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How to Get Here?

The Language Acquisition Research Center (LARC) is at Hunter College in Thomas Hunter Hall, room 509. The front door of Thomas Hunter Hall is on the west side of Lexington Avenue, between 68th and 69th Streets.

To get to Hunter College by subway, take the 6 train and exit at “68th Street: Hunter College.” The 4 and 5 express trains do not stop at 68th street. The College is also served by the 65th street crosstown bus, Lexington Avenue buses, and 3rd Avenue buses.

For Parents: One of our staff members will meet you at the front door of Thomas Hunter Hall to give you access to the building.

For other lab visitors: Visitors first stop at the West Building for a visitor’s pass. The West Building is located on the southwest corner of 68th Street. Inside the doors to the building, just slightly to the left and in front of you, is a desk. Let the staff know that you are going to see Prof Valian. The phone numbers are 212 772 5557 and 212 772 5463 if they wish to call to verify your visit.

You will receive a visitor’s pass. There are two ways to access LARC from there.

1) Exit the West Building, walk north on Lexington Avenue, staying on the west side, and enter Thomas Hunter Hall. Take the elevator to the 5th floor.

2) Proceed up the escalator in the West Building to the 3rd floor. When you get off the escalator, stay to your left and walk across the overpass crossing 68th Street. You will then walk into an open area, and you will turn right and walk through a doorway to the Thomas Hunter Hall elevators. Take the elevator to the 5th floor.

We are located at the north end of the corridor. Ring the bell for 509 and we will buzz you in.