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30-30 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
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DDC is accessible from all parts of New York City by subway, bus, commuter rail, car, or ferry. Our main office is located in Long Island City, Queens, just minutes from Manhattan.


Subway

7 to Hunters Point Avenue*, 33 Street-Rawson Street, or Court Square*
E/M to Court Square-23 Street*
G to Court Square*

*These subway stations are serviced by a free shuttle bus that stops directly in front of our office on 30-30 Thomson Avenue. The shuttle stops are located at the subway station entrance on 44th Drive, between 23rd Street and Jackson Avenue, and just outside the Hunters Point Avenue subway station. Shuttle buses operate from 7:20 am to 7:15 pm, coming about every 15 minutes, and taking up to 10 minutes to arrive at DDC. To board the shuttle bus, you will have to show the driver one of the following: (1) a DDC employee badge; (2) a DDC bid packet; (3) an interview letter from DDC's recruitment office; (4) an invitation letter to an agency event, such as those sponsored by DDC's Industry Affairs Program, Training Unit, or Cultural Exchange Program; or a business card and supporting photo identification.

7 to Hunters Point Avenue: Take the 7 train to the Hunters Point Avenue station in Queens. You can either take the free shuttle bus or walk. If walking, walk on Skillman Avenue towards the building with the red IDCNY sign on it. Make a right onto 47th Avenue, and a left onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your right, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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7 to 33 Street-Rawson Street: Take the 7 train to the 33rd Street-Rawson Street station in Queens. Proceed to the exit marked southwest. When you leave the station, make a right turn and go westward on Queens Boulevard, heading towards the tall blue-green Citicorp building. Continue to walk on Queens Boulevard for 6 blocks. When you reach 30th Place, make a left. On 30th Place you will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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7 to Court Square: Take the 7 train to the Court Square station in Queens. When you exit the station, walk towards the tall blue-green Citicorp Building, to 44th Drive. Make a right turn onto 44th Drive. At this point you can choose to take the free shuttle bus or walk. To take the shuttle bus, wait by the top of the escalator at the entrance to the subway station at the base of the Citicorp Building. If you walk, continue on 44th Drive. You will see a park at the intersection of Jackson and Thomson Avenues. Cross to the park. Continue to walk towards the building with the red IDCNY sign on it until you have crossed an overpass. After the overpass, continue in the same direction for two more blocks. Make a right onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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N/Q/7 to Queensboro Plaza: Take either the 7, N, or Q train to the Queensboro Plaza stop in Queens. Walk on Queens Boulevard, away from the Queensboro Bridge, and over the rail yards. Make a right onto Van Dam Street. Make another right onto Thomson Avenue. Make a left onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is located on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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E/M to Court Square-23 Street: Take the E or the M train to the Court Square-23rd Street station in Queens. Head for the main exit, 44th Drive/Court Square, which has a glass enclosure on top of it. Do not enter the building, use the escalators to exit to the street. Once you have left the station, you can either take the free shuttle bus to DDC or walk. If you take the shuttle bus, you should wait for it by the top of the escalator. If you walk, walk away from the elevated tracks. You will see a park at the intersection of Jackson and Thomson Avenues. Cross to the park. Continue to walk towards the building with the red IDCNY sign on it until you have crossed an overpass. After the overpass, continue in the same direction for two more blocks. Make a right onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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G to Court Square: Take the G train to the Court Square station in Queens. Proceed to the main exit, 44th Drive/Court Square, which has a glass enclosure on top of it. Do not enter the building, use the escalators to exit to the street. Once you have left the station, you can either wait by the top of the escalator for the free shuttle bus to DDC or walk. If you walk, walk away from the elevated subway tracks. You will see a park at the intersection of Jackson and Thomson Avenues. Cross to the park. Continue to walk towards the building with the red IDCNY sign on it until you have crossed an overpass. After the overpass, continue in the same direction for two more blocks. Make a right onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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E/M/R to Queens Plaza: Take either the E, M, or R trains to the Queens Plaza station in Queens. Walk on Queens Boulevard, away from the Queensboro Bridge, and over the rail yards. Make a right onto Van Dam Street. Make another right onto Thomson Avenue. Make a left onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is located on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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Bus

Buses that stop nearby include the Q32 and Q60 at Skillman Avenue, the Q32 and Q60 at 33rd Street, and the Q39 on Thomson Avenue.

Q32/Q60 to Queens Boulevard and Skillman Avenue: Take either of these lines to Queens Boulevard and Skillman Avenue. Walk southward on Skillman Avenue (the blue-green Citicorp building and the rail yards should be on your right). At the first intersection (Thomson Avenue) make a left. Walk for one block and make a right onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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Q32/Q60 to Queens Boulevard and 33 Street: Take either of these lines to Queens Boulevard and 33rd Street. Walk westward (towards the blue-green Citicorp building). Continue walking for 5 blocks. Make a left onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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Q39 to Thomson Avenue and 30 Place: Take the Q39 to Thomson Avenue and 30th Place. Walk on 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your left, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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Rail

The Long Island Rail Road stops at the Hunters Point Avenue station, and the Long Island City station. For schedule and fare information, call (718) 217-LIRR or check online.

LIRR to Hunters Point Avenue: At the Hunters Point Avenue station, you can take the free shuttle bus or walk. If you walk, walk on Skillman Avenue towards the building with the red IDCNY sign on top. Make a right onto 47th Avenue, and a left onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your right, in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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LIRR to Long Island City: Take the LIRR to the Long Island City station. Walk on Vernon Boulevard. Make a right onto Jackson Avenue. Make another right onto 49th Avenue. Here you can take the free shuttle bus or continue to walk. If you walk, walk on Skillman Avenue, the first intersection after the rail yard. Walk towards the building with the red IDCNY sign on top. Make a right onto 47th Avenue, and a left onto 30th Place. You will see a red skywalk connecting two buildings. DDC is on your right in the building with the entrance marked Queens Atrium Corporate Center - Center One.
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Car

To get to DDC by car we recommend using driving directions. For parking, New York City operates two large municipal parking lots less than a 1/2 mile away from DDC. One lot is located at Court Square, and another is a park and ride lot at Queens Plaza. For information about the Municipal lots, visit DOT's Web site. Other options for nearby privately-owned parking include Edison Park Fast (888-727-5327), LaGuardia Commuter Parking (718-707-0403). There are also a limited number of 12-hour parking meter street spaces.

Please be advised that parking space near DDC is limited. We strongly recommend taking public transportation.


Ferry

Take NY Waterway's East River Ferry to Hunters Point South. Please note that the ferry has a limited operating schedule. For schedule and fare information, call 1-800-53-FERRY (3377) or check online.