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Durham Rising Festival, 2007.

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303 South Roxboro Street
Durham, NC 27701

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Venable Center's enviable location on the main thoroughfare (Roxboro Street) into downtown Durham is one of the campus' best assets.  Venable is easily accessed from the Durham Freeway and is within walking distance to the Durham Performing Arts Center, the Durham Bulls Stadium, the future Durham County Judicial Center and great restaurants.

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Access: Immediate access to all of downtown Durham.  Within five minutes of both Duke University and North Carolina Central University. Conveniently central access to the Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill and the rest of the Research Triangle Park region.

Venable Center's enviable location on the main thoroughfare (Roxboro Street) into downtown Durham is one of the campus' best assets.  Venable is easily accessed from the Durham Freeway and is within walking distance to the Durham Performing Arts Center, the Durham Bulls Stadium, the future Durham County Judicial Center and great restaurants.

Access: Immediate access to all of downtown Durham.  Within five minutes of both Duke University and North Carolina Central University. Conveniently central access to the Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill and the rest of the Research Triangle Park region.

Parking: Abundant parking exists in two centrally-located lots. South Roxboro Street parking lot is designated for retail parking including Somerhill Art Gallery. The East Pettigrew parking lot provides both tenant and visitor parking. To access the East Pettigrew parking lot from Roxboro, take a right at the Roxboro/Pettigrew traffic light.

Car: NC-147 (< 1 minute), I-40 (10 minutes), I-85 (5 minutes)

Air: RDU International Airport — (15 minutes)

Train: Downtown Durham Amtrak Station (5 minutes)

Local Bus: Durham Area Transit Authority, Route 2, stops two blocks east of the Venable Center campus at the corner of Mangum and Vivian Streets (3 minutes).
http://data.durhamnc.gov/pdf/route02.pdf

Greyhound/Trailways: Downtown Durham Station at 412 West Chapel Hill Street,
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 687-4800 — (5 minutes)

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