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Directions to Carl Becker House 

647 Stewart Avenue, Ithaca NY 14853

Assistance
House Office 607-255-8495
Graduate Resident Fellow on duty 607-327-1693

A. Within Cornell
Carl Becker House is located on West Avenue at the base of Libe Slope. Looking down the slope, it is to the right (north), next to Alice Cook House.   On-street parking is available at the north end of West Avenue. After parking, walk south to flag pole, turn right through arch and down steps. Carl Becker House is to your right. Follow signs. 

Alternatively, off-street parking is available in a parking lot on Mary Ann Wood Drive, which is off Campus Road between the Noyes Community Recreation Center and Stewart Avenue. Walk north to the end of the parking area and up a rather steep flight of steps that flank one of the Keeton House buildings. The top of the steps face Hans Bethe House. Turn left around the island of trees and plants and pass Bethe House, then Rose House. Becker House is the next building.  Enter to the left in the archway.

B. Directions from Buffalo/Rochester (off New York Thruway)
89 S to Ithaca Up the hill on Buffalo Street (going east) Left on Stewart Avenue at flashing yellow Cross bridge over Cascadilla Gorge Right at fork on to Campus Road (towards Cornell) First left on Mary Wood Drive Park anywhere in parking lot. The top of the steps face Hans Bethe House. Turn left around the island of trees and plants and pass Bethe House, then Rose House. Becker House is the next building.  Enter to the left in the archway.

C. Directions from New York City
79E to Ithaca 79E becomes State Street in town Right on Stewart Avenue Cross bridge over Cascadilla Gorge Right at fork on to Campus Road (towards Cornell) First left on Mary Wood Drive Park anywhere in parking lot. Walk up flight of steps at north end of parking lot (the end away from the road).  The top of the steps face Hans Bethe House. Turn left around the island of trees and plants and pass Bethe House, then Rose House. Becker House is the next building.  Enter to the left in the archway.

D. Directions from Syracuse
81S to 281S (exit 12) 281S to 13S 13S to Ithaca (Meadow Street in town) Left on Buffalo Street (going east, up hill) Left on Stewart Avenue at flashing yellow Cross bridge over Cascadilla Gorge Right at fork on to Campus Road (towards Cornell) First left on Mary Wood Drive Park anywhere in parking lot. Walk up flight of steps at north end of parking lot (the end away from the road). The top of the steps face Hans Bethe House. Turn left around the island of trees and plants and pass Bethe House, then Rose House. Becker House is the next building.  Enter to the left in the archway.