How to get there?
By Subway: Take the C train to the 163rd St./Amsterdam Avenue Station. Get off the back of the train and go up the stairs on the left, and you will be in front of the CTown supermarket on St. Nicholas Avenue. The stairs to Sylvan Terrace are next to the supermaket off of St. Nicholas, just across from 161 st St. Walk up the stairs to the Terrace and down the street to Number 15. (Note: From 11pm to 6am, the A train stops at 163rd St./Amsterdam and the C train stops running).
By Taxi: Tell the driver 161 st St. and St. Nicholas Avenue. Get off on the right side in front of the C-Town Supermarket. Next to the supermarket are stairs leading up to Sylvan Terrace. Walk up the stairs and down the street to number 15.
From JFK: You can catch the A Train at the Howard Beach Subway Station at JFK. From your terminal, take the Airtrain to Howard Beach ($5, pay when exiting the Airtrain system to go into the subway station), and $2.50 subway fare on the A Train. You take the A Train all the way to 145 th St. in Harlem and switch to the local C train. Take the C Train 2 stops to 163 rd St. and follow above directions. Total time on subway is about 65 minutes.
From LGA: Take the M60 Bus from the terminal to 125th St./St. Nicholas Ave., and transfer to the C Train and follow above directions.