The 8th Annual Games for Change Festival was held at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This venue is accessible via the via MTA bus and subway or by car.
A, B, C, D, E, F to West 4th Street
From West 4th Street Station, walk four blocks east on West 4th Street to LaGuardia Place.
1 to Christopher Street
From Christopher Street Station, walk east on Christopher Street to West 4th Street. Continue east on West 4th Street to LaGuardia Place.
N, R to 8th Street
From 8th Street Station, walk south on Broadway to West 4th Street. Turn right on West 4th Street and continue to LaGuardia Place.
6 to Astor Place
From Astor Place Station, walk west to Broadway. Turn left and continue on Broadway to West 4th Street. Turn right on West 4th Street and continue to LaGuardia Place.
6 to Bleecker Street
From Bleecker Street Station, walk west on Bleecker Street until you reach LaGuardia Place and turn right. Continue walking on LaGuardia Place and the Skirball Center is the last building on your left before you reach Washington Square Park.
M1, M2, M3, M5, M6, M8 and M21 buses all stop within 4 blocks of the theater.
All subway and bus service information is subject to change. Please consult the MTA Website for the latest updates as well as assistance in planning your trip. The MTA Trip Planner will help you navigate the public transit system and suggest the easiest route.
Click here and enter your starting address for driving directions by Google Maps.
Street parking in New York City can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are more than 2,300 parking facilities in the City. While they are licensed by the City’s Department of Consumer Affairs, their prices are not regulated.
Here is a list of the few parking facilities near the Skirball Center:
WASHINGTON SQUARE VILLAGE GARAGE
2 Washington Square Village (between 3rd Street and Bleecker Street)
THOMPSON STREET GARAGE
221 Thompson Street (between 3rd Street and Bleecker Street)
WASHINGTON SQUARE GARAGE
2 Fifth Avenue (between 8th Street and Washington Square Park North)
EIGHTH STREET PARKING CORP.
11 8th Strett (off Fifth Avenue)
HILLARY GARDENS GARAGE
300 Mercer Street (between 8th Street and Waverly Place)
GUARDIAN THOMAS CORP.
63 East 9th Street (between Broadway and University Place)
All discounted rates are available directly through each hotel. Rates and rooms are subject to availability and space is limited. To secure Festival rates, please reference “The 8th Annual Games for Change Festival” when making your reservation over the phone.
Please refer to each hotel’s website for applicable cancellation notices and individual fees.
ACE Hotel New York
20 West 29th Street
(between 5th Ave and Broadway)
$299/night for a Small room
$329/night for a Medium room
6/18 – 6/24/11
Call the hotel directly at 646.214.5750
The Cooper Square Hotel
25 Cooper Square
(3rd Avenue between East 5th and East 6th Streets)
$275/night for Cooper Rooms 2 and 3
6/19 – 6/21/11
Call the reservations department at 212.475.5700
The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East
866 3rd Avenue
(3rd Avenue between East 53rd and East 52th Streets)
$285/night for a King
06/19 – 06/23/11
Call the reservations department at 800.849.6380
Thompson LES Hotel
190 Allen Street
(between Stanton and East Houston Streets)
$259/night for a Queen Superior
$279/night for a King Superior
$299/night for a Double Deluxe
$319/night for a Studio King Suite
$419/night for a King Suite
6/19 – 6/22/11
Call the hotel directly at 877.431.0400
or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tribeca Grand Hotel
2 Avenue of the Americas
(between Walker and White Streets)
6/19 – 6/22/11
Call the reservations department at 877.519.6600