DIRECTIONS

Directions to Kaleidoscope Sound
514 Monastery Pl.
Union City, NJ 07087
201-223-2868

Via #123 Bus:(15 minutes from Port Authority)

At Port Authority (41-42nd Streets and 8th Ave. in NYC), go to gate 214 on the 2nd floor of the “South” building (basically 41St at 8th Ave.) to catch New Jersey Transit Bus #123. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CURRENT BUS SCHEDULE. You have to buy a ticket before boarding the bus (they do not except cash or coins on the bus). The fare is $3.20 and you can use a credit/debit card or cash to purchase a ticket. Go to the NJ Transit ticket machine located nearest from gate 214. When purchasing your ticket, you will want to enter Bus # 123 and Zone # 02.

After the bus passes out of the Lincoln Tunnel, and gets onto local roads, it will turn left onto Palisade Ave. (There will be a Post Office onyour Right and a Luke Oil gas station and Dunkin’ Donuts store on the Left of this intersection.) The bus will continue South on Palisade Ave. After 5 stop-lights, get off at 22nd St. and Palisade Ave. (22nd St. is also called Highpoint Ave). Ask the driver for assistance as they will not stop at Bus-stop locations if no passengers are waiting to get on or off the bus.

After leaving the bus, walk South 2 blocks (the same direction that the bus was traveling). Turn right onto 20th St. (Monastery Place) and walk two-and-one-half blocks, (walking west, away from the city skyline toward a huge cathedral). You will cross New York Ave. and Bergenline Ave.

Between the last two buildings on the Right side of 20th street as you face the cathedral, there is a tall iron gate with a purple and yellow #514 at the top. Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.

From Kennedy Blvd. From the South

Traveling North on Kennedy Blvd, Turn Right on 18th St.

Go to the very end of 18th St.

Turn Left onto West St.

Turn Right onto Monastery Place/20th St.

On the Left side of the street (after the big brick building on the corner) look for a tall iron gate with a Purple and Yellow #514 at the top. Parking is readily available on 20th St. and on West St. Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.

Driving from GW Bridge:

From the GW Bridge. (about 30 min.)

After crossing the bridge, follow signs to I-95 South (NJ Turnpike South)

Take Exit 17 – Lincoln Tunnel

After 2.5 miles you will come to another exit for the Lincoln Tunnel. Take this exit

Pay toll ($1.30) and stay to the left.

Continue to follow signs to the Lincoln Tunnel until getting off at the Kennedy Blvd. Exit on the right lane of the highway.

Go straight, past Kennedy Blvd, and make a Right on Bergenline Ave.

Travel 11 blocks and make a Right on 19th St.

Make your first Right onto West.

Make your first Right onto 20th St. We are 514 on the left side.

(If traveling during rush hour, between 7am-9am or 4pm-7pm you have to follow a different traffic pattern so…)

Pass through 3 stoplights (19th being the second light), following signs to Hoboken. (The Entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel will be on your right.)

At 3rd stoplight, take a Right. There will be a BP gas station on your right and a Malibu Diner at the far corner.

Pass through 1 stoplight (crossing Willow Ave.) go up the hill and over the bridge.

At stoplight at top of bridge, facing a large rock wall, Turn Right onto Manhattan Ave.

Pass through stop light for pedestrian walk and continue up hill.

At stop sign, continue straight, veering slightly to the left.

At 2nd light, turn left onto 19th St.

At stop-sign, turn Right onto Palisade Ave.

Take immediate left onto 19th St. again.

Pass straight through one stoplight crossing New York Avenue. Pass straight through one stop sign crossing Bergenline Avenue.

At the next stop sign, turn Right onto West Street.

Turn Right onto 20th Street. (Also known as Monastery Place, there is a large cathedral on left.)

On the Left side of the street (after the big brick building on the corner) look for a tall iron gate with a Purple and Yellow #514 at the top. Parking is readily available on 20th st. and on West st. Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.

