Directions to the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Sciences

If you are DRIVING:

From Maryland - Traveling West

Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295) to New York Avenue (R-50). Take New York Avenue to Florida Avenue and turn right. Take Florida Avenue to Georgia Avenue and turn right. Take Georgia Avenue to Howard Place (approximately four blocks) and turn right. You are now on the campus of Howard University. At the first four crossing (Howard Place & 6th St.) make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

From Maryland - Traveling South

Take I-95 to I-495 (Silver Spring). Take I-495 to Georgia Avenue (Silver Spring). Take Georgia Avenue to Howard Place (approximately seven miles). Turn left. You are now on the campus of Howard University. At the first four crossing (Howard Place & 6th St.) make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

From Maryland - Traveling North

Following I-295 North across the 11th Street Bridge. Go through tunnel (I-395 North) to the 3rd Street Tunnel. Take the 3rd Street Tunnel to Massachusetts Avenue exit. (You will actually be on New Jersey Avenue not Massachusetts Avenue.) Take New Jersey Avenue to Florida Avenue and turn left. Take Florida Avenue to Georgia Avenue (approximately three blocks) and turn right. Take Georgia Avenue to Howard Place (approximately four blocks) and turn right. You are now on the campus of Howard University. At the first four crossing (Howard Place & 6th St.) make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

From Virginia - Traveling East

Follow Shirley Highway (I-395) East through the 3rd Street Tunnel (I-395 North) to the Massachusetts Avenue exit. (You will actually be on New Jersey Avenue not Massachusetts Avenue.) Take New Jersey Avenue to Florida Avenue and turn left. Take Florida Avenue to Georgia Avenue (approximately three blocks) and turn right. Take Georgia Avenue to Howard Place (approximately four blocks) and turn right. You are now on the Campus of Howard University. At the first four crossing (Howard Place & 6th St.) make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

OR

Take I-66 East across the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge to Constitution Avenue. Take Constitution Avenue (23rd Street is at the end of the bridge) to 7th Street and turn left. (At Florida Avenue, 7th Street becomes Georgia Avenue.). Take Georgia Avenue to Howard Place (approximately four blocks) and turn right. You are now on the campus of Howard University. At the first four crossing (Howard Place & 6th St.) make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

From Virginia - Traveling North

Take I-95 to I-395 to the 12th Street exit. Turn right onto Constitution Avenue. Follow Constitution Avenue to 7th Street and turn left. Follow 7th Street (at Florida Avenue, 7th street becomes Georgia Avenue) to Howard Place (approximately four blocks from Florida Avenue) and turn right. You are now on the campus of Howard University. At the first four crossing (Howard Place & 6th St.) make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

If you are FLYING:

Options From Dulles Airport

  1. Take airport but into Washington, DC and take cab to campus.
  2. If you are renting a car - Get on the Dulles Airport Road traveling north. Exit at I-495/I-95 to Washington/Baltimore. From I-95, follow instructions overleaf from Virginia, traveling North to Washington, DC.

Options From Reagan National Airport

  1. Take a cab to campus.
  2. Take subway to Metro Center using the Blue Line and take a cab from downtown to the campus.
  3. Take subway using the Blue or Yellow Line to L'Enfant Plaza, change to the Green Line going to "U" Street/Cardozo and get off at the Shaw/Howard University stop. When you exit the subway station, travel north on Georgia Avenue for four blocks. Turn Right on to Howard Place then make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.
  4. If you are renting a car, follow signs from the airport to Washington. This will bring you in on the 14th Street Bridge. Follow 14th Street to "U" Street and turn right on to "U" Street. Make a left turn on to 9th Street and then right on to "V" Street. At the junction of "V" Street and Georgia Avenue, turn left. Follow Georgia Avenue going north to Howard Place. Turn right on to Howard Place then make the first right turn. L.K. Downing Hall is the second building on the right.

Options From BWI Airport

  1. Take a cab to campus.
  2. If you are renting a car, follow the instructions overleaf from Maryland - Traveling West.

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Carl Elefante, FAIA, president of the American Institute of Architects delivered a powerful talk on “Architecture’s Relevance Revolution” on Monday, October 15 in our Innovation Space. Elefante is Principal and Director of Sustainability for Quinn Evans Architects, which has offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as design principal for a broad spectrum of projects including architecture, historic preservation, and community revitalization. Read More >>

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Thu, October, 4 2018

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