The Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry

Local Directions for AWS 2014


DoubleTree Tucson: 445 South Alvernon Way, Tucson AZ 85711. Tel: (520) 881-4200.
The Double Tree is located on the east side of Alvernon Way, across from Reid Park, less than half a mile south of Broadway Blvd.

McClelland Hall: 1130 E. Helen St., Tucson AZ 85721.
McClelland is located on the north side of Speedway Blvd., over half a mile west of Campbell Ave.; the entrance is one block to the north of Speedway, on Helen.

Driving to the lectures

Here are driving directions from Google Maps:

Participants with cars may park in the Park Avenue Garage immediately to the west of McClelland Hall, at the corner of Park and Speedway. The garage should be free on the weekend and cost $8 per day on the weekdays. You may also be able to find street parking in the neighborhood to the north of McClelland.

Shuttle Service

Since the hotel is not within walking distance of the lectures, the hotel is providing a shuttle/bus service between the hotel and the lecture hall. In the morning, the schedule is as follows:

After the lectures, the shuttle schedule is as follows:


The most convenient location for lunch is the area around University Blvd. and Park Ave., about 1/2 mile SSW of McClelland Hall. There is a pedestrian underpass underneath Speedway on the west side of McClelland. The easiest way to get to University and Park is to head south under it and through campus, eventually veering right to Park Ave., which you can continue to follow south to University Ave. See the map below. (One can also walk towards Speedway and Campbell to the east.)


The pins on this map show the DoubleTree, McClelland, the Park Street garage, the corner of University and Park, and the after-dinner shuttle pickup point.

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