As of September 2015, Beacon occupies a seven-story building located at 522 West 44th Street, between 10th and 11th avenues. The building, previously used as a book warehouse by the New York Public Library was sold to the School Construction Authority for $45 million in August, 2011. Construction began in August, 2012, with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by high-ranking city officials including City Council Speaker, Christine Quinn, Department of Education Chancellor, Dennis Walcott, and Mayor, Michael Bloomberg. The building, built by Skanska USA for $88 million, houses a full-sized cafeteria, black-box theater, dance studio, auditorium, film lab, and library, with writing labs, art studios, and study spaces throughout the building.
Beacon is located at W. 44th St between 10th and 11th Avenues.
Our address is 522 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036.
The school is easily accessible via Port Authority and Times Square.