Cato Institute • 1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW • Washington, DC

By Metro

We are approximately five blocks from Metro Center. Take the metro to Metro Center and use the 11th Street exit. Walk north so the lettered streets get higher (H, I, K, L, Massachusetts). Turn right onto Massachusetts Ave. and walk one block. Cato is on your right at the corner of 10th St., N.W., and Massachusetts Avenue.

Cato is also accessible from the Mount Vernon Square 7th St- Convention Center metro. From the metro exit, walk south down 7th street with the Convention Center building on your right. Make a right on L street and walk underneath the Convention Center. Cross 9th St. and continue on L street for one more block. Turn left on 10th street and walk a little less than a block. Cato will be directly in front of you, across Massachusetts Avenue at the corner of 10th St., N.W., and Massachusetts Ave.

By Car

From the South: Take 95 North to 395 North. Follow 395 North to the 12th Street exit. Exit on 12th Street, N.W., and proceed to L Street. Go right on L Street for two blocks to 10th Street N.W. (L Street becomes Massachusetts Avenue at 10th Street). The Cato Institute is located on the corner of 10th St., N.W., and Massachusetts Avenue.

From the North (Baltimore): Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (295 South). Stay on the parkway 20-25 miles. Take the New York Avenue exit (50 West) into Washington. You will be entering Washington on the northeast side. Stay in the two right-hand lanes on New York Avenue and continue past the left exits for 395. After crossing 4th Street N.W., bear off to the right onto L Street. Continue straight on L Street to 10th Street. Turn left at 10th Street and go one block to Massachusetts Avenue. The Cato Institute is located at the corner of 10th St., N.W., and Massachusetts Avenue.

From the Northwest (Frederick): Take 270 South toward Washington. Merge on to 495 South toward Virginia to George Washington Parkway (exit 43). Stay on GW Parkway for about 9 miles and take the US-50E/I-66E exit toward Washington then merge on to Constitution Ave. Take a left on 12th Street, N.W., and right on L Street. The Cato Institute will be on the right.

From the West (Centreville/Reston): Take 66 or 267 toll road East toward Washington. Cross the Potomac River and merge onto Constitution Ave. Take a left on 12th Street, N.W., and right on L Street. The Cato Institute will be on the right, located on the corner of 10th St., N.W., and Massachusetts Avenue.

Nearby Parking

Colonial Parking: 11th and L
Public Lot: 10th and L
PMI: Between 9th and 10th and Massachusetts
Public Parking Lot: 11th and K
Convention Center: 10th and New York Avenue
Sheraton Hotel: 10th and I
Renaissance Hotel: 9th and I
One Franklin Square: 13th and K
Central Parking System: 13th and K
Central Parking System: 12th and I
G & B Parking: 12th and I
Colonial Parking: 13th and L
Central Parking System: 13th and I