PCCC Cultural Affairs - Poetry Center

Directions

The Hamilton Club
32 Church Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07505

From East via George Washington Bridge:
Take Route 80 West. Get off at 57B, Downtown Paterson Exit. Turn left on Main Street (second intersection). Turn right on Ellison Street (second light). The College is about ¼-mile ahead.


From West via Route 80:
Take Route 80 East. Get off at 57B, Downtown Paterson Exit. Follow signs for Downtown Paterson. Turn left on Main Street (second intersection). Turn right on Ellison Street (second light). The College is about ¼-mile ahead.


From North via Garden State Parkway:
Take Garden State Parkway to Exit 159, Route 80 West. Take 80 West. Get off at 57B, Downtown Paterson Exit. Turn left on Main Street (second intersection). Turn right on Ellison Street (second light). The College is about ¼-mile ahead.


From South via Garden State Parkway:
Take Garden State Parkway to Exit 155P. Follow Route 19 to Downtown Paterson Exit. Turn left on Main Street (second intersection). Turn right on Ellison Street (second light). The College is about ¼-mile ahead.


Public Transportation:
Bus and train transportation is available from surrounding areas. NJ Transit buses stop in front of the College. For further information on bus service call the NJ Transit Toll Free Number 1-800-772-22221-800-772-2222 . For train service call NJ Transit at (973) 762-5100(973) 762-5100  or (215) 569-3752(215) 569-3752 .

 

PARKING FACILITIES

Parking for poetry readings ONLY will be available in the Passaic County Community College parking lot #3, on College Blvd. between Memorial Drive and Church Street.  Please tell the guard at the gate that you are attending a program at the Poetry Center.  You will receive a parking permit which must be displayed on your dashboard.

As you exit the lot, turn right, walk to the corner, turn left onto Church Street and go up to the corner of Ellison to the Hamilton Club at 32 Church Street.

To drive to parking lot #3 follow directions below:

From Ellison Street: Turn left onto Church Street (in front of the Hamilton Club Building). Take your first right onto College Blvd. Parking lot is on your left.

From  Broadway: turn onto Church Street (Dunkin Donuts is on the corner). Take first left onto College Blvd.  Parking lot is on your left.

From Memorial Drive:  Turn onto College Blvd. (right at first traffic light if coming from Broadway, OR  left at second traffic light if coming from Market Street).  Parking lot is on your right.

ACCESSIBLE ENTRY

Disbility ChairThe accessible entrance is provided via a locked street level entrance on Church Street, about 20 feet from the main door, with a sign in the window marked “The Hamilton Club”.  Persons wishing to enter the building via the accessible entrance must ring the bell whereupon the door will be buzzed open by the security guard.  If you need assistance entering the building, please ask the guard at this time. The elevator is directly across from the entrance.  The readings are held on the second floor.

ACCESSIBLE PARKING

Persons with disabilities who have the appropriate state parking permit or license plate can park in the restricted spaces in front of the main entrance to the Hamilton Club on Church Street for the duration of the program.  However, they must show their permit or license plate and ask the security guard for a temporary parking permit, which must be displayed on the dashboard.