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Contact / Directions

Circus Warehouse
53-21 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101

Telephone: 212-751-2174

info@circuswarehouse.com

GETTING HERE BY SUBWAY

Please print out directions and map, it can be tricky the first time

MOST DIRECT ROUTES
From Manhattan or Queens,  TAKE THE 7 train to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Ave station and follow walking directions (below and on map).
From Brooklyn, TAKE THE G train to 21st-Van Alst Station THEN follow walking directions (below and on map).

OTHER OPTIONS
G to Court Square station, change to Manhattan bound 7 to Vernon-Jackson
E or M to Court Square- 23rd Street-Ely Ave station, change to Manhattan bound 7 to Vernon-Jackson
N or Q to Queensboro Plaza station, change to Manhattan bound 7 to Vernon-Jackson

WALKING DIRECTIONS from 7 or G trains: PRINTABLE MAP

FROM THE 7 (Vernon-Jackson Stop)
1. Walk south on Vernon Blvd toward 51st Ave (toward the Long Island Railroad tracks)
2. Turn left at the “T” intersection on Borden Ave. (do not go into the Long Island Rail Road yard)
3. Walk one block and turn right at 11st St, directly across from the Midtown Tunnel/ LIE entrance
4. Cross the tracks and turn right immediately on 53rd Ave.
5. 53rd Ave bends left and becomes Vernon Blvd. Circus Warehouse is the last door on the left.

Look for the GOLDEN DOOR!

FROM THE G (21st-Van Alst Stop)
1. Walk down Jackson towards Vernon
2. Follow the directions from the 7 train starting with (2) taking a left at Borden Avenue.

BICYCLING DIRECTIONS

NOTE: It’s best to avoid 11th street altogether, as 11th @ Borden Avenue is a treacherous intersection.

From Queens or coming from the #7 Subway from Manhattan
1. GO WEST on 51st Ave to 2nd St and TURN LEFT onto 2nd St.
2. Proceed SOUTH on 2nd St in the bike lane, until you reach 54th Ave
3. TURN LEFT onto 54th Ave.

(There is no bike lane on 54th so please remain alert.)

4. Proceed EAST on 54th Ave, which will take you to Circus Warehouse.

From Brooklyn:
Come by way of the Pulaski Bridge Bike Path (on West side of bridge)
1. EXIT the bike path at the Guard Tower just over Newton Creek in Queens and walk your bike on the pedestrian path to the Stairs above 53rd Ave.
2. Carry your bike down the stairs.
3. Take a LEFT onto 53rd Avenue and follow it to the Warehouse.

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WHAT TO DO IF THERE IS NO #7 TRAIN
Regular upgrades to the #7 Subway line can cause changes to weekend #7 Subway Travel.

Please consult MTA Weekender to check status of weekend MTA Service to and from Circus Warehouse.

Please consult MTA Trip Planner to plan an alternate route to the Warehouse.

COMMON ALTERNATIVE SUBWAY ROUTES:

G to 21st-Van Alst Station and follow map and directions (above)

G, E or M to Court Square station (also called 23rd Street-Ely Ave)
Then take weekend shuttle bus to Vernon Jackson stop

OR

N or Q to Queensboro Plaza station
Then take weekend shuttle bus to Vernon Jackson stop

From Vernon Jackson stop, follow walking directions (red arrow on map above) to Circus Warehouse!

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: Circus Warehouse is located on a dead end street and there is generally lots of free parking. Please follow the driving directions below to the letter as we are in an area that GPS sometimes doesn’t recognize accurately.

From Manhattan:

1. Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel to Queens.
2. You must enter the Midtown Tunnel in the furthest right lane or it is not possible to make the exit on the other side. When leaving the tunnel, look for Exit #13, it comes up in less than 100 yards, take that Exit and come to a complete stop at the intersection.
3. After exiting, go straight over the railroad tracks (do not turn left or right onto Borden Ave). This is 11th St.
4. Cross the railroad tracks and immediately turn right on 53rd Ave.
5. 53rd Ave turns left slightly and becomes Vernon Blvd.
6. Circus Warehouse is on the left at the far end of Vernon Blvd next to the water (Newton Creek).

Look for the golden door and the sign that says Circus Warehouse.

From Queens or Long Island:

1. Take Route 495 W towards the midtown tunnel. Take Exit #15 towards Van Dam St.
2. Stay straight to go onto Queens Midtown Expy/Borden Avenue. Continue to follow Borden Ave.
3. Turn right to stay on Borden Avenue. (Sparks Deli is on the corner)
4. Turn left onto 11th St which will take you across the railroad tracks. Take the 1st right onto 53rd Avenue.
5. Take the 1st Left onto Vernon Blvd (it looks like a parking lot, but it’s Vernon on the other side of the tracks).
6. Circus Warehouse is on the left at the far end of Vernon Blvd next to the water (Newton Creek).

Look for the golden door and the sign that says Circus Warehouse.

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