THE FOUNDRY

42-38 Ninth Street, Long Island City, NY (718) 786-7776

© 2011 The Foundry

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Main Entrance
42-38 Ninth Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
between Queens Plaza South & 43rd Ave

Caterer's Kitchen Entrance
42-32 Ninth Street
Long Island City, NY 11101


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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

FROM MANHATTAN - (click here to download these directions)

Queensborough Bridge/ LOWER ROADWAY
- Enter the bridge by turning LEFT from Second Ave (1 way south)
between 59th & 60th Streets. OR turn LEFT onto 59th Street from First Ave
(1 way north) and after 1/2 block turn RIGHT onto ramp to bridge.
- Stay in right lane when exiting off the bridge in Long Island City, and stay
to your right and turn right on Jackson Ave. .
- Proceed 2 blocks and make a RIGHT onto 43rd Ave.
- Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan) on 43rd Ave. for 11 blocks and
then turn RIGHT onto Vernon Blvd.
- Proceed 1 block and turn RIGHT onto Queens Plaza South. Proceed 1 block
on Queens Plaza So. and turn RIGHT onto Ninth St.
The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on the right.


Queensborough Bridge/ UPPER ROADWAY
- Enter the bridge by going north off 57th or 58th Sts between First and Second Aves.
- Follow signs to "21st Street" (bearing right at fork) and proceed in right lane to traffic
light at bottom of the ramp.
- Make a RIGHT onto 21st St. and proceed to the first intersection / traffic light (1/2 block)
and make a LEFT onto Queens Plaza South by the service station.
- Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan) on Queens Plaza South
(south side bridge) for 5 blocks to 9th Street.
- Make a LEFT onto Ninth St.
- The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.

Midtown Tunnel
- From Manhattan to Queens Stay in right lanes through toll booths in Long Island City.
- Immediately after toll booths make a hard RIGHT (180 degree turn) onto Borden Ave.
You will now be facing west, back toward Manhattan.
- Take the first RIGHT - onto Vernon Blvd. Continue straight (north on Vernon Blvd. for 16 blocks).
- Make a RIGHT onto Queens Plaza South.
- Proceed one block and make a RIGHT onto Ninth St.
The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.


FROM BROOKLYN - (click here to download these directions)

Brooklyn Queens Expressway
- Take the Brooklyn Queens Expressway north and EXIT at McGuinness- Humboldt.
- Make a LEFT at the end of the exit ramp and go under the BQE onto McGuinness.
- Continue straight (north) about 20 blocks, then go over the Pulaski Bridge and then
straight across Jackson Ave.
- Continue straight on 11th St. about 12 blocks and make a LEFT onto Queens Plaza South.
- Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan) for 2 blocks and make a LEFT onto Ninth St.
- The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.


FROM LONG ISLAND - (click here to download these directions)

Long Island Expressway (Detour)
- Go WEST towards Manhattan and EXIT at Van Dam
(last exit before the Midtown Tunnel to Manhattan).
- Take a RIGHT at the stop light onto Van Dam St.
- Go about 1 and a half blocks and take a LEFT onto Hunters Point Avenue. 
- Go about 7 blocks and take a RIGHT onto 21st Street.
- Go about 12 blocks and take a LEFT onto Queens Plaza South. 
- Go 5 blocks and take a LEFT onto 9th Street.
- THE FOUNDRY is located half way up on your right. 


Long Island Expressway (Normal)
- Go WEST towards Manhattan and EXIT at Van Dam
(last exit before the Midtown Tunnel to Manhattan).
Proceed straight across first intersection with the stop light.
- Stay on the street along the right side of the supports of the LIE.
- In 5 blocks the street will cross under the LIE to the south side and
become Borden Ave.
- Proceed straight (west) on Borden Ave. 6 blocks, just past the Midtown
Tunnel (on your right) and then make a RIGHT turn onto Vernon Blvd.
- Proceed straight (north) on Vernon Blvd. for 16 blocks.
- Make a RIGHT onto Queens Plaza South.
- Proceed one block and make a right onto Ninth St.
- The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.


