Directions to LCSE

The Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy is located in room 1038, on the 10th floor of the Mudd Building on Columbia University’s Morningside Campus.

The Mudd Building is on 500 W 120th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam, about halfway down the south side of the block.

Address – 500 W 120th Street, New York, NY 10027



Taxi- Take taxi to 120th Street, door to the Mudd building is on 120th Street SW side

Subway – Take the 1 Train to 116th Street, Columbia University

From the campus entrance*, walk along College Walk and head north up the large steps leading to Low Library. Go around Low Library to the back of Uris Hall the Mudd Building will be all the way to the right.
Or, walk north on Broadway and make a right on 120th Street, 500 W 120th Street will be on the corner of Amsterdam and 120.

* at the entrance of campus there is a security booth, the guard should be able to provide you with directions to the Mudd building.

Airport Recommendations-

LGA  LaGuardia Airport – 7 miles, 30 min cab ride

JFK    John F. Kennedy International Airport – 17 miles, 45 min cab ride

EWR Newark Liberty International Airport – 25 miles, 45 min cab ride

Ground transportation from EWR can be expensive.

Hotel Recommendations-

Aloft Harlem.5 mile, walk

Phone – (212) 749-4000
2296 Frederick Douglas Blvd.
New York,  NY 10027

The Lucerne – 2 miles, 15 min subway ride

Phone – (212) 875-1000
201 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024

Hotel Belleclaire – 2 miles, 15 min subway ride

Phone – (212) 362-7700
250 West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024

There are a number of hotels close to campus on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Columbia University has negotiated deals with several local options for campus visitors. Click here for more information on specific Columbia rates and instructions on how to make reservations at participating hotels.