The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library is located in Atlanta’s West End, at 111 James P. Brawley Dr., SW, Atlanta, GA 30314. The Woodruff Library supports all of the schools of the Atlanta University Center: Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Spelman College.
Nearby hotels include:
- Atlanta Marriott Marquis Downtown
- Clarion Inn & Suites
- Embassy Suites at Centennial Olympic Park
- Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
- Hotel Indigo Midtown
- Omni Hotel At CNN Center
- TWELVE Atlantic Station
- Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta
The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau also offers an online hotel finder tool.
“Closest almost walking distance”
Omni Hotel At Cnn Center
100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 659-0000
Embassy Suites Hotel @ Centennial Olympic Park
267 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30313, 404-223-2300
Westin-Atlanta Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta – (404) 659-1400
Atlanta Marriott Downtown
265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303 404-521-0000
Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown
161 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, (404) 589-1111
Parking and ground transportation
Limited parking is available near the Woodruff Library for a fee. Street parking is limited on weekdays. An additional parking deck is available for a fee on Clark Atlanta University’s campus within walking distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred Streets. Driving directions can be found on the Woodruff Library’s website.
Woodruff Library is conveniently located near two MARTA train stops. The Ashby Station is within walking distance of the Library. The Vine City Station is located on the Library’s shuttle route (shuttles do not run during interim hours).
The Library is also accessible from the Fair Street bus route. For more information on the train and bus systems’ fares and schedules, please visit the MARTA website.
The Woodi Café, located on the main level of the Library, offers a small menu of breakfast and lunch items, as well as coffee and other drinks. There are also many restaurants and fast food options within walking distance of the Library.
- Busy Bee Café (closed on Saturdays)
- Clark-Atlanta University Dining Hall
- No Mas Cantina
- Everything Café
- Paschal’s Restaurant
Atlanta is known for its great restaurants and night life. Neighborhoods close to the Library with a variety of offerings are Castleberry Hill, Westside/Howell Mill, Atlantic Station, Downtown and Midtown. The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and Creative Loafing also maintain restaurant guides.