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AT&T Shannon Laboratory
33 Thomas St., 26th Floor
New York, NY 10007

The AT&T Labs Research facility in New York City is located in Tribeca in lower Manhattan, easily accessible by public transit and visible on the skyline from many locations. The building occupies the western half of the block bounded by Thomas St., Church St., Worth St., and Broadway.

Subway

  • From Chambers St. Station (1, 2, 3 lines) walk east on Chambers St. for 1 block to Church St. Turn left (north) on Church St. and walk 4 blocks to Thomas St. Turn right and walk 1/2 block to the main entrance.
  • From Chambers St. Station (A, C lines), walk north on Church St. to Thomas St. That will be about 4-6 blocks depending on the subway exit used. Turn right and walk 1/2 block to the main entrance.
  • From City Hall Station (R line), walk north on Broadway about 6 blocks to Thomas St. Turn left and walk 1/2 block to the main entrance.
  • From Brooklyn Bridge City Hall Station (4, 6 lines), walk west on Chambers St. 1 block to Broadway. Turn right (north) and walk 3 blocks to Thomas St. Turn left and walk 1/2 block to the main entrance.

Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) train

  • Take the PATH from either Newark Penn Station or Hoboken to the World Trade Center (WTC) Station.
  • Take the escalators to street level and turn right onto Vesey St.
  • Go one block to Church St.
  • Turn left (north) and walk 8 blocks to Thomas St.
  • Turn right and walk 1/2 block to the main entrance.
  • Total walking time is 10-15 minutes

New York Waterway ferry

  • From Hoboken (and other places), take a NYWaterway ferry to World Financial Center (WFC).
  • Walk east through the park with the Irish Hunger Memorial to North End Ave.
  • Turn left and walk 1 block to Murray St.
  • Turn right and walk 4 blocks to Church St., crossing West St., Greenwich St., and W. Broadway in the process.
  • Turn left (north) on Church St. and walk 5 blocks to Thomas St.
  • Turn right and walk 1/2 block to the main entrance.
  • Total walking time is 15-20 minutes.

New Jersey Transit train

Take NJTransit to either Hoboken or New York Penn Station.

  • From Hoboken, either take PATH to the WTC station or NYWaterways to the WFC station. Follow the directions for those above.
  • From NY Penn Station, take either the 3 line (7th Ave. Express) or A line (8th Ave. Express) to Chambers St. Station. Follow the directions for those above. You can also take the 1 or A lines, but these are locals and have more stops.

Long Island Railroad train

Take the LIRR to New York Penn station, and follow the directions above.

Metro North train

Take Metro North to Grand Central Terminal. From Grand Central, take the 4 line (Lexington Ave. Express) to Brooklyn Bridge City Hall Station, and follow the directions above. You can also take the 6 line, but this is a local and has more stops.

Amtrak train

Take Amtrak’s Acela, Northeast Regional, or other trains to New York Penn Station, and then the subway to Chambers St. Station. From the south, you can also change at Newark Penn Station and take the PATH train to WTC Station. See the the directions for those above.

Airports

Taxis or reserved car service are options from any of the three New York area airports. For public transit:

  • From Newark Liberty Airport (EWR), take the Airtrain to the NJTransit Newark Liberty Airport Station and then NJTransit to either Newark Penn Station or New York Penn Station. From Newark Penn Station, take PATH to WTC station and walk from there. From New York Penn Station, take the subway to Chambers St. Station. See the directions for those above. — From Kennedy Airport (JFK), take the Airtrain to Jamaica Station and then the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) to New York Penn Station. From Penn Station take the subway to Chambers St. Station as described above.
  • From LaGuardia Airport (LGA), take the NYC Airporter bus to New York Penn Station, and then the subway to Chambers St. Station. (There are no direct subway or rail connections to LGA.) See the directions above.

Driving

There are no parking facilities at 33 Thomas St. and street parking is problematical, so driving is not recommended. If you do choose to drive, however, there are a number of commercial parking lots in the neighborhood that can be used. Note that these tend to be quite expensive, especially during the day on weekdays.