How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from downtown Manhattan, take Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive north through the underpass at Carl Schurz Park to the 96th street exit, then exit onto 96th street and proceed west for 0.5 km (0.3 miles) to 1st Ave, then turn left onto 1st Ave and proceed east for 0.69 km (0.43 Miles) to 91st Ave, then turn left onto 91st Ave and proceed East 0.5 km (0.3 Miles) to East End Street, then turn left onto East End Street and proceed north for approximately 183 m (600 ft) to the entrance of Bureau of Waste Disposal, New York City Sanitation Deptartment, 90th Marine Transfer Station front gate. The bench marks are located along York Avenue between East 88th and East 96th Streets. The tide gage is located on the SW corner of the Pier. The enclosure and protective well are located on the south face of the same pier.