Map and Directions

MARTA
Take East/West Rapid Rail Line to the Georgia State Station. Exit station onto Piedmont Avenue and turn right. Go north one block and Urban Life Building will be straight ahead at the corner of Decatur Street and Piedmont Avenue. http://www.itsmarta.com/

From Points South of Downtown Atlanta
I-75/I-85 Northbound Exit # 246 (Central Avenue/Fulton Street). Bear left onto Central Avenue. At the sixth traffic light, Central Avenue intersects with Decatur Street. Turn right on Decatur. Go two blocks east – Urban Life building is on the left at the corner of Decatur Street and Piedmont Avenue.

From Points North of Downtown Atlanta
I-75/I-85 Southbound Exit # 249A (Courtland Street) Take Courtland, one way street which leads to the campus, through seven intersections. At the eighth intersection (now on the GSU campus) turn left on Gilmer Street. Go two blocks east and turn right on Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive (in front of Grady Hospital). Go one block south and turn right on Decatur Street. Go one block west and Urban Life Building will be on the right at the corner of Decatur Street and Piedmont Avenue.

From Points West of Downtown Atlanta
I-20 Eastbound Exit # 56B (Windsor/Spring Street), go straight to the third traffic light. Take a left on Central Avenue. Pass under the interstate highway and follow Central Ave. through five intersections. At the sixth intersection, turn right on Decatur Street. Go two blocks east – Urban Life building is on the left at the corner of Decatur Street and Piedmont Avenue.

From Points East of Downtown Atlanta
I-20 Westbound Exit # 58A (Capitol Avenue) and turn right at the light. Stay on Capitol which changes into Piedmont Avenue and leads to the Georgia State Campus. Urban Life Building will be straight ahead at the corner of Decatur Street and Piedmont Avenue.

Parking is available at:

  1. Lot adjacent to Georgia State MARTA Station on Piedmont Avenue.
  2. Pete Hackney deck (State of Georgia) from Piedmont Avenue and Decatur Street. Turn right on Decatur Street (away from campus) and turn right again at Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive. The deck is on the left.
  3. Grady Hospital deck from Gilmer Street. At intersection of Gilmer and Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive, turn right. Deck is on the left, just past McDonald’s.