The conference venue is the 12th Floor Faculty Lounge of the Leon Lowenstein Building in the Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, located at 113 West 60th Street (bounded by West 60th and West 62nd Streets, Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues). Enter at the corner of Columbus and 60th Street; take the escalator up one level to the bank of elevators on the Plaza Level. Elevators 5 and 6 go directly to the 12th floor; the other elevators go to the 11th floor from where you will have to walk one flight up.
Reduced-rate parking is available at Preor Parking (212-245-9594) at 40-50 West 61st Street, between Columbus Avenue and Broadway; the rate is $12 for 12 hours. A similar rate is available at Central Parking/Kenny Systems at 345 West 58th Street, between Columbus Avenue and Broadway (212-582-7110). Parking is also available at Allie Parking at 425 West 59th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues at the rate of $9 for 12 hours (212-246-7220). To receive these reduced rates, you must validate their parking ticket at the Front Security Desk at the entrance to Fordham University at 113 W. 60th Street.
Fordham can be reached by subway (A, B, C, D, 1 and 9 to 59th Street at Columbus Circle), and by city bus (M5, M7, M11, M104).
For those wishing to stay near the conference, the Mayflower Hotel is located near the Lincoln Center campus, at 15 Central Park West 61st St. New York, NY 10023 (800-223-4164). The Fordham rate at the Mayflower (which you must request at the time of booking) is $160 for a single, $180 for a double. Fordham rates are also available at the Hudson Hotel at 356 W. 58th St (212-686-0300; $155 for a single) and at the Novotel at 52nd and Broadway (212-315-0100), where the Fordham rate for a single is $159. For less expensive alternatives, the following web sites can help you find hotels in New York City: www.newyork.citysearch.com, www.hoteldiscounts.com, and www.travelscape.com.
For other questions regarding the conference, please contact us at the Center for Medieval Studies: by phone: 718-817-4655 by fax: 718-817-3987; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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