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Grand Challenges Living Learning Community
353 Ferst Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0285

Howell Residence Hall
640 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30332

Cloudman Residence Hall
661 Techwood Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30332

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Directions

From I75/85 South

  1. Take Exit #249D (North Avenue).
  2. At the top of the exit ramp, turn right onto North Ave.
  3. Continue on North Ave. approximately 1.5 blocks through the traffic light at Techwood Drive.
  4. On the left you will come to a large parking lot called Visitor 1 Lot. Simply pull to the Visitor 1 gate (on the left once inside the lot) and take a ticket.

*Please Note: Parking is at your own expense and typically costs $1.50 per hour.

From I-75/85 North

  1. Take Exit #249D (Spring Street, West Peachtree Street).
  2. At the top of the exit ramp, go through the first intersection (Spring Street).
  3. At the next intersection (West Peachtree), turn left.
  4. Continue on West Peachtree for approximately one block and turn left onto North Avenue.
  5. Cross over the interstate and Techwood Drive.
  6. On the left you will come to a large parking lot called Visitor 1 Lot. Simply pull to the gate (on the left once inside the lot) and take a ticket.

*Please Note: Parking is at your own expense and typically costs $1.50 per hour.

Parking Visitor Area 1

Parking for our information sessions will be in the Visitor Area 1 parking lot on North Avenue. For ease and safety please use the pedestrian Sky bridge to cross over North Avenue from the top level in visitor parking area.

  1. From the top of the parking deck, proceed across the pedestrian bridge to safely cross North Avenue.
  2. Once you have crossed the bridge take the stairs down to street level, North Avenue.
  3. Walk east on North Avenue two blocks to the I75/I85 off ramp and turn left, following the sidewalk past Howell Residence Hall.
  4. Enter the driveway on your left and the entrance to Brittain Rec is under the blue awning.
A Map describing how to go from the parking lot to Brittain Rec

MARTA

Trains take you from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport baggage claim to the North Avenue Station. It is a 20-minute ride.

  1. Walk three blocks west on North Avenue to campus.
  2. Cross the bridge over the interstate and take the sidewalk right as if you are walking down the interstate off ramp.
  3. Walk past Howell Residence Hall and enter the driveway on your left. The entrance to Brittain Rec is under the blue awning.

Fare Cost: $2.50 one way. More information at MARTA's Fare Programs webpage.