About Us

826michigan is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students aged 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. 826 opened its doors in June of 2005. Since then, we have been blessed with students, tutors, and volunteers overflowing with enthusiasm.

window 826michigan is located at:

115 E. Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

734-761-3463
info@826michigan.org

Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm.

Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair Hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 8pm and Saturday, 11am to 8pm.

Program Hours vary.

How to Find Us
826michigan is located in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor at 115 E. Liberty Street. We are the north side of Liberty, between Main Street and Fourth Avenue. Our writing lab is located in close proximity to multiple bus lines and parking structures for convenient access by students and volunteers. 826michigan is located just inside Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair.

Directions:

  • Bus: 826michigan can be reached from nearly any AATA bus route as we are located right around the corner from the Blake Transit Center.
  • From M-14: Take exit 3 toward downtown Ann Arbor. The off-ramp turns into Main Street. Drive into downtown A2, and turn left onto Liberty Street. 826michigan will be located on your left.
  • From I-94: Get off at Ann Arbor Saline Road, exit 175. Head north. Ann Arbor Saline Road turns into Main Street. Take Main Street into downtown. Turn right on Liberty Street. 826michigan will be located on your left.
  • From US-23 South: Get off at Plymouth Road, exit 41. Head west. Plymouth becomes Broadway Street, which becomes Beakes Street. Turn left onto Main Street. Drive into downtown A2, and turn left onto Liberty Street. 826michigan will be located on your left.
  • From US-23 North: Get off at Washtenaw Ave, exit 37B. Head west. Make a slight right to continue on Washtenaw when Stadium splits off. Washtenaw becomes Huron near the U-M Medical Campus. Turn left onto Fourth. Turn right onto Liberty. 826michigan will be located on your right.
  • From the robot laboratory: Travel east for 86 paces. Turn left by the purple robot. Speak the phrase “Onward Robots!” in binary code to it, slide through the trapdoor, and soon enough you will find yourself in the Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair. ONWARD ROBOTS!

Parking at 826michigan is easy! Metered parking spaces can be found out in front of our space on Liberty Street and on neighboring blocks. Additionally, several parking structures are located within a short walk. We’ve made this handy little map of nearby parking structures. Enjoy!

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115 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761-3463