Directions to the Joly Family Center for International Understanding

Alliance Française’s new home, the Joly Family Center for International Understanding, is located in the Harrison neighborhood of Minneapolis, just west of downtown. The building location is 227 Colfax Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55405.

For those traveling to our location from the suburbs, here are general directions. For specific directions from your point of origin, consult Google Maps or a GPS device.

Directions from the East Metro
Take I-94 W until exit 231B for Hennepin and Lyndale Avenues. Keep right at the exit, following signs for Lyndale Ave N/Hennepin Ave N. Continue on Lyndale Ave N until you reach Glenwood Ave. Turn left on Glenwood Ave, continue for two blocks, and turn left on Colfax Ave N. The Alliance will be on your right at the corner of Colfax Ave N and 2 nd Ave N.

Directions from the West Metro
Take I-394 E until exit 8A for Dunwoody Blvd toward Hennepin Ave and turn left onto Dunwoody Blvd. Continue straight onto Van White Memorial Blvd. Turn right at the first intersection (2 nd Ave N) and the Alliance will be on your left at the intersection of 2 nd Ave N and Colfax Ave N.

Directions from the South Metro
Due to ongoing construction on I-35W, the fastest route from the south is to take Highway 100 N to I-394 E. Take exit 8A for Dunwoody Blvd and turn left onto Dunwoody Blvd. Continue onto Van White Memorial Blvd. Turn right at the first intersection (2 nd Ave N) and the Alliance will be on your left at the intersection of 2nd Ave N and Colfax Ave N.

Directions from the North Metro
Take I-94 E to exit 230 toward MN-55/7 th St N. Merge onto Lyndale Ave N and continue along this road until Glenwood Ave. Turn right on Glenwood, then turn left on Colfax Ave N. The Alliance will be on your right at the corner of Colfax Ave N and 2 nd Ave N.

Contact Us!

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Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
113 N First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tel: 612 332 0436
bonjour@afmsp.org

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