Driving Directions & Parking Information

The MCF office is located in the Crown Plaza Building in the historic Mill District along the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis. The building entrance is on 5th Ave. S. near 2nd St. S., behind the Ceresota Building. Visitors must enter the building through the adjacent Crown Roller Building (a light brick building with aqua-green window frames), which is at 105 5th Ave. S, across the street from MacPhail Center for Music.

From I-35W Heading South

  • Exit on Washington Ave.; turn right
  • Go 8 blocks to Fifth Ave. S.
  • Right on Fifth Ave. S.
  • Go 1 block to Second St. S.
  • Cross Second St. S.; MCF's building is halfway down the block on your right.

From I-35W Heading North

  • Exit on Fifth Ave. S.
  • Go 9 blocks to Second St. S.
  • Cross Second St. S.; MCF's building is halfway down the block on your right.

From I-94 Heading West

  • Exit on Fifth St. S.
  • At the bottom of the exit, veer to the left and proceed along Fifth St. S. for several blocks around the Metrodome.
  • Right on Fifth Ave. S.
  • Go 4 blocks to Second St. S.
  • Cross Second St. S.; MCF's building is halfway down the block on your right.

From I-94 Heading East or I-394 Heading East

  • Exit on Fourth St. N.
  • Left on Hennepin Ave.
  • Right on Washington Ave.
  • Go about 9 blocks to Fifth Ave. S. 
  • Left on Fifth Ave. S. 
  • MCF's building is halfway down the block on your right.

For other directions, visit maps.google.com. For the latest traffic detours and other information, visit the City of Minneapolis.

Map

 

Parking

Metered Parking

  • Nearby surface lots with metered parking are located along the West River Parkway behind MCF's building (access from Portland Ave. S.).
  • Metered parking is available on the street along Fifth Ave. S. and Second St. S. (east of Fifth Ave. S.) near MCF's building.
  • Additional metered parking is available on Second St. S. west of Fifth Ave. S.
  • Rates and time limits vary.

Underground & Ramp Parking

 

Note our different meeting/delivery and mailing addresses.

Meetings & Deliveries
105 5th Ave. S.
Suite 225
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Enter the Crown Roller Building at the corner of S. 2nd St. and S. 5th Ave.; turn right past the atrium pool (do not take the elevator).

Mailing Address
100 Portland Ave. S.
Suite 225
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2575

You cannot enter our office from Portland Ave.

Contact MCF

  • Phone: 612.338.1989
  • Fax: 612.337.5089
  • E-mail