via Exit 35 toward Midtown Tunnel. There is a toll at the Midtown Tunnel. After exiting the tunnel, keep to the right at the fork in the ramp.
Bear left onto E. 37th St. Follow E.37th ST for .5 miles and turn right onto Park Avenue North. Follow Park Avenue North .4 miles and bear right at Grand Central Station.
The Grand Hyatt New York is straight ahead adjacent to Grand Central Station.
From JFK:
JFK Airport is 18 miles from Grand Hyatt New York.
Driving:

Begin on JFK Int’l Airport Blvd and go 1.7 miles. Turn towards Airport Exit/Van Wyck Expy N/I-678. Continue on Van Wyck Expy, I-678 and go 6 miles. Bear left on ramp at sign reading, “Exit 10 Grand Central Pkwy to La
Guardia Airport / Triboro Bridge” and go 0.4 miles.
Continue on Grand Central Pkwy via ramp at sign reading “Exit 10 I-495 LI Expressway to Long Island/Midtown Tunnel” and go 0.8 miles.
Bear right on I-495 and go 7 miles. There is a toll at the Midtown Tunnel. After exiting the tunnel, keep to the right at the fork in the ramp. Bear left onto E. 37th St.

Follow E.37th ST for .5 miles and turn right onto Park Avenue North. Follow Park Avenue North .4 miles and bear right at Grand Central Station.

The Grand Hyatt New York is straight ahead adjacent to Grand Central Station.

From Newark Int’l Airport:
Driving:

Begin on Daily Parking Acc and go 0.3 miles. Continue and go 0.5 miles. Bear right on Daily Parking Acc and go .5 miles.

Turn left on Newark Int’l Airport Exit and go 0.7 miles. Continue on ramp at sign reading “I-78” and go 1.4 miles. Continue on I-78 and go 0.7 miles. Exit I-78 via ramp at sign reading “I-95 N N J Turnpike North” and go 1.2 miles.

Continue on New Jersey Tnpk, I-95 at sign reading “Lincoln Tunnel and US-46” and go 7 miles. Exit New Jersey Tpke I-95 via ramp at sign reading “Exit 16E RT-3 to Lincoln Tunnel” and go 0.6 miles. Continue on I-495 and go 3.7 miles to the Lincoln Tunnel.

There is a toll at the Lincoln Tunnel.

After exiting the tunnel, follow signs to 38th ST. and follow 38th St. eastbound for 1.0 mile.
Make a left onto Park Avenue N. and immediately bear right at Grand Central Station.
The Grand Hyatt New York is straight ahead adjacent to Grand Central Station.
MAP:
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