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Visiting the IOG? Find out about:

ACCESS

PARKING INFORMATION

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

MAPPING LINKS

TRANSPORTATION LINKS

The Institute of Gerontology is located:

87 East Ferry Street, at the corner of John R
1 block north of the Detroit Institute of Arts and 1 block east of Woodward Avenue
The reception desk is on the 1st floor.

ACCESS

The building elevator can be accessed at ground level, from the parking lot.
Enter through the brown double doors. The elevator is at the end of the hallway on your right.
You can also enter the building from Ferry Street.

Parking Information

The parking lot requires a WSU pass card or cash payment to enter. If the person you are visiting at the IOG does not provide you with a parking pass, there is a $6.50 charge at the gate. Only quarters and dollar bills are accepted.

There are several 15-minute parking spots that are free of charge. You can also find non-metered parking on John R. and on Ferry Street. Be sure to read the signs.

Driving Directions

From Eastbound I-94
Exit at Woodward/John R.
Turn right on John R (one way).
The parking lot is the first driveway on the right after Palmer St. (between the Knapp and Skillman buildings).

From Westbound I-94
Exit at Woodward /Brush St. (the first exit after I-75).
Turn left on John R (BP gas station on the corner).
Cross I-94, the service drive, and Palmer St. (You will see the back of the Knapp Building.)
The parking lot is the first driveway on the right after Palmer St. (between the Knapp and Skillman buildings).

From The Lodge(M-10)
Take the Lodge (M-10) to I-94 East.
Exit at the Woodward/John R. exit.
Turn right on John R (one way).
The parking lot is the first driveway on the right after Palmer St. (between the Knapp and Skillman buildings).

From I-75
Exit I-75 at Warren Ave.
Turn on Warren Ave. (going East: right from the North, left from the South).
Turn right (North) on Woodward Ave.
Turn right on Palmer St.
Turn right on John R (one way).
The parking lot is the first driveway on the right after Palmer St. (between the Knapp and Skillman buildings).

From I-96
Take I-96 to I-94 East.
Follow directions for Eastbound I-94.

MAPPING LINKS

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TRANSPORTATION LINKS

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