Public Transportation

T.R. was the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane.
Theodore Roosevelt was interested in new types of transportation. He was the first U.S. President to fly in an airplane and the first to dive in a submarine. In this photo, taken on October 11, 1910, Theodore takes off from Aviation Field in St. Louis, Missouri. The pilot is Arch Hoxsey.

There are a variety of subway and bus lines near Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, 28 East 20th Street, Manhattan.

* Take the 4 or 5 (green), Q or N (yellow), or L (gray) subway to Union Square/East 14th Street.

* Take the 6 (green) subway to East 23rd Street at Park Avenue South.

* Take the R (yellow) subway to East 23rd Street at Broadway.

* Take the M-1 bus along Park Avenue South to East 23rd Street.

* Take the M-5 bus along Fifth Avenue to East 23rd Street.

* Take the M-2 or M-3 bus, running on both Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue South, to East 23rd Street.

* Take the M-23 crosstown bus along East 23rd Street to Broadway or Park Avenue South.

After taking public transportation, walk to East 20th Street. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace is between Park Avenue South and Broadway.

For schedules and maps regarding public transportation in New York City, please visit the website for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York.

Last updated: January 29, 2015

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