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REMINDER TO PAY ATTENTION TO ALL SIGNAGE: parking restrictions may change at any time.

In addition to the metered spots in front of MakeHaven and around the block, parking options include:

Discounted Parking at 270 State St. Garage:

Park New Haven donates 1/2 price parking stickers for use at this garage. WIth this, parking is $1/hour, and you don't need to move your car as you do with metered 2 hour spots.

  

Parking stickers are single-use and available in MakeHaven on the table by the entrance. Currently the courtyard door does not respond to MakeHaven IDs. Use that door to exit only unless you borrow the back door key (by the trash/recycling bins and woodshop windows) to unload.

 

Free Lots, 4pm-7am

There are a few lots that area free afternoons and evenings. The closest to MakeHaven is on Temple between Wall & Elm (shown in yellow).

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Free Parking, 2 hour max, along Union St by Union Street Dog Park:

 

Short Visits:

10 minute pick up spots: the closest spots to MakeHaven are on Orange St by Trinity Bar (2 spots) or by Life Bowls (2 spots). Look for the meters as shown.

Up to an hour free at 360 State St. Garage with purchase at Elm City Market (must get validation from them at checkout)

 

By Bus:

MakeHaven is downtown right on just about every bus line! Visit www.cttransit.com/ to plan your bus ride - your destination is 770 Chapel St. New Haven, CT. We like the GoCT bus card that you can connect to your bank account and automatically have it reload and calculate your lowest fare. No more looking for change!

New Haven bus route map showing MakeHaven's location at 770 Chapel St. 06510

 

By Bike

We love bicycles! You're welcome to lock up your bike on the street, but we also have an indoor storage space under the stairs. Be sure to lock up as this space is accessible to all who can access the building.Photos of the bike storage room and bike storage rules at MakeHaven