The XR Access Initiative is led by the Connected Experiences Lab at Cornell Tech and by Verizon Media. The Initiative is dedicated to promoting a safe and inclusive community for its participants. We ask that all working group members adhere to our Safe Community Statement. If you have questions about the Initiative or would like to report an accessibility issue with this site, please contact


Verizon Media Headquarters

Getting Here


Take the   W   R  or  Q  trains to 8th Street Station, or the  or  6  to Astor Place. The building is also a short walk away from the 14th Street  stop (walk 5 blocks South on Broadway) and the  B   D  or  F  trains at Broadway-Lafayette St (walk 5 blocks North on Lafayette St).

Taxi/Private Vehicle

Limited metered parking is available on the surrounding streets.

770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

The entrance is located on 9th Street between Broadway and 4th Ave.

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Tata Innovation Center

Getting Here


Take the  F  train to the Roosevelt Island stop; walk south 0.3 miles on W Road.

Aerial Tram

Catch the tram at 2nd Ave & 59th St; walk south 0.1 mi on W Road to the campus.


Take the NYC Ferry's Astoria route, connecting Pier 11/Wall Street, Brooklyn Navy Yard, 34th Street, Long Island City, and Astoria to a landing just east of campus.

Taxi/Private Vehicle

Take the Roosevelt Island Bridge from 36th st in Queens and drive south down Main Street. Limited parking is available near the campus; additional parking is available in the Motorgate Garage (with free Red Shuttle Bus to campus).

11 East Loop Rd, New York, NY 10044

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There are a number of hotels in Manhattan and Long Island City that are convenient to Verizon Media and Cornell Tech by subway, ferry, or tram.

Hyatt Union Square

134 4th Ave

East Village

(212) 253-1234

Z NYC Hotel

11-01 43rd Ave

Long Island City

(212) 319-7000

The Bentley Hotel

500 E 62nd St

Upper East Side

(212) 644-6000

Renaissance New York Hotel 57

130 E 57th St

Upper East Side

(212) 753-8841

Standard East Village

25 Cooper Square

East Village

(212) 475-5700

The Ravel Hotel

8-08 Queens Plaza South

Long Island City

(718) 289-6101

The Lombardy Hotel

111 E 56th St

Upper East Side

(212) 753-8600

Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel

687 Lexington Ave

Upper East Side

(212) 355-0100

Please note: These establishments are not officially endorsed by Cornell or Verizon. Blocks of rooms have not been reserved, attendees are responsible for their own bookings. Please contact hotels directly for information about accessibility.