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Michael Schwartz Library

Directions, Parking, Map, Etc.

A view of the Library entrance from the plaza

Library Location

The Michael Schwartz Library is located on the first eight floors of Rhodes Tower.

Rhodes Tower is on the plaza between Euclid and Chester, and between East 21st and East 22nd streets. See a Google Map.

Entry is through the lobby of the Rhodes Tower building on the Plaza level. See Campus Map and Library Floor Plans.

Driving Directions

Before any visit to campus, please make sure to check the University's Traffic & Construction Updates webpage.

From the South (I-77) Follow I-77 north to the East 22nd/East 14th Street exit (#162B) to East 22nd Street. Turn left onto East 22nd Street; drive several blocks to Euclid Avenue. See map for visitor parking locations.

From the South (I-71) Follow I-71 north to the East 22nd Street exit (#172B). Turn left onto East 22nd Street; drive several blocks to Euclid Avenue. See map for visitor parking locations.

From the East (I-90) Follow I-90 west to the Chester Avenue/CSU exit (#173B). Turn left onto East 24th Street; drive a half block to Chester Avenue. See map for visitor parking locations.

From the West (I-90) Follow I-90 east to the East 22nd Street exit (#172B). Turn left onto East 22nd Street; drive several blocks to Euclid Avenue. See map for visitor parking locations.

From the West (Route 2) Follow the Shoreway (Route 2) east to I-77/I-71 South. Exit at the Chester Avenue/CSU exit (#173B). Turn left onto East 24th Street; drive a half block to Chester Avenue. See map for visitor parking locations.

Visitor & Handicapped Parking

Parking may be purchased in the following locations, based upon availability:

For more information and updates about parking availability, check with Parking Services before visiting.

All handicap parking is by Special Permit ONLY. Permits may be secured from Office of Disability Services in UC 304, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 216-687-2015 for information.

Public Transportation

Visitors may also arrive in Cleveland at Hopkins International Airport. Rapid transit trains lead from the airport to Public Square, where several bus routes regularly serve the campus. Downtown Cleveland is also accessible by daily rail service (Amtrak) as well as by bus (Greyhound, Lakefront Lines, Regional Transit Authority).