Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Area Hotels with Preferred Rates for Columbia University

These rates are available to Columbia University faculty, staff, students, alumni, and their guests. When making reservations, please specify that you are calling from Columbia University. These rates are based on availability and do not include state, city, or occupancy taxes.

Aloft Harlem
2296 Frederick Douglas Blvd.
New York, NY 10027
Neighborhood: Harlem

Excelsior Hotel NY
45 West 81st Street
New York, NY 10024
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Hotel Beacon NYC
2130 Broadway at 75th Street
New York, NY 10023
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Hotel Belleclaire
250 West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Hotel Newton
2528 Broadway Street
New York, NY 10025
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Hudson Hotel
356 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
Neighborhood: Columbus Circle

Marriott Courtyard Central Park
1717 Broadway at 54th Street
New York, NY 10024
Neighborhood: Central Park South

2178 Broadway at 77thStreet
New York, NY 10024
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

The Empire Hotel
44 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023
Neighborhood: Lincoln Center/Upper West Side

The Lucerne
201 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

The TC faculty has teamed up to give you a list of their favorite restaurants in NYC. Enjoy!


Eric NadelsternOrganization and Leadership

Red Rooster
310 Lenox Avenue Harlem, NY 10027
Cross Streets: 125th & Lenox Avenue

328 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10027
Cross Streets: 126th & Lenox Avenue

Sonya HorsfordOrganization and Leadership

The Edge Harlem
101 Edgecombe Avenue, New York, NY 10030
Cross Streets: 139th & Edgecombe Avenue

Morningside Heights

Carolyn BensonInternational Transcultural Studies

Harlem's Floridita
2276 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10027
Cross Streets: 125th & 12th Avenue
“I love La Floridita Harlem, which is near the Hudson at 125th, walkable from TC either via Broadway (left on 125th) or via Riverside (past Grant's Tomb, which is also nice for visitors). There are inexpensive drinks and wonderful juices, and the Cuban/Caribbean food is always delicious.”

Richard JochumArts and Humanities

125 La Salle St, New York, NY 10027
Cross Streets: Between Claremont Avenue & Broadway

Hudson Heights

Carolyn RiehlEducation Policy Social Analysis

603 Fort Washington Avenue,  New York, NY 10040
Cross Streets: W187 Street and Fort Washington Avenue

Upper West Side

Sonali RajanHealth & Behavior Studies

222 W 79th St., New York, NY 10024
Cross Streets: Between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave
“It's so good and has a celebratory feel :)”

Land Thai
450 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024
Cross Streets: Between 81st & 82nd Street
“Small restaurant, so expect a wait - but some of my favorite Thai food in the city!”

The Ribbon
20 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
Cross Streets: Between Columbus & Central Park West
“Daily happy hour with $1 oysters from 4 to 7pm!”

Felicia MensahMathematics, Science & Technology

423 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10023
Cross Streets: Between 88th & 81st Street
“Going tomorrow to have lunch with a former student!”

Yolanda Sealey-RuizArts and Humanities

Pio Pio
702 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025
Cross Streets: 94th & Amsterdam Avenue

Kim NobleBiobehavioral Studies

Cafe Du Soleil
2723 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
Cross Streets: 104th & Broadway

Lori QuinnBiobehavioral Sciences

The Mermaid Inn
570 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024
Cross Streets: 88th & Amsterdam Avenue

Upper East Side

David HansenArts & Humanities

Sushi Seki
1143 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10065
Cross Streets: Between E. 62nd & E. 63rd
“Fabulous sushi and other Japanese dishes.”


Christine BaronArts & Humanities

Fraunces Tavern
54 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004
Cross Streets: Pearl & Broad
“Love this place. It has a pub section that is wonderful for casual dining or a Post-Statue of Liberty dinner/lunch, as well as a fine dining room for more celebratory events.”

Forager's Table
300 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011
Cross Streets: 8th Ave & 22nd Street
“The food is wonderful and there is a three-course prix fixe menu that is $49. Best bargain in NYC.”

Felicia MensahMathematics, Science & Technology

75 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Cross Streets: 16th & 9th Avenue

Randi WolfHealth & Behavior Studies

Friend of a Farmer
77 Irving Pl., New York, NY 10003
Cross Streets: Between 19th St & 18th St

Soho & Noho

Daniel FriedrichCurriculum & Teaching

47 E Houston St, New York, NY 10012
Cross Streets: E Houston & Mulberry Street


Randi WolfHealth & Behavior Studies

Heights Cafe
84 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cross Streets: Montague & Hicks St
"On Montague Street which is right by the promenade and beautiful views of the city."

Delores PerinHealth & Behavior Studies

Bacchus Bistro and Wine
409-411 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Cross Streets: Atlantic Avenue & Bond Street

Eric NadelsternOrganization Leadership

Jake's Steakhouse
6031 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10471
Cross Streets: Broadway and Post Road

603 Crescent Ave, Bronx, NY 10458
Cross Streets: Arthur Ave & Crescent

Other Suggestions

Teachers College is committed to ensuring that all Inaugural events are accessible to delegates, alumni, guests, students, faculty, and staff.

The Office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities (OASID) works closely with guests to coordinate all access needs.
During Inauguration events, OASID staff, volunteers, and TC Public Safety officers will be on hand to assist guests.

Individuals with questions regarding accessibility are encouraged to contact OASID at, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible to request reasonable accommodations, including, but not limited to, sign language interpreters, wheelchair access, and Braille or large print programs.

Contact OASID as early as possible at:
(212) 678-3689
(212) 678-3853 TTY
(646) 755-3144 video phone

Parking & Transportation

Mass Transit Information

Subway: Take the 1 Train to 116th Street. Walk north along Broadway to 120th Street, turn left and walk two blocks to Riverside Drive.

Bus: Take the M-104, M-4, or M-5 bus to 120th or 122nd Street.

Claremont Parking Corp.
Riverside Church, 120th Street
(between Claremont Ave. & Riverside Drive)
(212) 870-6736
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight

GMC Garage
532 West 122nd Street

(between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)
(212) 961-1075
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight

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