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Cravath’s New York office at Worldwide Plaza is located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Midtown West. Many of the city’s top attractions, restaurants and entertainment venues are nearby.

Contact Information

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Worldwide Plaza
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7475
T: +1-212-474-1000
F: +1-212-474-3700



The entrance to the Firm is located on the west side of Eighth Avenue, between 49th and 50th Streets. A convenient way of traveling within the city is to use the network of subways and buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Subway stations and bus stops closest to Worldwide Plaza are as follows:

Subway or Bus LineStation Stop and Cross Street
C or E Subway
One-minute walk
“50th Street” Station
(Eighth Avenue)
1 Subway
Three-minute walk
“50th Street” Station
N, Q or R Subway
Five-minute walk
“49th Street” Station
(Seventh Avenue)
B or D Subway
Six-minute walk
“7th Avenue” Station
(53rd Street)
F or M Subway
Ten-minute walk
“47th-50th Street/Rockefeller Center” Station
(Sixth Avenue)
M20 or M104 Bus
One to two-minute walk
Uptown: 49th-50th Streets
(Eighth Avenue)
Downtown: 49th-50th Streets
(Seventh Avenue)
M50 Bus
One-minute walk
Eighth Avenue
(Eastbound: 50th Street)
(Westbound: 49th Street)
M42 Bus
Ten-minute walk
Eighth Avenue
(42nd Street)
M10 Bus
Nine-minute walk
Columbus Circle at Eighth Avenue
(57th Street)
M11 Bus
Eight-minute walk for uptown; four-minute walk for downtown
Uptown: 49th-50th Streets
(Tenth Avenue)
Downtown: 49th-50th Streets
(Ninth Avenue)
M7 Bus
Eight-minute walk for uptown; four-minute walk for downtown
Uptown: 49th-50th Streets
(Sixth Avenue)
Downtown: 49th-50th Streets
(Seventh Avenue)

Commuter rail and bus service are available at three nearby transportation centers:
  • Port Authority Bus Terminal
    The city’s central hub for interstate buses, serving 21 carriers including New Jersey Transit. It is the nation’s biggest and the world’s busiest bus terminal. To reach Worldwide Plaza, connect to the uptown C or E subway or to the M20 or M104 bus.
    625 Eighth Avenue (40th to 42nd Streets) | +1-212-502-2200
  • Grand Central Terminal
    A historic train station, with Metro-North Railroad service to the Bronx, Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties of New York, and to Connecticut. To reach Worldwide Plaza, connect to the Times Square-bound 7 subway or S subway shuttle, then transfer to the uptown C or E subway.
    87 East 42nd Street (Park Avenue) | +1-718-330-1234
  • Pennsylvania Station
    A major intercity train station and commuter rail hub, with Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit service. To reach Worldwide Plaza, connect to the uptown 1, C or E subway or to the M20 or M104 bus.
    234 West 31st Street (Seventh and Eighth Avenues) | +1-718-330-1234

The three major airports serving the New York metropolitan area are commonly referred to as Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark. Two smaller airports, Westchester County and Teterboro, operate from nearby suburbs. Driving directions to our office are available at the links below:
  • John F. Kennedy International (JFK)
    Distance is approximately 18 miles (29 kilometers)
    JFK Access Road, Jamaica, NY 11430 | +1-718-244-4444
  • LaGuardia (LGA)
    Distance is approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers)
    10205 Ditmars Boulevard, Elmhurst, NY 11369 | +1-718-533-3400
  • Newark Liberty International (EWR)
    Distance is approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers)
    3 Brewster Road, Newark, NJ 07114 | +1-973-961-6000
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    Distance is approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers)
    111 Industrial Avenue, Teterboro, NJ 07608 | +1-201-288-1775
  • Westchester County (HPN)
    Distance is approximately 34 miles (55 kilometers)
    240 Airport Road, Suite 202, White Plains, NY 10604 | +1-914-995-4860

Hours of Operation

The Firm is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Administrative staffing is limited on the following Federal holidays:
HolidayObserved On
New Year’s DayJanuary 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayThird Monday of January
Presidents’ DayThird Monday of February
Memorial DayLast Monday of May
Independence DayJuly 4
Labor DayFirst Monday of September
Columbus DaySecond Monday of October
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 28 and
Friday, November 29
Christmas DayDecember 25

    Office Photos and Worldwide Plaza History

    For office photos and interesting facts about our building, visit our New York page.
    Cravath’s Reception Department can coordinate transportation requests. Popular options for getting around New York City include taxi, car rental and mass transit. Details on these options are listed below:


