Church Street is a short north-south road located in Lower Manhattan in New York City. Its southern end is at Trinity Place and its northern end is at Canal Street. A few blocks before Canal Street, Church Street connects to the southern end of Sixth Avenue. Trinity Place, Church Street, and Sixth Avenue form a continuous four-lane route that runs from Lower Manhattan to Central Park.
Notable buildings on Church Street include the Church Street Station Post Office and the Canal Street Station Post Office; both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other notable buildings include the 1765 St. Paul’s Chapel and St. Peter’s Church. While the area is historically known for the many churches that line the street, there are also many offices spaces to let. The Millennium Hilton Hotel and the New York Academy of Art are also on Church Street.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The York Theatre Company occupies a unique niche on New York’s artistic scene. Located in the basement of St. Peter’s Church in the Citigroup Center, performances are held in a 178-seat venue. They specialize in developing new musicals. If you are searching for dining options on Church Street, look no further than Mimi’s Café for lunch, or Capri Caffee which offers fresh mozzarella as part of their much loved Caprese salad.
Subway service is provided by the Eighth Avenue subway line which runs below Church Street from Liberty Street to Sixth Avenue. The BMT Broadway Line also travels under Church Street for a short way. The Cortlandt Street station is adjacent to the former site of the twin towers. Kennedy Airport is located 15 miles from Church Street. Public transportation is available from the airport into Manhattan via a light-rail Airtrain that connects directly to New York’s subway system. LaGuardia Airport is in Queens, 8 miles from Manhattan. Public transportation from LaGuardia is provided by bus.