GWU Lisner Auditorium
730 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC 20052
Location and Parking
Located on the campus of The George Washington University at 21st and H Streets, NW, Lisner is just three blocks from the Foggy Bottom/GWU metro station on the blue and orange lines.
Parking is available at the Academic Center Garage, located on the south side of Eye Street between 21st and 22nd.This garage is open 24-hours-a-day. The garage accepts cash, Visa, and Mastercard. For current daily and evening rates, see the GW Parking Services website.
DIRECTIONS – METRO
The closest metro stop to GW’s Lisner Auditorium is the Foggy Bottom/GWU metro station on the Orange and Blue lines.
There is only one exit out of the station.The escalators will bring you to the intersection of 23rd and I (Eye) Streets. The auditorium is located three blocks from the station. Walk straight along I Street for two blocks to 21st Street. Turn right and walk one block to H Street.
DIRECTIONS – CAR
Coming from Maryland
From the East: (Route 50, New York Ave., I (Eye) Street) Route 50 West continues into the District of Columbia as New York Ave. NewYork Avenue will continue. Next look for I (Eye) Street, and bear off NewYork Ave. to Eye Street. Continue on I Street until you meet 21st Street and Pennsylvania. Turn left on 21st and continue to H Street. Lisner Auditorium is on your right at the corner of 21st and H Streets.
From the North: [Beltway, Gaithersburg, Fredrick, PA], (Routes 95, 495, 355,Wisconsin and Massachusetts Aves.) Take Route 95 to Route 495 (toward Silver Spring), continue until 355 South.This will become Wisconsin Ave, in the District of Columbia. Proceed on Wisconsin, turning left toward Massachusetts Ave., just after Massachusetts has crossed Wisconsin. Continue on Massachusetts until 21st Street. Turn right on 21st at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and continue on 21st Street two blocks past Pennsylvannia Ave to H Street. Lisner Auditorium is located on your right at the corner of 21st and H Streets.
From the Northeast: [Baltimore, College Park, Green Belt], (B-W Parkway,Route 50, New York Ave, K Street) Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Route 295) to Route 50 West. This will turn into New York Ave., in the District. New York Avenue will come to Mount Vernon Square. Here you will turn right off Mount Vernon Square to K Street. Continue on K Street until 21st Street. Turn left on 21st and continue to H Street. Lisner Auditorium is on your right at the corner of 21st and H Streets.
Coming from Virginia
From the West: (Route 50 East, Memorial Bridge) Continue on Route 50 East and cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge. Bear left at the Lincoln Memorial turning on to 23rd Street. Continue on 23rd Street until you reach H Street. Turn right onto H Street and continue until you reach 21st Street. Lisner will be on your right at the corner of 21st Street at H Street.
From the West (Alternative): (Route 66) Continue on Route 66 crossing the Roosevelt Bridge. Take the E Street exit on the left. Take the E Street ramp and continue onto the E St. Expressway. Turn left onto 20th St. NW. Turn left onto H St. NW. Turn left onto 21st St. NW. Lisner will be on your right.
From the South: (Route 395, Memorial Bridge) Take Route 395 to Arlington Memorial Bridge. As you cross the bridge you should see the Lincoln Memorial. Bear left at the Lincoln Memorial turning on to 23rd Street. Continue on 23rd Street until you reach H Street. Turn right onto H Street and continue until you reach 21st Street. Lisner will be on your right at the corner of 21st Street at H Street.
From the Beltway: (Route 95), take the George Washington Memorial Parkway (Exit 14) in Virginia. continue on the parkway taking the exit for the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. After crossing the bridge, the first stoplight on Constitution Ave is at 23rd Street. Turn north on 23rd Street continuing until H Street. Turn right on H Street and continue on H Street until you reach 21st Street. Lisner will be on your right at the corner of 21st Street at H Street.
[Directions Via GWU Lisner's Website]