    • The iconic yellow taxi cabs can be hailed from the street for local trips. For current fare information, visit the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission, and to estimate the total trip cost, visit Taxi Fare Finder.
    • Private car companies may be called for scheduled service. Two companies among many known to provide in‑state services are Dial and VIP. One company known to provide out‑of‑state services is BLS.
      +1‑718‑743‑8200 (Dial) | +1‑718‑392‑6100 (VIP) | +1‑718‑267‑4760 (BLS)

    Car Rental

    • Local rental locations include Budget Rent A Car, Dollar Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent‑A-Car and Hertz.
    • A car sharing service operating in New York City is Zipcar.
    • Traffic information is available on a number of websites, including Real Time Traffic Cameras from NYCDOT and HERE.
    • Uber is also available throughout the New York area.
    • Two garages closest to Cravath are listed below:
      Icon Parking Systems, 350 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑265‑5035
      311 Parking Corporation, 311 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑586‑9760

    Mass Transit

    Transit maps, schedules, directions and more information are available on a number of websites and mobile apps, such as the popular Google Maps. Mass transit operators in New York City include:
    New York City offers an array of accommodations, from familiar chains to boutique and luxury hotels. For reservations and information on local hotels, websites such as Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline or Travelocity may be helpful.

    The following hotels are located close to Cravath’s office:
    Cravath’s Reception Department can provide assistance with local services to meet a variety of business or personal needs. Visitors may also find the following services useful during their stay:


    Chase and Citi ATMs are available to visitors to our office. For additional banking needs, branches in the immediate area include:
    • Bank of America
      835 Eighth Avenue (51st Street) | +1‑212‑287‑2481
    • Chase
      810 Seventh Avenue (53rd Street) | +1‑212‑247‑0133
    • Citibank
      787 Seventh Avenue (51st and 52nd Streets) | +1‑917‑746‑4470
    • HSBC
      252 West 57th Street (Broadway) | +1‑800‑975‑4722
    • Santander
      864 Eighth Avenue (52nd Street) | +1‑646‑746‑0326
    • TD Bank
      1633 Broadway (50th Street) | +1‑212‑246‑2112

    Dry Cleaning

    The following dry cleaning locations are closest to Cravath:
    • Cleaners @ Broadway
      250 West 50th Street (Broadway and Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑977‑6440
    • Jin’s French Cleaners
      260 West 52nd Street #1 (Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑582‑8313
    • M & M Excellent Cleaners
      324 West 49th Street #2 (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑397‑4317


    The following hospitals and medical facilities are located near Cravath:
    The following pharmacies are located near Cravath:
    • CVS
      1 Columbus Place (Ninth Avenue and 58th Street) | +1‑212‑245‑0636
    • Duane Reade
      1627 Broadway (50th Street) | +1‑212‑586‑0374
    • Rite Aid
      301 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑247‑8384
    • Walgreens
      1471 Broadway (43rd Street) | +1‑212‑302‑0552


    In addition to the Cravath library, visitors may utilize the New York Public Library, one of the largest public library systems in the United States. A complete branch listing is available on the NYPL website. The main building and one local branch location are listed below:

    Mail/Postal Services

    While the Cravath Mailroom Department can assist visitors with postal services, nearby delivery service locations include:
    • The UPS Store
      888‑C Eighth Avenue (53rd Street) | +1‑212‑581‑2669
    • United States Post Office
      322 West 52nd Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑265‑3672


    Information on local spas, salons, available services and online booking is available on the SpaFinder website. The following businesses are located near Cravath:
    • Avanti Nails & Spa
      888 Eighth Avenue (52nd and 53rd Streets) | +1‑212‑489‑9888
    • Drybar at Midtown East
      141 East 56th Street (Third and Lexington Avenues) | +1‑917‑522‑9772
    • Hair Salon De Lido
      875 Eighth Avenue (52nd and 53rd Streets) | +1‑877‑875‑5352
    • West Vibe Salon & Beauty
      451 West 46th Street (Ninth and Tenth Avenues) | +1‑212‑265‑6794
    Information on dining options in New York City, as well as menus and online reservation systems, are available on websites such as OpenTableZagat and MenuPages. Twice a year, in the winter and summer, restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week offer “prix fixe” lunches and dinners at a reduced cost. For assistance with obtaining dining reservations, please contact Cravath’s Senior Manager of Hospitality Services, .

