Non-residents are not permitted inside Edgemoor.
Due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, individuals who are not part of the residential Cornell community in Ithaca are not permitted to enter Edgemoor, except with prior authorization by ISWZA Fraternity, Inc. This includes parents and family members, alumni, and friends from outside of school. We look forward to the day when we can welcome you again. Cornell University officially discourages and significantly restricts visits to campusr. Please visit the Cornell COVID-19 and Reactivation Planning page for updates and resources.
The Lambda Chi house, Edgemoor, is situated on Cascadilla Gorge just below the law school. We are the closest fraternity house to Collegetown. The street address is
Lambda Chi Alpha, 125 Edgemoor Lane, Ithaca, NY 14850-3977
When to Visit
Access to the house is limited to members and their invited guests. We strongly recommend contacting the undergraduates prior to any visit, to ensure someone is available to greet you. For the major alumni weekends, please see the pages for Reunion Weekend and Homecoming.
The house is occupied from August 1 to June 15; check the Cornell Academic Calendar for break and exam periods. During the summer it is rented to a third party and is strictly off-limits to visitors. In the wintertime, be sure to check the weather forecast and Campus Alerts as well.
Driving Directions and Parking
The Visiting Cornell page provides general links to maps, directions, and parking information at Cornell.
The house parking lot is full, and the drive must be kept clear for deliveries and in case of emergency— no guest parking is available at the house. On evenings and weekends, parking is permitted in the university lots across the street and up the street. Very limited metered street parking is available on Edgemoor Lane, South Avenue, and Stewart Avenue. The nearest public garage is the Dryden Road Garage in Collegetown.
Transit and Walking Directions
From Collegetown/Schwartz CPA
Cross the College Avenue bridge north towards campus. Turn left onto the unmarked footpath between the gorge and the Law Library, and proceed downhill past Hughes Dining. The parking lot at the bottom of the stairs exits onto Edgemoor Lane.
From Baker Flagpole
Walk south past the Noyes fitness center. Cross Campus Road and take the footpath on the other side south toward the Center for Jewish Living. You will pass DU and then Deke on your left, and the Center for Jewish Living on your right. Continue straight ahead past 104 West, and our house should be visible ahead where West Ave. Ext. terminates into Edgemoor Lane.