Visitor Parking

Please note that American Tobacco Campus has recently changed its visitor parking policies. Please visit https://americantobaccocampus.com/parking before your visit.

South Parking Deck

NC IDEA is located on the American Tobacco Campus (ATC) in downtown Durham, North Carolina. Park in ATC’s South Parking Deck located at 705 Willard Drive. Walk out of the deck and up the sidewalk in front of Tyler’s Restaurant & Taproom toward the water tower. Once you pass the water tower, cross the pond on the bridge, and turn left toward the Power Plant Building. Enter the door next to the “Power Plant” sign (not the Full Frame Theater entrance). Use the call box to the right of the elevator and press “4”. The elevator will be unlocked once you speak with someone at NC IDEA. Press “P” in the elevator to get to NC IDEA’s offices. Please call (919) 346-7335 if you have any questions or issues.

North Parking Deck

NC IDEA is located on the American Tobacco Campus (ATC) in downtown Durham, North Carolina. Park on the first floor of ATC’s North Parking Deck located at 305 West Pettigrew Street. Walk out of the deck past Burt’s House, down the stairs and follow the sidewalk along the building, passing the railcar on your left. Cross the river on the broken sidewalk and you will see the Power Plant Building on your left – walk around to the front of the building. Enter the door next to the “Power Plant” sign (not the Full Frame Theater entrance). Use the call box to the right of the elevator and press “4”. The elevator will be unlocked once you speak with someone at NC IDEA. Press “P” in the elevator to get to NC IDEA’s offices. Please call (919) 346-7335 if you have any questions or issues.