If not traveling during Rush hours:

After turning Left onto JFK Blvd. East, take Right at 2nd stop light. (There will be an Exxon Gas station at far corner of intersection.)

Pass through 1 stop light.

At flashing red light and stop sign, turn Right and continue up hill.

At Third traffic light, (Pleasant Ave. being the second), turn Left onto Palisade Ave. (There is a Mobil gas station on right and a Dunkin’ Donuts on the Left at this intersection.)

On Palisade Ave., continue straight through six stoplights.

Turn Right onto 19th St. (just after the sixth light).

Pass straight through one stoplight crossing New York Avenue.

Pass straight through one stop sign crossing Bergenline Avenue.

At the next stop sign, turn Right onto West Street.

Turn Right onto 20th Street. (Also known as Monastery Place, there is a large cathedral on left.)

On the Left side of the street (after the big brick building on the corner) look for a tall iron gate with a Purple and Yellow #514 at the top. Parking is readily available on 20th St. and on West St. Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.

Driving from Midtown using the Lincoln Tunnel:

By Car: (10 minutes from Mid-Town)

Upon exiting Lincoln Tunnel, take the VERY FIRST Exit on Right, following signs to Hoboken.

Turn RIGHT at 2nd stoplight.
(There is a gas station at far left of the intersection).

At the flashing red light (and stop sign), turn RIGHT and continue up hill.

At the Third traffic light (Pleasant Ave. being the second), turn LEFT onto Palisade Ave. (There is a Luk Oil gas station on right at this intersection).

Take Palisade Ave. for six stoplights.

Turn RIGHT onto 19th St. (just after the sixth light).

Stay on 19th for 3 blocks until you reach West St.

Turn RIGHT onto West St.

Turn RIGHT onto 20th St.
(Also known as Monastery Place, there is a large cathedral on left.)

On the Left side of the street (after the big brick building on the corner) look for a tall iron gate with a Purple and Yellow #514 at the top. Parking is readily available on 20th St. and on West St.Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.

Driving from Manhattan using the Holland Tunnel:

Start out going WEST on HOLLAND TUNNEL toward PROVOST ST.

Turn RIGHT onto MARIN BLVD.

MARIN BLVD becomes HENDERSON ST.

Turn LEFT onto NEWARK ST/ NEWARK AVE/ CR-636.

Turn RIGHT onto JACKSON ST.

Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto PATERSON AVE.

PATERSON AVE becomes PATERSON PLANK RD/ CR-681.

Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S WING VIAD.

S WING VIAD becomes MANHATTAN AVE.

Turn LEFT onto 18TH ST.

Turn RIGHT onto PALISADE AVE/ CR-685.

Turn LEFT onto 19TH ST.

Turn RIGHT onto WEST ST.

Turn RIGHT onto MONASTERY PL/ 20TH ST.

End at 514 Monastery Pl Union City, NJ 07087-3389

On the Left side of the street (after the big brick building on the corner) look for a tall iron gate with a Purple and Yellow #514 at the top. Parking is readily available on 20th St. and on West St. Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.

Driving from Rt. 3 East:

From Route 3 East. (Exit 16E from I-95, NJ Turnpike)

Follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel/495

Get off at Kennedy Blvd. Exit

Get in Right lane of exit ramp and turn Right at stop light onto Kennedy Blvd. (there is a Toys R’ Us on your right)

Follow Kennedy Blvd. To 18th St.

Turn Left on 18th St.

Continue to the very end of 18th St. and Turn Left onto West. St.

Turn Right on 20th St. (also known as Monastery Place). There is a big cathedral on left.

On the Left side of the street (after the big brick building on the corner) look for a tall iron gate with a Purple and Yellow #514 at the top. Parking is readily available on 20th st. and on West st. Go through the gate, walk down the alley with the large wooden gate at the end and the large beige frame building in the back (you will see our Air Conditioning units at the end of the alley and a sign with a big red arrow). Ring the bell to the left of the gray metal door.