Parking & Directions

Our Address
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Parking is available in the LOOP Butler Park open-air parking lot on the corner of 1st Avenue and 6th Street (entrances on both 1st Avenue and 6th Street) directly behind The Cowles Center. Pay by cash or credit card at the exit.

Additional Garages & Lots
City Center Ramp
Embassy Suites
Fifty South Sixth Street
Mayo Clinic Square
Municipal Parking Ramps (Ramp A, Ramp B, Ramp C, & Hawthorne Ramp)

Additional lots and metered street parking are available throughout the neighborhood.

Bus Transit
The Cowles Center is located on a rapid bus route with many lines running near its front door. Please visit MetroTransit’s interactive transit map for more information.

Light Rail Transit

The MetroTransit light rail station nearest The Cowles Center is the Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue Station. Take either the METRO Blue or METRO Green lines, and then proceed one half-block southwest on Hennepin Avenue. The Cowles Center is located on the corner of Hennepin Avenue and 6th Street. For more information, visit

Bicycle Transit
The Cowles Center is bordered by a dedicated bike lane (6th Street) and a Bicycle-Friendly Road (Hennepin Ave). Bike Racks are available on the Hennepin Avenue sidewalk.