Hope Community’s office is located at 611 East Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. It is at the corner of Franklin and Portland Avenues. The visitor entrance is on the parking lot (south) side of the building.
611 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Getting to Hope by Bicycle
Hope’s office has available bicycle racks for parking on both the Franklin Avenue and parking lot sides of the building. There are on-street bicycle lanes on Portland and Park Avenues, located a block in either direction.
There is also a Nice Ride station on the NE corner of Franklin and Portland, next to The Wellstone Apartments.
Getting to Hope by Metro Transit
The #2 bus stops directly in front of Hope’s office, along with the Eastbound #9. The Westbound #9, the #5, the #11, and the #14 routes are also all within a few blocks of Hope, and the Franklin Avenue station of the Blue Line LRT is 1 mile to the east. Visit the Metro Transit website for more details.
Driving Directions to Hope
There are a limited number of visitor parking spaces in our parking lot – if you are visiting during business hours, please see the front desk for a visitor pass. There is also available street parking on Oakland and Portland Avenues.
DIRECTIONS FROM I-94 DRIVING WEST FROM SAINT PAUL:
Take the 11th Street exit. The exit will wind around a curve and then split in a Y. Go RIGHT on GRANT STREET. Grant Street will curve around and come to PORTLAND. Take a RIGHT on PORTLAND. Take Portland several blocks (over the freeway bridge) to Franklin Avenue. Turn LEFT on Franklin and immediately right on Oakland to enter the parking lot behind our building.
DIRECTIONS FROM I-94 GOING EAST (COMING FROM THE WEST):
Take LYNDALE AVENUE exit. First stop light off exit is FRANKLIN AVENUE. Go LEFT on Franklin. Drive to Oakland Avenue, one block past Portland and take a RIGHT. Take an immediate right into the parking lot behind the Hope Community building.
DIRECTIONS FROM 35W GOING NORTH (COMING FROM THE SOUTH):
Take 35W NORTH to the 11TH ST/GRANT ST exit. Go RIGHT on GRANT STREET. Grant Street will curve around and come to PORTLAND. Take a RIGHT on PORTLAND. Take Portland several blocks (over the freeway bridge) to Franklin Avenue. Turn LEFT (east) on Franklin Ave and turn RIGHT on Oakland Avenue (the first intersection after Portland). Take an immediate right into the parking lot behind the Hope Community building.
DIRECTIONS FROM 35W GOING SOUTH (COMING FROM THE NORTH):
Take 35W SOUTH to 11th AVENUE exit (that’s the exit after Washington Ave., same as Metrodome exit). First stop sign off exit is 11th Avenue. Go LEFT over freeway. Go to FRANKLIN AVE. Take RIGHT. Cross Park Avenue and take a LEFT on Oakland Avenue and an immediate right into the parking lot behind the Hope Community building.