    A few of the restaurants closest to our office are:

    Worldwide Plaza Courtyard

    • Bann
      Korean, BBQ
      350 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑582‑4446
    • Blockheads
      322 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑307‑7029
    • Starbucks
      Coffee, Tea
      325 West 49th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑765‑2205

    Other Nearby Restaurants

    • Blue Dog Cafe
      308 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212-459-0700
    • Churrascaria Plataforma
      Brazilian Steakhouse
      316 West 49th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑212‑245‑0505
    • Don Antonio
      Italian, Pizza
      309 West 50th Street (Eighth and Ninth Avenues) | +1‑646‑719‑1043
    • La Masseria
      235 West 48th Street (Broadway and Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑582‑2111
    • Natsumi
      Sushi, Japanese
      226 West 50th Street (Broadway and Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑258‑2988
    • The Palm
      Steak, Seafood
      250 West 50th Street (Broadway and Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑333‑7256
    • Thalia
      New American, Seafood
      828 Eighth Avenue (50th Street) | +1‑212‑399‑4444
    • Toloache
      251 West 50th Street (Broadway and Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑581‑1818
    • West End Grill
      New American
      813 Eighth Avenue (49th Street) | +1‑212‑707‑8986
      Visitors to New York City have countless options for entertainment and activities, including performing arts and sporting events, museum visits, general tourism and outdoor recreation. For assistance with obtaining tickets for an event, please contact Cravath’s Senior Manager of Hospitality Services, .

      “Broadway” and “Off‑Broadway”

      Broadway shows are performances presented in one of 40 Broadway theaters located in the Theatre District of Manhattan. Off‑Broadway shows are presented in smaller venues. TKTS Discount Booths, operated by the Theater Development Fund, offer tickets to Broadway and Off‑Broadway shows for up to 50% less than box office prices. There are four booths in the city. The Times Square location, listed below, is closest to our office.
      • Times Square Booth
        Father Duffy Square, Broadway (47th Street) | +1‑212‑912‑9770

      Live Events

      Popular online resources for live event information and ticket sales include Telecharge, LiveNation and Ticketmaster.

      Venues for sports and performing arts in New York City include:
      • Apollo Theater
        One of the oldest and most famous music halls in the United States.
        253 West 125th Street (Seventh and Eighth Avenues) | +1‑212‑531‑5300
      • Barclays Center
        A brand new sports and entertainment arena and home of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team.
        620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 | +1‑917‑618‑6700
      • Beacon Theatre
        The theatre provides a broad spectrum of entertainment.
        2124 Broadway (74th and 75th Streets) | +1‑212‑465‑6500
      • Blue Note Jazz Club
        A world‑famous jazz club.
        131 West 3rd Street (MacDougal Street and Sixth Avenue) | +1‑212‑475‑8592
      • Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
        America’s oldest performing arts center.
        30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 | +1‑718‑636‑4100
      • Carnegie Hall
        One of the world’s most famous venues for both classical and popular music.
        881 Seventh Avenue (56th and 57th Streets) | +1‑212‑247‑7800
      • Citi Field
        Home of the New York Mets baseball team.
        120‑01 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11368 | +1‑718‑507‑8499
      • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
        The world’s leading performing arts center, home of the New York City Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic.
        10 Lincoln Center Plaza (64th Street and Columbus Avenue) | +1‑212‑721‑6500
      • Madison Square Garden
        A world‑renowned arena and home of both the New York Knicks basketball team and New York Rangers hockey team.
        4 Pennsylvania Plaza (31st Street and Seventh Avenue) | +1‑212‑465‑6741
      • MetLife Stadium
        Home of the New York Giants and New York Jets football teams.
        50 State Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 | +1‑201‑935‑8500
      • Prudential Center
        A multi‑purpose indoor arena and home of the New Jersey Devils hockey team.
        25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07102 | +1‑973‑757‑6500
      • Radio City Music Hall
        A world‑famous entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center.
        1260 Avenue of the Americas (50th and 51st Streets) | +1‑212‑247‑4777
      • USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
        The largest public tennis facility on the globe.
        Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368 | +1‑718‑760‑6200
      • Yankee Stadium
        Home of the New York Yankees baseball team.
        1 East 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451 | +1‑718‑293‑4300


      While there are hundreds of museums in New York City, listed below are just a few of the more popular ones. Additional resources and guides to museums can be found at TripSavvy.

      Parks and Recreation

      Throughout its five boroughs, New York City has more than 1,700 parks and recreational facilities. The official NYC Parks website provides information on activities and seasonal events such as concerts, plays, festivals, bike rentals and fishing. A few notable Manhattan facilities are described below:
      • Central Park
        One of the world’s largest urban parks, at 843 acres.
        59th Street to 110th Street (Fifth Avenue to Central Park West) | +1‑212‑310‑6600
      • Chelsea Piers
        A 28‑acre sports village located along the Hudson River waterfront, with facilities available year‑round for daily recreation.
        Piers 59 through 62 (17th to 23rd Streets) | +1‑212‑336‑6666
      • The High Line
        A public park built on a historical elevated freight rail line above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side.
        Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street (Tenth and Eleventh Avenues) | +1‑212‑500‑6035

