826michigan Parking Guide

Where to park for our Detroit location

1351 Winder
Detroit, MI 48207

Free Parking

1-5 minute walk

There is a lot of free parking on the streets around our Detroit location.

There is also a parking lot at Russel and Winder, across from Eastern Market’s Shed 2.

If visiting the lab on a market day (Saturday or summer Tuesdays), parking will be harder to find. We recommend trying along the service drive to the south and west of our block.

Nearby Bus Stop

5 minute walk

The closest bus stop to our Detroit location is at Gratiot and Russell, about a block away, on Route 34.

Link directly to this section: https://826michigan.org/about/locations/parking-guide#detroit


Where to park for our Ann Arbor location

115 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Free Parking

10-13 minute walk to our door

The neighborhoods west of our Ann Arbor location offer free street parking with no time limits.

Check these streets:

  • Washington
  • William
  • Jefferson
  • Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth

Read signs carefully: Often, the free side of the street will switch depending on the day of the week.

Paid Parking

3 minute walk to our door
(~$1.45/hour)

There are two nearby paid parking garages close to our Ann Arbor location.

Check out this parking map to see all nearby paid parking options.

Limited, paid street parking is available on Liberty Street, just outside of the Robot Supply Co front door, but it is first-come first served and used by the entire community.

Nearby Bus Stops

3 minute walk to our door

We are only one block away from AAATA buses at the Blake Transit Center.

Link directly to this section: https://826michigan.org/about/locations/parking-guide#aa


Where to park for our Michigan Ave library location in Ypsilanti

229 W Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Free Parking

0-4 minute walk

The library has a small lot behind it, but it is usually full.

Try the North Huron Parking Lot between Michigan and Pearl St. for free, two-hour parking. This lot is about 2 blocks away from the library.

Paid Parking

0-2 minute walk

There are usually open street parking spots right around the library ($.75/hour).

Ypsilanti meters only accept change.

Nearby Bus Stops

2 minute walk

The library is one and a half blocks away from AAATA buses at the Ypsilanti Transit Center.

Link directly to this section: https://826michigan.org/about/locations/parking-guide#michave


Where to park for our Whittaker Rd library location in Ypsilanti

5577 Whittaker Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Free Parking

0 minute walk

This library has a large free parking lot on site!

Nearby Bus Stop

0 minute walk

The library is a stop on AAATA Route 46.

It is about a 15 minute bus ride from the Ypsilanti Transit Center.

Link directly to this section: https://826michigan.org/about/locations/parking-guide#whittaker

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