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NYC Street Finder

The following chart is provided as a New York City travel survival tool. Refer to it whenever you are looking to locate the nearest cross street of an unfamiliar address.

Drop the last figure of the address you are looking to find, divide by 2, and add or subtract according to the chart below. The answer is the nearest numbered cross street. (This formula does not apply to Broadway below 8th Street because of the many streets with names instead of numbers.)

 

.......................AVENUE....................... ...............ADJUSTMENT...............
Aves. A,B,C, or D Add 3
1st and 2nd Aves. Add 3
3rd Ave. Add 10
4th Ave. Add 8
5th Ave. ...  
...Up to 200 Add 13
...Up to 400 Add 16
...Up to 600 Add 18
...Up to 775 Add 20
...775 to 1286 Drop last figure and subtract 18
...Up to 1500 Add 45
...Up to 2000 Add 24
Ave. of the Americas Subtract 12
7th Ave. ...  
...Up to 1800 Add 12
...Above 1800 Add 20
8th Ave. Add 10
9th Ave. Add 13
10th Ave. Add 14
Amsterdam Ave. Add 60
Audubon Ave. Add 165
Broadway...  
...754 to 858 Subtract 29
...858 to 958 Subtract 25
...Above 958 Subtract 30
Columbus Ave. Add 60
Convent Ave. Add 127
Central Park West Divide street number by 10 and add 60
Edgecombe Ave. Add 134
Ft. Washington Ave. Add 158
Lenox Ave. Add 110
Lexington Ave. Add 22
Madison Ave. Add 26
Manhattan Ave. Add 100
Park Ave. Add 35
Pleasant Ave. Add 101
Riverside Drive Divide house number by 10 and add 72, up to 165 St.
St. Nicholas Ave. Add 110
Wadsworth Ave. Add 173
West End Ave. Add 60

 

 


 

Created November 10,1998 maintained by John J. Shea Dockbuilder@jjshea.com