      Points of Interest

      Manhattan is home to some of the most renowned sights in the world, including the following landmarks:
      New York City is one of the shopping capitals of the world. Some of the more notable local department stores and specialty shops are listed below:

      Department Stores

      • Bergdorf Goodman
        754 Fifth Avenue (58th Street) | +1‑800‑558‑1855
      • Bloomingdale’s
        1000 Third Avenue (59th Street) | +1‑212‑705‑2000
      • Macy’s
        151 West 34th Street (Broadway and Seventh Avenue) | +1‑212‑695‑4400
      • Saks Fifth Avenue
        611 Fifth Avenue (49th and 50th Streets) | +1‑212‑753‑4000

      Specialty Retailers


      Supermarkets and Bakeries

      • Food Emporium
        250 West 50th Street (8th Avenue) | +1‑212‑977‑1710
      • Magnolia Bakery
        1240 Sixth Avenue (49th Street) | +1‑212‑767‑1123
      • Whole Foods Market
        The Shops at Columbus Circle, 10 Columbus Circle (58th to 60th Streets) | +1‑212‑823‑9600
      Portable internet and long‑distance telephone services are essential for many travelers during a stay in New York.

      Wi‑Fi Hotspots

      Cravath’s Conference Center can assist you with connecting to the Firm’s Wi‑Fi network. Free Wi‑Fi can also be found in many places in New York City, including most locations of Starbucks and Barnes & Noble and some NYC Parks. Hotspots near Worldwide Plaza include:
      • Barnes & Noble
        555 Fifth Avenue (45th and 46th Streets) | +1‑212‑697‑3048
      • Bryant Park
        40th to 42nd Streets (Fifth and Sixth Avenues) | +1‑212‑768‑4242
      • Starbucks
        Worldwide Plaza, 325 West 49th Street (Eighth Avenue) | +1‑212‑765‑2205
      • Starbucks
        Worldwide Plaza II, 825 Eighth Avenue (49th and 50th Streets) | +1‑212‑307‑1421

      Telephone Information

      How to dial:
      • Calling within the United States: Dial 1 plus the three‑digit area code, followed by the seven‑digit phone number.
      • Calling other countries from the United States: Dial 011 plus the country code, followed by the area code and phone number. It may be necessary to omit the leading zero in a local area code. Example: 011 [International Access Code] 49 [Country Code] (0) 69 [Local Area Code] 1234 5678 [Phone Number].
      • One website that provides a list of international country codes is
      Calling cards:
      • Prepaid calling cards can be used to place domestic and international calls at relatively low rates. Cards, sold in a variety of denominations, are available for purchase at many convenience stores throughout Manhattan and other boroughs.
      Mobile phones:
      • Visitors wishing to use their regular mobile phones in the United States should check service availability and rates directly with their carriers. Alternate options include prepaid and pay‑as‑you‑go services plans, which are available at many cell phone and electronics stores in New York City.
      The following tips and links may be helpful when preparing for your trip to the United States:


      Ensure that your passport and/or visa is signed, valid and up‑to‑date, with the emergency contact information page completed. You are advised to make photocopies of these documents for yourself, and to leave another set of copies with family or friends. For additional information, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

      Currency Exchange

      Current exchange rates can be found on websites such as Oanda or XE. Currency exchange locations near Worldwide Plaza include:

      Electrical Converters

      If traveling with foreign appliances, such as a hairdryer, remember to pack an electrical adapter or converter. The United States uses plug types A and B with a standard voltage of 120V and a frequency of 60Hz. Additional details are available on the World Standards website.
      It may be helpful to determine the weather at your destination before beginning your trip. The National Weather Service website, operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, provides official weather data for all regions of the United States, including New York. provides monthly rainfall and high and low temperature data.
      From planning your trip to sightseeing to staying safe, the following resources may be helpful during your visit:

      Official NYC Websites

      •, the official New York City website, provides access to information about New York City agencies, programs and services.
      • NYC™ The Official Guide, run by New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, aims to be “the ultimate resource for visitors and residents to find everything they need about what to do and see in New York City.”

      NYC Mobile Apps

      Official and free apps from the city of New York, along with NYC Big Apps competition winners, can be found at the NYC Digital section of

      Visitor Centers, Maps and Information

      There are several visitor centers nearby, as listed below:

      Other Websites

      There is a myriad of online resources about visiting New York City. Some popular sites include:

      City Emergency and Non‑Emergency Phone Numbers

      As in many places in the United States, 911 and 311 systems are available in New York City.
      • Dial 911 for immediate assistance with emergency fire, police and ambulance services.
      • Dial 311 for immediate assistance with government information and non‑emergency NYC services.
      Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP does not endorse nor take a financial or other interest in the organizations and products mentioned in this guide. Resources listed by name were selected according to proximity to the Firm and overall popularity.