New York Daugavas Vanagi House
Within the Daugavas Vanagi House are several halls suitable for events and receptions, a social club downstairs, the offices of the Baltic Association to the UN (BATUN). and the New York Latvian Society. Until fall of 2005, it also housed the ALA Ethnographic Collection museum
HOW TO GET THERE:
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The Daugavas Vanagi House is located in the western part of the Bronx in New York City, which is to the northeast of the island of Manhattan. From the Major Deegan Expressway (Interstate 87) take the Fordham Road exit. Turn uphill onto West Fordham Road, (do NOT take the bridge over the Harlem River into Manhattan). Drive uphill, past the Toyota dealership, till you get to the traffic light at Sedgewick Avenue. Turn right onto Sedgewick Avenue and drive uphill till the first intersection whic is West 183rd Street. Turn left onto West 183rd Street and drive a very short distance till you see a red brick fence on the left around a three story brick house. Go through the gate to enter the DV House parking lot. The address is 115 West 183 Street.
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From New York City (Manhattan) the closest Subway station is the 183 Street stop on the #4 line (Lexington Avenue Express towards Woodlawn Road). Then after going down the stairs from the elevated subway station you will have to walk up West 183rd Street going west. Make sure you are walking up West (NOT East) 183rd Street, as Jerome Ave - where the elevated subway runs - is the dividing line in the Bronx between East and West streets. Walking up West 183rd Street, you will cross Davidson Ave, Grand Ave, Aqueduct Ave, University Ave, Andrews Ave, and Loring Place. After crossing Loring Place you will see a red brick three story building, with a red brick fence around it. This will be 115 West 183rd Street, which is the DV House. The walking distance from Jerome Avenue to the DV House is about 0.3 miles (three tenths of a mile), or 0.5 km (half of a kilometer).
The second closest Subway station is the 182-183 Street stop on the D line (6th Avenue Express towards 205th Street / Bainbridge Ave. in the Bronx). After going up to the street, which is the Grand Concourse, walk down East 183rd Street going west. Make sure the house numbers are getting smaller. Along the way you will cross Creston Ave, Morris Ave, and Walton Ave. When you get to Jerome Ave, follow directions from the #4 train stop in the previous paragraph. The walking distance from the Grand Concourse to the DV House is about 0.5 miles (half a mile), or 0.8 km (eight tenths of a kilometer).
From Grand Central Terminal (at Park Avenue & East 42nd Street, take the Hudson Line local train to the University Heights stop. From the train platform walk up the steps or take the elevator to street level. Then turn right (away from the bridge crossing the Harlem River) to go east on Fordham Road and over the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87). Continue walking uphill along West Fordham Road and along the way you will pass Cedar Avenue, Hampden Place and a Toyota car dealership. When you get to Sedgewick Ave, turn right and walk uphill (up Sedgewick Ave.) one long block to West 183rd Street, where you will turn left and, after passing a few large apartment buildings, you will see a building on the left behind a red brick fence. This will be 115 West 183rd Street, which is the DV House. The walking distance from the University Heights train station to the DV House is about 0.5 miles (half a mile), or 0.8 km (eight tenths of a kilometer).
it is more convenient for you to ride the Subway #1 line (Broadway - 7 Avenue
local), then ride to the "207 Street" stop. Nokāpiet
lejā pa trepēm austrumu pusē (ja braucāt no Downtown uz Uptown, tad vilciens
brauca uz ziemeļiem). Tūlīt ap stūri no Broadway uz 207 Street ir autobuss
piestātne. Ja tālumā redziet tiltu, kas šķērso Hārlemas upi, tad esiet
it is more convenient for you to ride the Subway "A" line (8 Avenue
express), then ride to the "Inwood - 207 Street" stop.
Uzkāpiet augšā pa trepēm uz ielas. Variet braukt ar autobusu -
atrodiet autobuss piestātni uz Isham Street tuvu Broadway priekš maršruta
"Bx12" un skat. zemāk "Bx12 Select Bus
Bx12 Select Bus Service
No Manhetenas jābrauc ar autobusu "Bx12" kas ved virzienā "BAY PLAZA CO-OP CITY" jeb citos vārdos jābrauc "To the Bronx." Šim autobuss maršrutam ir kārtība, ka jāmaksā pie piestātnes un kvīti jāuzrāda iekāpjot autobusā. Jākāpj ārā Sedgwick Ave. piestātnē. Tad pagriežaties pa labi un staigājiet kalnup pa Sedgewick Ave., vienu garu bloku līdz West 183rd Street. Tur pagriežaties pa kreisi un pēc tam, kad būsiet nogājuši garām dažām lielākiem daudzdzīvokļu namiem kreisā pusē redzēsiet DV Namu aiz sarkanas ķieģeļu sētas.
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