Directions & Parking

Parking

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From the front door of The Ark at 316 S. Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan, the closest parking areas are:

  • S. Ashley Lot, 309 S. Ashley, located behind The Ark building.
    To get to the lot behind The Ark, from southbound Main at The Ark, go right onto William and right onto Ashley; from northbound Main go left at Liberty, left at First Street, left onto William, then left onto Ashley.
  • Fourth and William Structure (Republic Parking), 111 E. William, located around the corner from The Ark.
    To find the structure at the corner of Fourth and William (just east of Main), from southbound Main at The Ark go left at William; from northbound Main, go right on Liberty and right on Fourth Avenue.
  • Parking at street meters, if you can find one, is free after 6 pm and on Sundays.

Parking at downtown businesses, even those that are closed, runs the risk of leaving the show and finding that your car has been towed.
 

Driving

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For the verbally oriented, here are directions to The Ark:

From I-94

  • Take the Ann Arbor-Saline Road exit (Exit 175).
  • Go north on Ann Arbor-Saline Road, and continue north where it becomes Main (do NOT turn right onto S. Main at Busch’s supermarket).
  • Follow Main into downtown Ann Arbor.
  • The Ark is located at 316 S. Main, between William and Liberty on the west side of the street.

From US-23/M-14

  • From points north, on US-23 southbound, take M-14 westbound at the US-23 split.
  • From M-14 westbound/US-23 northbound, take left exit onto M-14 westbound.
  • Take business US-23 (Exit 3), which runs into Main Street southbound.
  • Follow Main Street into downtown Ann Arbor.
  • The Ark is located at 316 S. Main, between Liberty and William on the west side of the street.
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  • From the south, take US-23 north to exit 37-B, Washtenaw, towards Ann Arbor.
  • Head west on Washtenaw, towards downtown.
  • Follow Washtenaw (stick to the right as the road splits) until it turns into Huron.
  • Take Huron to First street.
  • Take a left on First, go down to William, take a left on William.
  • Two blocks east is Main Street.
  • The Ark is located at 316 S. Main, between Liberty and William on the west side of the street.