The Allen Room

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Broadway At 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
ph. 212-258-9800
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Based on the design of a Greek amphitheater, The Allen Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, merges luxuriant splendor with functional accessibility. One glance at the dramatic 50'x90' wall of glass confirms that The Allen Room possesses one of New York City's greatest backdrops-Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. Several mechanical tiers make up the fluid inner structure of the amphitheater, offering a strikingly adaptable layout. The ingenious structure allows for a smooth transformation from supper-club or event mode (four wide tiers) to theater mode (seven incremental levels)

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Directions: BY CAR

From Long Island

Take Long Island Expressway to Midtown Tunnel. Follow signs to Uptown/West Side and go cross-town at 34th Street to 8th Avenue. Turn right onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street.

From Southern New Jersey

Take the Lincoln or Holland Tunnels. From Lincoln Tunnel take the exit on the left towards 40th Street and North. Turn left onto West 42nd Street. Turn right onto 10th Avenue, continuing all the way to 58th Street. Turn right onto West 58th Street. Turn right onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street. From Holland Tunnel follow signs to Exit 1 (Uptown and Canal Street) into Laight Street. Follow Laight Street to West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Follow to 56th Street, staying to the right after 42nd Street. Turn right onto West 56th Street. Turn left onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street.

From Northern New Jersey

Take I-95 North/US-9 North/US 1 North. This becomes I-95 North/Upper Level George Washington Bridge/US-9. Take the Henry Hudson Parkway/178th Street exit. Follow signs to Henry Hudson Parkway South/West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Merge onto Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take the West 79th Street (Boat Basin) exit. Follow the circle and exit onto 79th street. Turn right onto West End Avenue, heading south. Turn left onto West 56th Street. Turn left onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street.

From Southern Connecticut

Take I-95 South to Cross Bronx Expressway, taking the last Manhattan exit (leading towards George Washington Bridge). Follow the Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take the West 79th Street (Boat Basin) exit. Follow the circle and exit onto 79th street. Turn right onto West End Avenue, heading south. Turn left onto West 56th Street. Turn left onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street.

From Westchester County

Travel south to get onto Route 9 South (from Saw Mill Parkway). Route 9 becomes Henry Hudson Parkway South/West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Take Henry Hudson Parkway South to the West 79th Street (Boat Basin) exit. Follow the circle and exit onto 79th street. Turn right onto West End Avenue, heading south. Turn left onto West 56th Street. Turn left onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street.

From Rockland County/Upstate New York

Take New York State Thruway south to Palisades Parkway south to the George Washington Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow signs to Henry Hudson Parkway South/West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Merge onto Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take the West 79th Street (Boat Basin) exit. Follow the circle and exit onto 79th street. Turn right onto West End Avenue, heading south. Turn left onto West 56th Street. Turn left onto 8th Avenue and proceed to 59th Street. Turn right onto Columbus Circle, making another right onto Broadway. Make a quick left onto West 60th Street. Parking garages can be found on West 60th Street.

PARKING:

Central Parking Systems, 345 West 58th Street (Between 8th and 9th Avenue) To reserve parking at Central Parking System at the Time Warner Center, please call CenterCharge (212-721-6500). Patrons can reserve either matinee (10am - 6pm) or evening (4pm - midnight) spots. Parking fees are $35 for Sun-Wed and $36 for Thu-Sat. Patrons can reserve up until 3pm the day before for matinee performances, and 3pm the day of for evening performances.

BY SUBWAY:

Take the A, B, C, D, #1 trains to 59th Street/Columbus Circle.

BY BUS

The M5, M7, M10, M11 and M104 bus lines all stop within one block of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

For additional bus and subway information and directions, call the Travel Information Bureau at 718-330-1234, 24 hours a day.

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