Directions and Parking

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Traveling to Idea Center

Use the following driving directions and parking instructions for visits to Idea Center (headquarters and broadcast home of 90.3 WCPN and WVIZ/PBS ideastream), from the greater Cleveland metropolitan area.

General driving directions to Idea Center

Idea Center MapFrom the south, take Interstate 71 North to downtown Cleveland where it becomes Interstate 90 East; follow I-90 to the E. 22nd St. exit (stay left). Take E. 22nd (north) to Euclid Avenue and then turn left (west). Idea Center is located on the north side of Euclid at the intersection of E.14 and Euclid. When leaving:  From Euclid Ave., take E.14th Street south. Follow signs to entrance ramp for Interstate 71 South.

From the south, take Interstate 77 North to downtown Cleveland, to the E. 14th Street exit and stay left. Take E. 14th (north) to Euclid Avenue. Idea Center is located on the north side of Euclid at the intersection of E.14 and Euclid. When leaving, take Euclid Avenue to E. 14th Street south; Follow signs to entrance ramp for Interstate 77 South.

From the east, take Interstate 480 West to Interstate 77 North to the E. 14th Street exit and stay left. Take E. 14th (north) to Euclid Avenue. Idea Center is located on the north side of Euclid at the intersection of E.14 and Euclid. When leaving:  From Euclid Ave., take E.14th Street south. Follow signs to entrance ramp for Interstate 77 South.

From the east, take Interstate 80 West (Ohio Turnpike) to Interstate 480 West to Interstate 77 north to the E. 14th Street exit and stay left. Take E. 14th (north) to Euclid Avenue. Idea Center is located on the north side of Euclid at the intersection of E.14 and Euclid. When leaving:  From Euclid Ave., take E.14th Street south. Follow signs to entrance ramp for Interstate 77 South.

From the east, take Interstate 90 west to State Route 2 west to E. 9th Street exit and turn left (south). Take E. 9th to St. Clair Avenue and turn left (east); take St. Clair Avenue to E. 17th Street and turn right (south); take E. 17th Street to Euclid Avenue and turn right (west). Idea Center is located on the north side of Euclid at the intersection of E.14 and Euclid. When leaving, take Euclid Avenue west to E. 13th Street and turn right (north), take E. 13th Street to St. Clair Ave. and turn left (west). Take St. Clair to E. 9th Street and turn right (north). Follow signs to State Route 2 East.

From the west, take interstates 80/90 East (Ohio Turnpike) to interstate 90 East to Interstate 71 north to E. 22nd Street exit (stay left). Take E. 22nd (north) to Euclid Avenue and turn left (west). Idea Center is located on the north side of Euclid at the intersection of E.14 and Euclid. When leaving:  From Euclid Ave., take E.14th Street south. Follow signs to entrance ramp for Interstate 71 South, and Interstate 90 West.

Passenger drop off and parking for Idea Center

From Euclid Ave. and E. 13th Street: Take 13th street north. The second street (on right/east side) is Dodge Court. Turn right on Dodge Court. Halfway down block, Idea Center entrance is on the right (south side). Use this entrance as convenient drop off point, and proceed to PlayhouseSquare parking garage (east on Dodge Court and left to parking garage entrance). Note level where you have parked, and take elevator (or stairs) at southeast corner of parking garage to ground level.  From door at ground level, walk across Dodge Court to entrance of Idea Center. Idea Center security desk (at Dodge Court entrance) is occupied 24/7.

From Chester and E. 13th. Street: Take 13th Street south, one block to Dodge Court. Turn left (east) on Dodge Court. Halfway down block, Idea Center entrance is on the right (south side). Use this entrance as convenient drop off point, and proceed to PlayhouseSquare parking garage (east on Dodge Court and left to parking garage entrance). Note the level where you have parked, and take elevator (or stairs) at southeast corner of parking garage to ground level.  From door at ground level, walk across Dodge Court to entrance of Idea Center. Idea Center security desk (at Dodge Court entrance) is occupied 24/7.

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