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Ground-based Astronomy in the 21st Century

A National Science Foundation Sponsored Symposium

banner image for the 2003 Symposium, The Universe From the Ground Up

October 7-8, 2003
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.

Directions

map of local area around the OMNI hotel

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 234-0700

From Dulles International Airport:

Take the Dulles Airport Toll Road to Route 66 East. Proceed East on Route 66. After crossing the Roosevelt Bridge and entering Washington, DC, exit onto Constitution Avenue. Stay on Constitution then make a left onto 18th Street. Then make a left onto Connecticut Ave. You will go through an underpass under Dupont Circle. After you pass the Hilton on your right, you will go another 1 mile, crossing over the Taft Bridge and Rock Creek Park. At the end of the bridge, make a left onto Calvert Street. The Omni Shoreham Hotel will be on your left at 2500 Calvert Street, NW.

Alternative transportation methods from Dulles international Airport:

Take Super Shuttle available at Ground Transportation Level directly to the hotel.

From Reagan National Airport:

Follow George Washington Pkwy. northbound to D.C.; Continue past the Pentagon to the Memorial Bridge; While on the Bridge merge into right lane and exit at Independence Dr.; Follow Independence Dr. back under the bridge along the Potomac River (this becomes Rock Pkwy.); Merge into left lane; Road splits after passing under Bridge, merge left; Road splits again, continue to merge left; First traffic light is Calvert Street; Turn left onto Calvert Street; Hotel is located on the left.

Alternative transportation methods from Reagan National Airport:

Take the metro (yellow line in the direction of Mount Vernon Square) to Gallery Place/Chinatown. Change to the red line in the direction of Shady Grove. Take red line to the Woodley Park/Zoo/Adams Morgan stop. The hotel is located half a block from the metro.

From Baltimore/Washington International Airport:

Proceed through the airport and follow the signs for I-95 South. Take 495 West towards Silver Spring to Exit 33 (Connecticut Avenue South) towards Washington, DC. Proceed South on Connecticut Avenue for approximately five miles. The National Zoo will be on your left. Proceed another five blocks and make a right onto Calvert Street. The Omni Shoreham Hotel will on your left at 2500 Calvert Street, NW.

Alternative transportation methods from BWI Airport:

Take the free shuttle from the Airport to BWI Rail Station and take either the AMTRAK/MARC train to Union Station. Once at Union Station take the metro (red line in the direction of Shady Grove) to the Woodley Park/Zoo/Adams Morgan Stop. The hotel is located half a block from the metro.

Or take the Super Shuttle local at the Ground Transportation Level directly to the hotel.

Washington Metrorail:

Take the red line to the Woodley Park/Zoo/Adams Morgan Stop. The hotel is located half a block from the metro.
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