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Parking

The following parking structures are the nearest parking options to the Rackham building.

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1 - Palmer Parking Structure

At the corner of Palmer Drive and Washtenaw. UM structure that accommodates general public parking.

2 - Liberty Square Parking Structure (Tally Hall)

510 East Washington Street, on East Washington Street between South Division and South State Streets. Public parking open week days and weekends.

3 - Maynard Parking Structure

324 Maynard Street, on Maynard between East Liberty and East William. Public parking open week days and weekends.

4 - Thayer Parking Structure

In the 300 block of Thayer between North University and Washington Streets. UM structure only open for public parking on the weekends, and week days after 6:00pm.

5 - Fletcher Parking Structure

In the 200 block of Fletcher between North University and Washington Streets. UM structure open to general public parking after 6:00pm.

For a complete list of parking options in the downtown Ann Arbor area please visit
http://www.a2dda.org/parking__transportation/parking_options/#parkingstructures

Driving Directions

For a location map please visit
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=915+E.+Washington+St.+Ann+Arbor+MI+48109-1070&sll=42.279643,-83.737117&sspn=0.006366,0.009946&ie=UTF8&ll=42.280357,-83.738083&spn=0.006366,0.009946&z=17&iwloc=addr&om=1

Via I-94 (Ford Freeway)

From Detroit (heading West)

Take State Street Exit 177. Turn right (north). Continue on State Street approximately 2 miles to the main campus area. Take a right on Washington Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

From Chicago (heading East)

Take State Street Exit 177. Turn left (north). Continue on State Street approximately 2 miles to the main campus area. Take a right on Washington Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

Via US-23

From Ohio (heading North)

Take Washtenaw-Ann Arbor Exit 37B and turn right (west) onto Washtenaw. At the fork in the road where Stadium Blvd and Washtenaw split (approximately 2-3 miles), stay to the right on Washtenaw following the Hospital signs. Take a left at Hill Street (you'll see "The Rock"). Continue down Hill Street (campus buildings will be on your right). Take a right on State Street. Go five blocks. Take a right on Washington Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

From Northern MI (heading South)

Take US-23 South to M-14 West. Follow the M-14 West signs closely. At the fork, stay to the left following the "Ann Arbor" signs. Take the second exit after the fork, Exit #3, called "Downtown Ann Arbor" exit which will become Main Street. Follow Main Street to Washington Street. Turn left on Washington Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

Via I-696 (W.P. Ruether Freeway)

From Northwest Suburbs

Take I-696 to I-275 South to M-14 West. Follow M-14 West signs closely. At the fork, stay to the left following the "Ann Arbor" signs. Take the second (2nd) exit after the fork, Exit #3, called "Downtown Ann Arbor"; this will place you on Main Street. Follow Main Street to Washington Street. Turn left on Washington Street. Follow through the intersection of State Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

Via I-96 (also called the Jeffries Freeway)

From Parts of Detroit, Redford, M-14, Plymouth and Canton

Take I-96 to M-14 West. Follow M-14 West signs closely. At the fork, stay to the left following the "Ann Arbor" signs. Take the second exit after the fork, Exit #3, which is marked "Downtown Ann Arbor"; this will become Main Street. Follow Main Street to Washington Street. Turn left on Washington Street. Follow through the intersection of State Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

From Lansing

Take I-96 to US-23 South. Drive on US-23 South to M-14 West (Downtown Ann Arbor) Exit. Take Exit and drive about a mile to Exit 3, also marked Downtown. Take exit ramp, which turns into Main Street. Follow Main Street to Washington Street. Turn left on Washington Street. Follow through the intersection of State Street. Rackham is located on the left between Thayer and Fletcher streets.

For more information please visit:
Campus Information Center Maps & Directions
Campus Information Center Building Search

Air Travel

Detroit International Airport (DTW) is the airport nearest Ann Arbor. Travel time from DTW to Ann Arbor is approximately 25 minutes.

Air Transportation

There are multiple taxi, limo and shuttle services to take you to and from the airport including:

Ann Arbor Airport Shuttle Express: 734-394-1665
Ann Arbor Taxi Airport Service: 734-320-9007
Blue Cab Company: 734-547-2222
Commuter Express: 313-299-2299
Crown Airport Shuttle Service: 734-239-2222
Curtisscars Inc.: 734-973-0002
Executive Express Transportation: 734-320-9457
Metro Connection Limousine: 734-347-4007
Metroride: 800-320-1683
Royal Limousine, 866-697-6925
Yellow Cab/Select Ride: 734-663-3355

Accommodations Information

  • Campus Inn is within walking distance to the event.
  • Bell Tower is within walking distance to the event.
  • Holiday Inn North is a 5-minute drive from campus, but offers a free custom shuttle for guests.

For a complete list of hotels in the area please visit
http://www.visitannarbor.org/index.php/place_to_stay/

Food

For a complete list of restaurants in the Ann Arbor area please visit
http://annarbor.org/visitors_guide/dining2.asp.