There’s no doubt: Madison Square Garden and its predecessors have always been at the core of the sporting world in New York City.
Year Opened: 1968
Capacity: 19,763 (basketball), 18,200 (hockey)
Architect: Charles Luckman Associates
Web Site: thegarden.com
Anchor Tenants: New York Knicks (NBA) / New York Liberty (WNBA) / New York Rangers (NHL)
Parking: Some of the nearest Meyers Parking locations: 230 West 31st Street bet. 7th & 8th Avenues, 212/736-8233. 325 West 34th Street bet. 8th & 9th Avenues, 212/279.7310. 441 9th Avenue, 212/594.5242.
Directions: Four Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001. By Subway: 1, 2, 3 or 9 (Seventh Avenue Lines), A, C or E (Eighth Avenue Subway) to 34th Street/Penn Station. Also B, D, F, N, Q, R or Path to 34th Street/Avenue of the Americas (one block walk). By Train: Long Island Railroad, New Jersey Transit, Amtrak to Penn Station. From Westchester/Connecticut: Metro-North to Grand Central Station, subway shuttle to Times Square to 1, 2, 3, or 9 subway trains downtown one stop. By Car: Drive into Manhattan via any connecting bridge, tunnel or road. Please visit www.mapquest.com for more comprehensive driving directions. From Airport: From Kennedy Airport: Take the Belt Parkway West to the Van Wyck Expressway North to the Grand Central Parkway West. From there, take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and proceed to Queens Midtown Tunnel and directly to midtown Manhattan. Madison Square Garden is located between 30th and 33rd Streets and 7th and 8th Avenues. From LaGuardia Airport: Take Grand Central Parkway West to Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Proceed to Queens Midtown Tunnel and directly to midtown Manhattan. Madison Square Garden is located between 30th and 34th Streets and 7th and 8th Avenues. From Newark Airport: Take New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit 16. Follow signs for the Lincoln Tunnel and once you get through, head south to 34th Street and east to 7th Avenue.