Downtown Pop-Up Center to Issue NYC IDs

A pop-up center for obtaining a free New York City ID is opening at 42 Broadway, from March 21 to March 30. The government-issued IDS are available to all city residents 14 and older.

There are dozens of benefits to an IDNYC. Among them:

• Free one-year memberships to 40 of the city’s museums, zoos, and botanical gardens, including the Bronx Zoo, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the MoMA, the Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

• 10% discount for adult tickets to all New York Theatre Ballet performances

• 10% off in-store purchases at Modell's Sporting Goods

• A 15 percent savings on an annual Citi Bike membership during your first year as a new Citi Bike member

• Complimentary first-year membership to New York Road Runners

The center's hours are Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information and to make an appointment go to