Directions

 

Below you will find driving directions to The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, GA 30601

The Foundry Street parking deck has 644 parking spaces with a connected walkway to The Classic Center.

Driving Directions from the West

  1. Take I-85 North to GA 316 east. Do not exit on the US 78E Business Athens-Monroe exit.
  2. Continue on GA 316 for 45 additional miles to Loop 10 Inner. (Home Depot will be within sight on the right.)
  3. Turn right onto Loop 10 Inner and travel to the Lexington Road/Oconee Street (exit 8).
  4. Take US Highway 78 West into downtown Athens.
  5. At the traffic light at Oconee, Broad, and Thomas Streets (this will be a 5 way intersection) take a sharp right onto East Broad Street.
  6. The orange and green building in the triangle will be on your right; travel 1 block; turn left on Foundry Street.
  7. The entrance to the parking deck will be on your right.

Second Option

  1. Take I-85 North to GA 316 East into Athens.
  2. As you enter Athens, GA 316 will become Epps Bridge Parkway.
  3. Follow Epps Bridge Parkway and it will veer to the right onto US 78, Atlanta Highway.
  4. Continue on US 78 East, (also named Atlanta Highway and West Broad Street) into downtown Athens.
  5. Pass the Varsity on your left at Milledge Avenue.
  6. Travel approximately 1 mile from the Varsity on Broad Street (through 7 traffic lights), at the 5 way intersection, stay in the middle lane.
  7. Continue straight on East Broad Street 1 block (the green and orange building in the triangle will be on your right).
  8. Turn left on Foundry Street.
  9. The entrance to the parking deck will be on your right.

Driving Directions from the East

  1. Take US Highway 78 West into downtown Athens.
  2. At the traffic light at Oconee, Broad, and Thomas Streets (this will be a 5 way intersection) take a sharp right onto East Broad Street.
  3. The orange and green building in the triangle will be on your right; travel 1 block; turn left on Foundry Street.
  4. The entrance to the parking deck will be on your right.

Driving Directions from the North

  1. Take US Highway 441 South into Athens.
  2. Continue straight at the intersection of US 441 and GA Loop 10.
  3. The street name will become ML King Jr. Parkway.
  4. Follow MLK Parkway. Until you get to North Avenue. Turn right onto North Avenue. Stay to the left. At the light at Thomas and Dougherty the Athens Welcome Center will be on your right. Go 1 block on Thomas, turn left onto Strong Street. Travel to Foundry Street turn right. The parking deck will be ahead on your left.

Second Option

  1. Take US Highway 129 South, as you enter Athens the name of the road will change to Jefferson Road, Prince Avenue, and then Dougherty Street.
  2. Continue straight on this road to the traffic light at Dougherty and Thomas Street (the Athens Welcome Center will be on your right).
  3. Turn right onto North Thomas Street.
  4. Travel 1 block turn left onto Strong Street.
  5. Travel to Foundry Street and turn right.
  6. The parking deck will be straight ahead on the left.

Driving Directions from the South

  1. Take US 441, US 129, GA 15 North around Watkinsville and into Athens.
  2. After the traffic light at White Oak cross 2 bridges (sign for Clarke County Line and directional sign to UGA), turn right onto GA 10/US 441 US 129/GA 15.
  3. Exit at Lexington Road/Oconee Street (exit 8), Take US Highway 78 West into downtown Athens.
  4. At the traffic light at Oconee, Broad, and Thomas Streets (this will be a 5 way intersection) take a sharp right onto East Broad Street.
  5. The orange and green building in the triangle will be on your right; travel 1 block; turn left on Foundry Street.
  6. The entrance to the parking deck will be on your right.