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The Foundation is located at 1200 U Street, NW, in the True Reformer Building, the five-story building on the southwest corner of 12th and U Streets. 

Traveling by Metrorail

The Foundation is located near the U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metrorail Station, on the Green and Yellow lines.   Use the 13th Street exit and walk a half block east from the escalator to the entrance of 1200 U Street, NW.

Transfer points for the Green/Yellow lines from the Red Line are Fort Totten and Gallery Place Stations.   

The transfer point for the Green/Yellow lines from the Blue/Orange lines is L'Enfant Plaza Station.

D.C. Rail Map

Traveling by Car

Directions from I-95 in Maryland (North of Washington, D.C.)

  1.  Drive south on I-95.
  2. I-95 divides as it approaches I-495 (the Capital Beltway).
  3. Stay in the left lanes to merge with I-495 toward Washington and Richmond (exit 27).
  4. From I-95/I-495, take the Baltimore Washington Parkway South (Exit 22B).
  5. Go about 3 miles.
  6. From the Parkway, take the right exit onto US-50 West/New York Avenue toward Washington.
  7. Go about 4 miles.
  8. From New York Avenue, turn right onto Florida Avenue, NW.
  9. Florida Avenue becomes U Street where it crosses 9th Street, NW.
  10. Continue on U Street, NW, for about 3 blocks to 1200 U Street, NW.  Metered parking is available on the street.    

Directions from I-95 in Virginia (South of Washington, D.C.)

  1. Drive north on I-95.
  2. Stay to the left approaching Springfield. (Do not take the right lanes to I-95N / I-495.)
  3. The left lanes of I-95 become I-395.
  4. Stay to the left crossing the Potomac River.
  5. Take the left exit onto US-1 North.
  6. US-1 North becomes 14th Street, NW.
  7. Stay on 14th Street as you go around Thomas Circle.
  8. Continue north on 14th Street.  At U Street, NW, turn right and continue for 2 blocks to 1200 U Street, NW.  Metered parking is available on the street.

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