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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Ophthalmology

Directions

Parking and Directions: University Hospital of Brooklyn

445 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, NY 11203

Parking

Valet parking is available at the main hospital entrance. In addition, a limited number of spaces for visitors are available at a nominal cost at the Center's Parking Garage on East 34th Street, between Linden Boulevard and Lenox Road. There are also several private parking lots in the area.

Directions to the Hospital

SUBWAY

IRT Flatbush Avenue Line (#2 Seventh Avenue or #5 Lexington Avenue) trains to the Church Avenue Station. [Take any IRT Brooklyn-bound train (#2, 3, 4, or 5) to Nevins Street in Brooklyn, changing there for a #2 or #5 marked "Flatbush Avenue".] Walk three (3) short blocks east on Church Avenue to New York Avenue, left three blocks to Clarkson Avenue, right to 450 Clarkson Avenue. Or transfer to an eastbound B-35 bus to the northbound B-44 at Church and New York Avenues. BMT "Q" Local train to Parkside Avenue Station. Cross street to get B12 bus (see below).

BUS

The B-12 and northbound B-44 buses stop at the corner of Clark-son and New York Avenues.

The following lines connect with the B-12 along Clarkson Avenue: B-41, B-44, B- 46, and B-49.

CAR

From Manhattan:

Manhattan Bridge: exit onto Flatbush Avenue. Continue approximately three and one-half miles to Parkside Avenue. Turn left onto Parkside Avenue and travel four blocks to New York Avenue. Turn right at New York Avenue and continue one block to Clarkson Avenue.

Brooklyn Bridge: stay to the left at the end of the bridge, following the ramp to Boerum Place, which becomes Adams Street. Continue along Adams Street to Atlantic Avenue. Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue and continue to Flatbush Avenue. Turn right onto Flatbush Avenue and continue approximately two and one-half miles to Parkside Avenue. Turn left onto Parkside Avenue and travel four blocks to New York Avenue. Turn right at New York Avenue and continue one block to Clarkson Avenue.

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (toll): exit onto the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Continue approximately one mile, staying to the left, and exit onto Prospect Expressway. Travel three exits to the Fort Hamilton Parkway exit. Continue through two traffic lights to Caton Avenue. Turn left onto Caton Avenue, and continue sixteen blocks to Flatbush Avenue. Turn left onto Flatbush Avenue and continue two blocks to Parkside Avenue. Turn right onto Parkside Avenue and travel four blocks to New York Avenue. Turn right at New York Ave. and continue one block to Clarkson Ave.

From Staten Island and Newark International Airport:

Verrazano Narrows Bridge (toll): follow bridge to Route 278, the Gowanus Expressway. Travel approximately five miles to the Prospect Expressway exit. Continue on the Prospect Expressway three exits to the Fort Hamilton Parkway exit. Travel along East 5 Street through two traffic lights to Caton Avenue. Turn left onto Caton Avenue, and continue sixteen blocks to Flatbush Avenue. Turn left onto Flatbush and continue two blocks to Parkside Avenue. Turn right onto Parkside Avenue and travel four blocks to New York Avenue. Turn right at New York Avenue and continue one block to Clarkson Avenue.

From Long Island and Airports:

Southern Long Island and JFK: West on Belt Parkway to North Conduit Boulevard exit (Exit 17W). Continue on North Conduit Boulevard for about 3/4 mile. Fork left onto Linden Boulevard, and take Linden Boulevard to New York Avenue. Right two blocks on New York Avenue to Clarkson Avenue.

Northern Long Island and LaGuardia: Take Grand Central Parkway to Jackie Robinson Pkwy (formerly Interboro Pkwy). Continue to Pennsylvania Avenue exit. Follow Pennsylvania to Linden Boulevard, turn right onto Linden. Take Linden Boulevard to New York Avenue. Right two blocks on New York Avenue to Clarkson Avenue.