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Getting There

Eliot Center covers a city block and is conveniently located in downtown Portland near access points to Route 26, I-405 and I-5, public transit stops and multiple parking options. Host your out- of-town guests, at any of the nearby downtown hotels and easily commute on public transportation.

Map of the Block 
 Venues_Map.pdf


Directions:

From I-5 headed North - Take the "City Center" exit (I-405); then take the Salmon Street exit and turn right on Salmon Street; The entrance comes up quick between 12th and 13th.

From I-5 headed South - Take I-405 exit; Take "Couch (Burnside) Street" exit; Turn left on Burnside; Turn right on 11th Ave.; Salmon is between Taylor and Main.  Be careful with the one-way streets.

From Sunset Highway (Hwy 26) driving East toward Portland - Use center lane through tunnel; Take "downtown" exit; Turn left on 12th Ave.; Church is on your left between Main and Salmon.

From I-84 headed West toward Portland - Take left fork at end of I-84; Take "City Center" exit over Morrison Bridge; Cross river and continue through downtown (you're on Washington St.); Turn left on 11th Ave.; Continue south on 11th Ave; Salmon is between Taylor and Main.  Be careful with the one-way streets.

From Oregon 99 headed North - Stay on 99, which turns into Grand Avenue in Portland, until you reach the Hawthorne Bridge (it will be on your left). Get onto the Hawthorne Bridge and cross the river. This will deposit you on Jefferson St. Stay on Jefferson until you reach 12th Ave. Turn right, follow 12th to church on Salmon.

By Tri-Met bus - Make sure that you get on a city bus that will go to the bus mall in downtown Portland. At the downtown bus mall, get off at either Salmon St. or Main St. (dependant on the bus). Turn west to 12th. Visit Tri-met for schedules

By Tri-Met MAX - Whether going east or west on the MAX, you will want to get off at the Galleria/SW 10th Ave. stop. If you've just gotten off the westbound MAX, you will find yourself at the corner of SW 10th & Morrison. If you've just gotten off the eastbound MAX, you will find yourself at the corner of SW 10th & Yamhill. Walk west two blocks to 12th Ave. Turn left, and walk south down 12th until you reach Salmon Street.  Visit Tri-met for more information and schedules

By Portland Streetcar - If you are coming from the Portland State end, you will need to disembark at the stop at SW 10th & Jefferson. Walk one block north to Main Street, turn left, and walk two blocks west to 12th Ave. If you are coming from the NW 23rd end, you will need to disembark at the stop at SW 11th & Jefferson.  Walk one block north to Main Street, turn left, and walk one block west to 12th Ave. You will see the church ahead.  Visit Tri-met for more info.

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Neighborhood Parking Lot Information:

alt Parking Lot Map

Please read carefully; information is subject to change. 

Sunday Parking

  • U-Park: SW 12th between Main and Salmon: No charge Sundays, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • City Center: SW 11th and Main: No charge Sundays, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Lawyer’s Lot: SW Main between 12th and 13th: No charge Sundays, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. This lot is never available weekday evenings.

Monday–Thursday Evenings

  • U-Park: SW 12th and Main: No charge 5:30–10:30 p.m. with a Parking Permit.

Permits are $30 per each half church year (Sept.–Jan. and Feb.–Jun.) and may be obtained from the church office weekdays, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Questions? 503-228-6389, ext. 23. Please be respectful of these parking arrangements, or we risk losing them.

NOTE: Sunday street parking meters are now in operation from 1–7 p.m.