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Directions to GTS
The General Theological Seminary is located at 440 West 21st Street, New York City, and 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.
The Number 1 Train - 23rd Street stop on Seventh Avenue (walk west on 23rd, turn left on Ninth Avenue to 21st Street).
The Number 2/3 Train - 14th Street stop on Seventh Avenue (walk north on 7th Ave., turn left on 21st Street)
The C and E Trains - 23rd Street stop on Eighth Avenue (walk west on 23rd, turn left at Ninth Avenue to 21st Street).
From the North:
From the George Washington Bridge, exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway/Westside Highway/Route 9 South to 23rd Street, left on 23rd Street to Ninth Avenue, then right on Ninth Avenue to 21st Street.
From the West:
From the Lincoln Tunnel, exit on 40th Street, turn right onto Ninth Avenue to 21st Street.
From the Holland Tunnel, follow uptown signs to exit on Hudson Street. Follow Hudson north, continuing north as its name becomes 8th Avenue. Between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm during school days, continue to 23rd Street and turn left. One block to Ninth Avenue and turn left and go to 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, left to 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 10th Avenue between 18th and 19th Streets, just two blocks from the Tutu Center's main entrance.
GTS is excited to offer a 360° view of some popular sites on the Close, as well as a few shots from areas typically not accessible to the public. More views will be added over time.
Above is a map of our campus with various 360° views and their locations marked with red stars. Clicking on any star on the map will launch the 360° view using the QuickTime plug-in.
You also can click on any of the "Close Highlights" below to view those locations immediately.
Campus highlights - panorama views
- Outside the Chapel During the Fall (1345kb file)
- The Close in the Snow - Feb 2005 (642kb file)
- The East Quad (1088kb file)
- The Refectory at Mealtime (1059kb file)
To rotate the view, click and drag your mouse cursor within the movie. You will be able to direct your view up, down, left and right. Use the
The 360 view requires the QuickTime plug-in. If the 360 views do not launch, you should download the QuickTime plug-in to make sure you have the latest version.
Visit General Seminary
Coming to the Seminary's Close is the best way to experience our program offerings and unique community setting. Prospective students are invited to visit during the academice year, when classes are in session, to experience a day in the life of a student at General Seminary. Come learn about our rich history, academics, and commuity life.
Whether you are in the discernment process for ordained ministry, thinking about pursuing lay ministry, or interested in exploring the benefits of theological education, we warmly welcome you to come and visit.
While at General Seminary you will:
- Worship with our community in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd
- Attend a class or two
- Tour Seminary housing
- Meet and dine with faculty and students
- Speak with Admissions staff