Directions & Parking
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From I-84 EastTake Exit 48-B (Capitol Avenue). At the end of the exit, turn left onto Capitol Avenue. Continue on Capitol Avenue through three lights. At the fourth light, turn left onto Main Street. Continue on Main Street through three lights. Center Church is at the corner of Main and Gold Streets, on the left side of Main Street, immediately after the third light.
From I-84 West and Route 2For I-84 travelers, take Exit 54, marked “Downtown Hartford.” For Route 2 travelers, follow signs to Downtown Hartford. Then, for both: Go through the first and second traffic lights, passing to the left of the Old State House building, which will be on your right. At the third light, turn left onto Main Street. Center Church is on your right.
From I-91Take Exit 29-A (Capitol Area) [for those traveling via I-91 Northbound, please note that this is a left exit]. Follow this road (the Whitehead-Conlin Highway) to its terminus at the traffic circle. Once in the circle, bear right onto Wells Street (Bushnell Park will be on your left). Continue on Wells Street through one traffic light, keeping to the right. At the next intersection, turn right onto Gold Street. Center Church is at the top of the street, at the corner of Gold and Main streets.
PARKINGOn Sundays, free parking is available in the Travelers Tower Garage, located below street level off Main Street on Atheneum Square North (which becomes Gold Street) across from the side of the Wadsworth Atheneum. Drive down the sloping entrance, push the button on the metal intercom box, and explain you're going to a Center Church event. The respondent will open the overhead door, providing you access to a wide area of well-lit spaces.
Use the door marked PEDESTRIAN EXIT TO MAIN STREET (on the wall opposite the overhead doors) for stair access up to Main Street. (There is no elevator) Push open and close the gate at the top of the stairs and find yourself directly across from the main church entrance. To return, walk down the driveway and push the intercom button to repeat the process and retrieve your vehicle. As your car approaches the overhead exit door, it will automatically open for you to drive out of the garage.
Kindly note: The garage does not close during bad weather.
For weeknight events (Monday through Friday), free (validated) parking is available from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the garage adjacent to One Financial Plaza (the “Gold Building” – 755 Main Street), via its entrance on Pearl Street.
Street parking is available for all events. Check signs and meters for posted tow zones and any meter fees.