Driving Directions

Parking within 2 blocks

  • We recommend parking in the newly improved metered city parking lots near Route 1, on Farragut St, Jefferson St and Hamilton St. (1, 2, 3 middle lot, 4)
  • You may also park in the Courthouse underground parking, just south, two blocks away off 43rd Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue (Route 1).

Directions from Washington, DC

The Prince George’s Gateway Arts & Entertainment District is located northeast of Washington DC. Head up Rhode Island Avenue and continue past Eastern Avenue. In two miles (6 minutes), you will cross the Eastern Avenue line into Prince George’s County. Continue straight, and Franklin’s will be on your right just before you reach the Alt. Rt. 1 overpass. You’ll want to park two blocks later, by turning left at Jefferson St. and left into the middle city-metered lot.

Click here to get Google Maps directions: 5123 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Directions from Baltimore, MD

The Gateway Arts & Entertainment District is located south of College Park, MD along Route 1 (Baltimore Avenue), starting in Hyattsville, MD.

Take Exit 11A towards Washington, DC onto I-95. When I-95 reaches I-495, stay right at the fork towards Silver Spring and stay in the left lane, then take the first exit on your left (it’s quick) after the fork. There, you’ll take the first exit on your right before the weigh station, and stay in your lane. Take Exit 27 towards College Park, MD and stay on Route 1. Continue past the University of Maryland -College Park, and past East-West Highway.

The Prince George’s Gateway Arts & Entertainment District begins at Madison St. To park, turn right at Jefferson St. and turn left into the middle city-metered lot. Walk two blocks south on Route 1, and Franklin’s will be on your left just after the Alternate Route 1 overpass.

Click here to get Google Maps directions: 5123 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781