Directions to MIA
DRIVING FROM IHCC TO THE MINNEAPOLIS
INSTITUTE OF ARTS 9-07
For maps, go to
www.earthamaps.com and enter ”2400 3rd Ave. S.,
Minneapolis.” It is wise, however, to use the directions below, or at
least bring them in addition to any directions you get from the web,
or in addition to using your GPS in your car. This is because
there are one-way streets and also a freeway with no through streets under
it except at two further points. So, please print out these
BASIC DIRECTIONS FOR IHCC TO INSTITUTE:
Go north of IHCC and turn left on 80th
Take US 52 north to I-494 west to I-35W
Exit at 31st St. and turn
right (east) on 31st or Lake St.
Turn left (north) on 5th
Ave. Go past Lake 4 blocks.
Turn left (west) on 26th St.
Go 3 blocks.
Turn right (north) on 3rd
Ave. Go 1 block.
Turn left into “1st Level” of free
Walk 1 block further north to the
BASIC DIRECTIONS FOR RETURNING:
Meet in your driving groups inside
From parking ramp, turn right (south)
on 3rd Ave.
Turn quickly right (west) on 26th
St. Go 2 blocks.
Turn left (south) on Stevens Ave. Go 4
Go straight onto the I-35W south
Take I-35W south to I-494 east to US 52
Take 80th St. exit and turn
From 80th, take 2nd
right to return to IHCC.
MORE DETAILED DIRECTIONS FOR IHCC TO THE
(There are one-way streets and a freeway by the Institute, so please follow
these directions carefully.)
Go north of the main IHCC road where
most of the parking is, and turn left on 80th St.
Take a right onto US 52 north.
Follow it to I-494 and go west. Follow it to I-35W and go north.
(Alternative: After US 52 north, take I-494 west to Minn. 77 north, and then
to Minn. 62 west. Then take I-35W north.)
a. On I-35W north, watch for the
Lake St.-31st St. Exit.
b. Take it, and get to the right quickly.
c. Turn right (east) at 31st St. (or if you miss it, turn
right at the next corner, which is Lake St.).
Go four blocks to 5th Ave.
Turn left (north) onto 5th Ave.
Cross Lake St. and go four blocks past
Lake to 26th St. Turn left (west) onto 26th St.
Go 3 blocks on 26th St.
(over a bridge and past Clinton Ave.). Then turn
right (north) on 3rd Ave.
On 3rd Ave., a free parking
ramp will quickly appear on your left. Go one full block, past the “3rd
Level” and “2nd Level.” Turn left into (and first try) the “1st
Level” of this free parking ramp. Park.
Walk to the Institute of Arts a short
block away by continuing further north on 3rd Ave.,
between the street and a long white building, which is the Children’s
Theatre Company. We’ll meet just inside.
MORE DETAILED DIRECTIONS FOR RETURNING:
Meet in your driving groups INSIDE
the Institute, and walk together to your car so no one is lost.
From the free parking structure, exit
to the street, 3rd Ave., and
turn right (south) onto 3rd Ave.
Go one block to 26th St.
Turn right (west) onto 26th St.
Go two blocks to Stevens Ave. Turn
left (south) onto Stevens Ave.
Go four blocks south, and just past 31st
St., to the I-35W south entrance. Go onto the entrance.
Take I-35W south to I-494
east to US 52 south to the 80th St. Exit. (Alternative: From I-35W south, take Minn. 62
east and then Min. 77 south. Then take I-494 east and US 52 south.)
Take the 80th St. exit and
turn left (east).
From 80th, take 2nd
right to return to IHCC. Most of the parking lots will be on your
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