Location

The conference "Frankenstein at 200" will take place on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Please find transportation and parking information below.

PLEASE NOTE: The Washington University campus is undergoing extensive construction that can make parking on campus a challenge. We strongly encourage attendees to take public transportation.


Driving Directions to Washington University Danforth Campus

Coming from the airport (heading east on I-70)

  • Take I-70 east to I-170 south. Exit at Delmar Boulevard and take a left. Follow Delmar to Big Bend Boulevard. Go right (south) on Big Bend to Forsyth Boulevard, then left (east) on Forsyth. Turn left on Wallace Drive to enter the Danforth Underground Parking Garage (paid visitor parking).

Heading east on US40/I-64

  • Take McCausland exit. Turn left (north). After 1.2 miles, turn left on Forsyth Boulevard. Turn right on Wallace Drive to enter the Danforth Underground Parking Garage (paid visitor parking).

Heading west on US40/I-64

  • Take Clayton Road exit. Turn right (north) on Skinker. After 1 mile, turn left on Forsyth. Turn right on Wallace Drive to enter the Danforth Underground Parking Garage (paid visitor parking).

Heading east on I-44

  • Take I-270 north to US40/I-64 east. Follow directions for heading east on US40/I-64.

Heading north on I-55

  • Take I-270 north to US40/I-64 east. Follow directions for heading east on US40/I-64.

Heading south on I-70/I-55

  • Take US40/I-64 west. Follow directions for heading west on US40/I-64.

Parking on the Danforth Campus

  • Please be advised that there are many construction projects on the Washington University campus. Visit the Parking and Transportation website at: https://parking.wustl.edu/parking/visitor/ for information about hourly, daily, and visitor lot parking. The closest visitor parking to Umrath Hall is in the Danforth University Center Underground Parking Garage. Should you have further questions, call Parking Services: (314) 935-5601 or Transportation Services: (314) 935-4140.
  • You may wish to consult a campus map to orient yourself. Umrath Hall (location 119, which houses Umrath Lounge) is immediately east of the Danforth University Center (location 27). There is an accessible entrance on the west side of the building.

From the Airport with no car to Danforth Campus

Ride the Metrolink

  • For $4.00 (2 hour pass from Lambert with transfer) you can take the light rail system from the airport to Washington University. Make certain you get your ticket stamped at the entrance way by the time stamp. 
  • When taking the Metrolink from Lambert Airport to Washington University, you will take the RED LINE train from the airport to the Forest Park station, transfer to the westbound Shrewsbury BLUE LINE (make sure it is the "Shrewsbury" train; an eastbound "Fairview Heights" train shares this track and will take you the wrong direction). Exit at the Big Bend stop (Washington University). When taking the Metrolink to Lambert Airport from Washington University, follow the reverse procedure.
  • Take the stairs or ramp to street level. Continue south on Big Bend until you reach Forsyth Blvd., where you then head east (left) for several blocks, just past Wallace Drive.
  • You may wish to consult a campus map to orient yourself. Once you reach Mallinckrodt Center/Edison Theatre (locations 32 & 77 on map), enter their shared building. Continue through the building, turning left past the stairs and exit through the doors. Umrath Hall (where Umrath Lounge is located) is immediately to your right. There is an accessible entrance on the west side of the building.
  • For more information from MetroLink about its services, please call (314) 231-2345. 

Metrolink Station Map

Take a taxi

  • From the airport, take a taxi to Washington University’s Mallinckrodt Center, which is located at 6465 Forsyth Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105. Cab fare from the airport cab stand is around $40 each way. (Note: Certain cab companies, such as Laclede, have guaranteed rates to/from the university campus and the airport, which they post inside the cabs. Please see their signs or ask the driver.) Should you wish to call a cab, local companies are: County-Yellow Cab (314) 656-6705 or Laclede Cab Co. (314) 652-3456.
  • You may wish to consult a campus map to orient yourself. Once you reach Mallinckrodt Center/Edison Theatre (locations 32 & 77 on map), enter their shared building. Continue through the building, turning left past the stairs and exit through the doors. Umrath Hall (where Umrath Lounge is located) is immediately to your right. There is an accessible entrance on the west side of the building.

Uber/Lyft

  • You may instruct drivers to drop you off at Washington University’s Mallinckrodt Center, which is located at 6465 Forsyth Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105.
  • You may wish to consult a campus map to orient yourself. Once you reach Mallinckrodt Center/Edison Theatre (locations 32 & 77 on map), enter their shared building. Continue through the building, turning left past the stairs and exit through the doors. Umrath Hall (where Umrath Lounge is located) is immediately to your right. There is an accessible entrance on the west side of the building.