FROM UPSTATE, BRONX, UPPER MANHATTAN - (click here to download these directions)

- Take the Triborough (RFK) Bridge to Queens, staying in the right lane.
- As you are coming off the bridge, take the FIRST EXIT, making a hard RIGHT
across the side road along side the bridge onto 29th Street.
- Go 1 block and make a RIGHT onto Astoria Blvd. Proceed 5 blocks and make
a LEFT onto 21st St.
- Proceed straight (south) 20 blocks and go under the Queensborough / 59th Street
Bridge supports.
- Then take the first RIGHT onto Queens Plaza South. Proceed straight (west towards
Manhattan) on Queens Plaza South (on the south side of the bridge) for 5 blocks to Ninth St.
- Make a LEFT onto Ninth St.
- The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.


FROM NEW JERSEY - (click here to download these directions)

Northern New Jersey
- Take I-95 East across the George Washington Bridge.
- Once they're over the bridge, take I-87 South to the Triborough (RFK) Bridge.
- Cross the Triborough Bridge into Queens and try to stay in the right-hand lanes.
- Take the first exit off the bridge - HOYT AVENUE.
- At the bottom of the exit ramp, bear a hard right onto 29th Street.
- At the first intersection, turn right onto Astoria Blvd.
- Turn left onto 21st Street.
- Turn right onto Queens Plaza South - this road runs along the southside of the
Queensboro Bridge (look for a Sunoco gas station on the corner).
- Turn left onto 9th Street.
- The Foundry is located in the middle of the block on the right-hand side.

via Manhattan

- Take either the Lincoln or Holland Tunnels to Manhattan.
- Upon exiting the tunnels, proceed east to 3rd Avenue.
- Turn left onto 3rd Avenue.
- By the time they reach 57th Street, your guests should begin to see signs
for 59TH STREET or Queensboro Bridge.
- Follow signs directing them to Queensboro Bridge - UPPER ROADWAY.
- On the upper Roadway, bear right and take the 21st Street exit.
- At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto 21st Street.
- At the first intersection, turn left onto Queens Plaza South - this road runs
along the southside of the Queensboro Bridge (look for a Sunoco gas station
on the corner).
- Turn left onto 9th Street.
The Foundry is located in the middle of the block on the right-hand side.


Southern New Jersey
- Take I-278 East over the Verrazano Bridge.
- Once they reach Brooklyn, I-278 is also known as the
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway or BQE.
- Proceed down the BQE.
- Take the MCGUINNESS-HUMBOLDT EXIT.
- At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto McGuinness Blvd.
- Proceed down McGuinness Blvd, crossing over the Pulaski Bridge
into Queens.
- At the bottom of the Pulaski Bridge, proceed straight through the
intersection onto 11th Street.
- Continue down 11th Street until they hit Queens Plaza South.
- Turn left onto Queens Plaza South.
- Turn left onto 9th Street.
- The Foundry is located in the middle of the block on the right-hand side.

SUBWAY DIRECTIONS


From Manhattan to Queens, "23rd & Court Square" stop.
Stay on the back end of the train and you'll exit onto 21st St.
On the front of the train you'll come out on 23rd St. and 45th Ave. Back end of the train is best.
Go north on 21st Street towards the Queensborough / 59th St. Bridge for 3 blocks.
Turn LEFT onto 43rd Ave. and proceed 5 blocks (west towards Manhattan skyline).
Make a RIGHT onto Ninth St.
The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your left.

From Manhattan to Queens, "Queens Plaza" stop. Exit to Queens Plaza South.
Walk 12 blocks west, toward Manhattan (parallel to the Queensborough / 59th Street Bridge).
Make a LEFT onto Ninth Street.
The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.

From Manhattan to Queens, "Queensboro Plaza" stop.
Exit to Queens Plaza South, via the pedestrian walkway over the street.
Walk 9 blocks west, toward Manhattan (parallel to the Queensborough / 59th Street Bridge).
Make a LEFT onto Ninth Street.
The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.

From Manhattan to Queens, "21st Street, Queensbridge" stop (1st stop in Queens).
Walk south on 21st Street 2 blocks.
You will go under the bridge.
Turn RIGHT onto Queens Plaza South. Walk 5 blocks.
Make a LEFT onto Ninth St.
The Foundry MAIN ENTRANCE and DELIVERY ENTRANCE is 1/2 block on your right.

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