Covert Optical is located on Covert Avenue at the border between Floral Park and Stewart Manor. It is a small commercial strip about 5 blocks long, just north of Sewanhaka High School. The commercial district is bounded by Tulip Avenue and Stewart Avenue.

From Southern Queens & Brooklyn:

Belt Parkway east.

Stay left at the Southern State Parkway split

Take Corona Ave. Exit

Left at light

Go over Southern State Pkwy

Left at light

Right at second light (Meecham Ave.)

Continue for about 3 miles. Meecham Ave. changes to Covert Ave. at Hempstead Tpke. Continue past Covert Ave. School on left side (the first school). We are about 4 blocks past Sewanhaka High School (the second school), on the left side. We are directly across from Golden Tan.

warning: phone GPS tends to take people to South Covert Ave. which is a residential area in Elmont. We are between Tulip Ave. and Stewart Ave.

 

From Cross Island Parkway (Hempstead Tpke):

Take Hempstead Turnpike Exit East

Go past the Home Depot (about 1 1/2 miles)

Turn left at Covert Ave. (about 1/4 mile past Home Depot - landmark King Umberto will be on right side)

Continue past Covert Ave. School on left side (the first school). We are about 4 blocks past Sewanhaka High School (the second school), on the left side. We are directly across from Golden Tan.

warning: phone GPS tends to take people to South Covert Ave. which is a residential area in Elmont. We are between Tulip Ave. and Stewart Ave.

 

From Cross Island Parkway (Jericho Tpke):

Take Jericho Tpke exit heading East

About 1/4 mile, just past Staples and U-Haul on left, and Floral Park Motel on right, bear right onto Tulip Ave.

Continue straight! Under train trestle, through town, past Church (if you don't see it, don't worry) about 3/4 mile.

At Sewanhaka High School, turn left onto Covert Ave.

4 blocks, on the left side, opposite Golden Tan.

 

By Long Island Rail Road:

Hempstead Branch to Stewart Manor train station.

Walk west about 5 blocks to Covert Avenue.

On West side of Covert Ave., just opposite Golden Tan

Covert Ave Detour

Covert Avenue is temporarily closed and detoured because of construction of the third track on the Long Island Rail Road main line. It is expected that the closure will continue until late September 2019.

Those coming from Jericho Turnpike should use the Tulip Ave. route, or Plainfield Ave. or New Hyde Park Road.

From Plainfield Ave: South from Jericho Tpke just past 2nd train trestle turn left onto Magnolia Ave. Continue straight as it changes to Cisney Ave. continue to Covert Ave. and turn right. 2 blocks on left.

From New Hyde Park Road: South From Jericho Tpke. over RR tracks about 1/4 mile turn right onto Stewart Ave. Continue to end of Stewart Ave. (about 1/4 mile). Turn left onto Covert Ave. Third block on right side, across from Golden Tan.