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Access to Special Collections is by appointment only.

To make an appointment contact us at or call 212 217.4385.  Please consult Research Help for assistance with a line of inquiry and Guidelines for Researchers for questions about your visit. Also, we ask that you inform us as soon as possible in the event you need to cancel or delay your appointment.

Seventh Avenue at 27 Street
New York City 10001-5992
Information: 212 217.4385

Fall 2017 Research Hours (August 21-December 21, 2017):
















By Subway
The FIT  Library can be reached by subway: 1, A, C, E, F, N, or R, and the M on weekdays only. Take the 1, N, or R to the 28th Street Station. Take the A, C, E, F, or M to the 23rd Street Station.

By Bike
Bike racks are located on the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street

By Bus
The FIT Library can be reached by bus: M20, M23, or M34. The M20 runs south on Seventh Avenue and North on 8th Avenue. The M23 and M34 are cross-town buses. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is at 40th Street and 8th Avenue. New Jersey buses go to the George Washington Bridge Terminal, and then take the subway or metropolitan bus line.

By Rail
Penn Station is close by at 31st Street and 7th Avenue for the Long Island Railroad, New Jersey Transit, and Amtrak. If arriving to Grand Central Station at 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue, take the S shuttle subway to Times Square, then the 1 train downtown. Take PATH trains to the 23rd Street or 34th Street stations.

By Car
The FIT Library is located on the southwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street. Metered street parking is available and public parking lots are located on West 26th between 7th and 8th Avenues, West 28th between 7th and 8th Avenues, and West 28th between 6th Avenue and Broadway.