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Directions and Parking

The W.I. Dykes Library is located on the 4th and 5th floors of the historic One Main Building at the heart of the University of Houston-Downtown campus.The main library entrance is located on 4th Floor North, which is easy to reach by elevator from the building entrance near the METRORail station on Main Street, or from building entrances near the Girard Street parking areas.

The library is open to UHD students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as visitors. For an introduction to library collections and services available to you, see our information pages for Current Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, or Visitors.

Library Floor Maps

Driving Directions

The University of Houston-Downtown campus is easy to reach from I-10, I-45, I-59, the Allen Parkway, or Memorial Drive. Campus entrances are located on Main Street and Travis Street at the north end of downtown. Follow these driving directions:

  • From the east on I-10, take the Downtown/San Jacinto exit and follow the access road to Main Street.

  • From the west on I-10, take the Downtown/Smith Street exit, turn left on Preston, then left on Travis Street.

  • From the north on US-59, exit to I-10 West/San Antonio and stay in the far right lane. This will be the lane for the I-10 Downtown/San Jacinto exit. Follow the access road to Main Street.

  • From the south on US-59, exit to I-10 West/San Antonio and stay in the far right lane. This will be the lane for the I-10 Downtown/San Jacinto exit. Follow the access road to Main Street.

  • From the north on I-45, take the I-10 East/Downtown/Milam Street exit and stay in the left lane. Then turn left onto Franklin, which intersects with both Travis and Main Streets. Turn left at Travis or Main.

  • From the south on I-45, exit at Houston/Memorial, turn right to reach Rusk, follow Rusk to Travis and turn left.

  • From Memorial Drive or Allen Parkway, follow either street into downtown, then turn left at Travis or Main.

Campus Parking

Public parking can be found nearby at Main and Commerce, Main and Wood, or Main and Collins. Metered parking is available beneath the Interstate 10 overpass along Girard Street at the Travis Street entrance to campus. Parking for invited guests is available at the Visitors Garage on Girard Street. For more parking information, see Parking.

 

 

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W.I. Dykes Library • University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street • Houston, Texas 77002
Information 713-221-8187 • Circulation 713-221-8186

 

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Last updated or reviewed on 4/2/10

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