GOOGLE MAP to the BID Office
from the North:
Take Major Deegan / NYS Thruway (I-87) OR Sprain Brook Parkway
OR Bronx River Parkway Southbound to Cross County Parkway westbound.
from the South
Take Major Deegan (I-95) OR Bronx River Parkway OR Hutchinson
River Parkway north to Cross County Parkway westbound.
Passing exit for Yonkers Avenue EAST, take next
exit (Exit 2) at Yonkers Avenue WEST (Saw Mill Parkway northbound/Albany).
Do NOT get on Saw Mill. Stay to the right on the
exit ramp as it curves around (you will make an almost full circle).
At end of ramp, make right at light onto Yonkers Avenue Westbound.
Take Saw Mill River Parkway south to Downtown Yonkers/Yonkers
Take West Side Highway (which becomes Saw Mill) northbound to Yonkers Avenue Westbound.
Stay on Yonkers Avenue, which will bear off to the
left in front of a large tan brick Catholic church (St. Casimir)
and become Nepperhan Avenue.
Continue straight on Nepperhan through two traffic
lights (School St. and New Main Street).
You will pass Yonkers City Hall on the right and
go up and over a hill.
At the next light (South Broadway), Nepperhan Avenue becomes Prospect.
Go straight on Prospect to a "T" intersection (Buena Vista Avenue).
Make right onto Buena Vista. There will be a traffic light at the intersection with Main Street.
The Yonkers Recreation Pier is to the left at traffic light on Main Street - proceed under the tracks.
from the River Towns (Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington,
Take Route 9 (North Broadway) south into Yonkers.
Go straight on North Broadway through light at Ashburton. North
Broadway will become Wells Avenue at dogleg to the right and end
at light at Warburton Avenue. Make left at light onto Warburton, then next right onto Dock Street.
Take Route 9 south to Hastings Business District (right at light onto Warburton). Continue on Warburton
to Dock Street (Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site will be
on your right). Make right onto Dock Street.
The Yonkers Riverfront Library is at the foot of
Dock Street. You can turn into parking spaces in Larkin Plaza
or find metered street parking in the area. You can park FREE
in the Buena Vista Parking Garage (8 Buena Vista Avenue) for three
hours during regular library hours. (Please bring your parking
stub with you and have it validated at the Library information desk.)
Enter on Hudson or Hawthorne Street.
Yonkers Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center:
Go straight through light at Main Street. Library
is large white building directly across from the Yonkers MetroNorth
(Hudson Division) train station. There is metered parking throughout
the area. You can park FREE in the Buena Vista
Parking Garage (8 Buena Vista Avenue) for three hours during regular
library hours. (Please bring your parking stub with you and have
it validated at the Library main desk.) Enter garage by car on
Hudson or Hawthorne Street; on foot on Buena Vista Avenue.
For the Yonkers Recreation
Pier (71 Water Grant Street; end of Main St.) and Amphitheatre:
Make left onto Buena Vista Avenue and right at
light (Main Street), going under train tracks. Pier and Amphitheatre will be directly
ahead of you.
Take Metro North (Hudson Division) / Amtrak to Yonkers
Station. The Yonkers Riverfront Library is directly across
the street SE from the station.
For the Yonkers Recreation Pier:
When you exit the station, make a right and make another right
(going under the train tracks). Pier will be directly in front
There are prominent wayfarer signs throughout the downtown waterfront area to help guide you to prominent landmarks like the Library and Philipse Manor Hall.