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Directions to the Court

The courthouse of the Appellate Division, Second Department is located in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District of downtown Brooklyn. There is almost no available parking on the streets surrounding the court. Visitors are advised to use public transportation if possible.

By Public Transportation  

Downtown Brooklyn is a transportation hub where many bus and subway routes converge. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's website at http://www.mta.info/ can assist visitors in planning their route to the courthouse. Walking directions from the five subway stations nearest the court follow.

R Line R to Court Street Station.

From Brooklyn use the front end of the train, from Manhattan use the rear end of the train. Walk 1 block north on Clinton Street. Turn left at Pierrepont Street and walk ½ block to Monroe Place (on the right). The courthouse is on the corner.

F LineF to Jay Street - Borough Hall Station.

Take Willoughby Street west 2 blocks to Adams Street. Continue straight 1 additional block, on Joralemon Street, to Court Street. Turn right on Court Street. Proceed 3 blocks to Pierrepont Street. Turn left and go 1½ blocks to Monroe Place (on the right). The courthouse is on the corner.

2 Line3 Line2, 3 to Clark Street Station.

Take Clark Street 1 block east and turn right onto Monroe Place. The courthouse is on the far end of the block on the corner.

4 Line5 Line4, 5 to Borough Hall Station.

Take Court Street north to Pierrepont Street. Turn left and go 1½ blocks to Monroe Place (on the right). The courthouse is on the corner.

A LineC LineA, C to High Street - Brooklyn Bridge Station.

From Manhattan use the rear end of the train; from Queens use the front end of the train. Proceed south on Cadman Plaza West making the first available right turn onto Clark Street. Turn left onto Monroe Place. The courthouse is at the far end of the block on the corner.

By Automobile  

From Queens & Long Island.

Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway South to Exit 28 (Cadman Plaza West/Brooklyn Bridge/EXIT ONLY). Turn left at the first traffic light (Old Fulton Street) and proceed under the overpass, making the first available right turn onto Henry Street. After 2 lights, turn left onto Clark Street. Make the first available right turn onto Monroe Place. The courthouse is at the end of the block on the right.

From Staten Island & New Jersey.

Take the Verrazano Bridge to the Gowanus Expressway to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Exit 28-A (Cadman Plaza West). Turn right at the stop sign onto Old Fulton Street. Make the first available right turn onto Henry Street. After 2 lights, turn left onto Clark Street. Make the first available right turn onto Monroe Place. The courthouse is at the end of the block on the right.

From Manhattan, Westchester & points north.

Take the F.D.R. Drive south or the West Side Highway south to the Brooklyn Bridge. Take the first exit off the bridge (Brooklyn-Queens Expressway/Cadman Plaza West), bearing left on the exit ramp. At the first traffic light (Cadman Plaza West), turn left. After 2 lights, turn right onto Clark Street. Make the first available left turn onto Monroe Place. The courthouse is at the end of the block on the right.