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Contact Us & Directions
Contact Us & Directions
The General Seminary is located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, on the west side of Manhattan, occupying the full city block between West 20th and West 21st Streets and between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. The entrance is on 21st Street halfway between Ninth and Tenth Avenues.
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You may contact the Seminary by the following means:
The General Theological Seminary
440 W. 21st Street
New York, NY 10011
Telephone: 212-243-5150 (Reception Desk operator will route your call)
Also feel free to send us an e-mail using this form.
Directions to GTS
The General Theological Seminary, at 440 West 21 street, New York City, occupies the full block between 9th and 10th Avenues and between West 20th and West 21st Streets in Manhattan. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south-side of 21st Street. See map for our location.
Nearest subway stops are:
- for the Number 1 Train, the 23rd St. stop on Seventh Avenue (walk west on 23rd, turn left onto Ninth Avenue to 21st Street, then turn right onto 21st Street. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south (left) side of 21st Street.);
- for the C and E Trains, the 23rd St. stop on Eighth Avenue (walk west on 23rd, turn left onto Ninth Avenue to 21st Street, then turn right onto 21st Street. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south (left) side of 21st Street.).
From the North: From the George Washington Bridge, exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway/Westside Highway/Route 9 South to 23rd Street. Turn left onto 23rd Street, continuing to Ninth Avenue. Turn right onto Ninth Avenue to 21st Street, then turn right onto 21st Street. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south (left) side of 21st Street.
From the West:
- From the Lincoln Tunnel, exit on 40th Street, turn right onto Ninth Avenue. At 21st Street, turn right. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south (left) side of 21st Street.
- From the Holland Tunnel, follow uptown signs to exit on Hudson Street. Follow Hudson north for many blocks -- fifteen or more, but don't bother with counting them, just continue north on Hudson and stay on it as its name becomes 8th Avenue. Not long after, you'll notice that the cross-streets begin to be regularly numbered (14th, 15th, 16th . . . ). When you reach 21st Street, the last few turns you make depend on the day and time of day, as follows. Evenings and weekends, turn left at 21st Street and go a block and a half (passing Ninth Avenue): the entrance to the Seminary is located midblock on the south (left) side of 21st Street. Between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm during school days, don't turn onto 21st. Continue on 8th Avenue to 23rd Street and turn left. Go one block to Ninth Avenue, turn left on Ninth and go to 21st Street, where you turn right. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south (left) side of 21st Street.
From the East: From midtown bridges & tunnels, take 2nd Avenue south to 23rd Street, turn right (west) on 23rd Street to Ninth Avenue, turn left and, at 21st Street, turn right. The entrance to the Seminary is located midway down the block on the south (left) side of 21st Street.
Parking: There is some on-street parking and many local parking lots and garages (at City prices). Two of the closest are located at 23rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues (in the London Terrace complex), and on 27th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.
If you have any questions, please call Donna Ashley at 646-717-9706 or Jonathan Silver at 646-717-9705.
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Please apply by March 6, 2015.
Assistant Rector, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Venice, FL (Reposted 2/2/15)
This rector will interview potential candidates at GTS if there is interest.
Please contact Jonathan Silver if you feel this could be a good fit or would like additional information.
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Rector, The Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore, MD (Posted 1/29/15)
Executive Director, Camp Washington, Lakeside, CT (Posted 1/22/15)
Please apply by February 16, 2015.
Assistant Rector, St. John's Episcopal Church, Lynchburg, VA (Posted 1/12/15)
Please apply by February 15, 2015.
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Beginning Summer 2015
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Chair of Search Committee, Kathy Sandberg, 315-536-0883. Resume and Cover Letter Welcome.
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