NTLA Location

Most NLTA activities will take place at 1380 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80204- Lawrence Street Center, Terrace Room 2nd floor.  Click here for the location link on google maps. Thursday, May 17 breakout sessions and reception will be off-site (location TBD). 

How to Get to the NTLA

More specific directions will be sent closer to the event date.

Driving to the NLTA: From DIA follow Peña Boulevard (10 miles) to I-70, and exit on to I-70 West.  Follow I-70 West to I-25 South Towards CO Springs (Exit 274-Keep Left at exit).  Take exit 212B for Speer Boulevard North (1.7 miles) Turn left on Speer Boulevard.  Turn Left on Arapahoe St (1.1 miles).  Then Turn Left on Speer and take your first right on Lawrence Street.  1380 Lawrence Street.

City Parking: Parking in downtown Denver can be challenging, so please allow enough time to find parking and walk to the NLTA location. Near the building there is $1/hr on-street meter parking for 2 hours or there is a nearby parking garage at the Denver Performing Arts Complex - Parking Garage (1055 13th St, Denver, CO 80204). It is off of Arapahoe between 13th and 14th Street.  Parking rates vary depending on length of time from $8.00 to $20.00 and is always subject to change. This parking lot offers early bird parking for $9 if you arrive by 7:30am and leave before 6 pm. There are other lots on Speer Boulevard within walking distance (prices vary). 

Campus Parking: Less expensive parking is available on the University of Colorado Denver campus (also known as the Auraria Campus). Click here for the Auraria parking map- you can locate the Lawrence Street Center in the top right hand corner.

The closest parking areas are Tivoli Parking Garage, 7th Street Garage, Spruce, and Holly (prices vary). There are also meters on campus for $2.00 an hour. Please note when classes are in sessions some lots may be filled. Walking times can be between 5-10 minutes depending on where you park. For directions to specific lots, put these addresses into your GPS: 
• Tivoli Garage: 890 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204 
• 7th Street Garage: 777 Lawrence Way, Denver, CO 80204
• Spruce Parking Lot: 1400 9th Street, Denver, CO 80204

If you are planning to bike, there are racks around the building.

Flying & Ground Transportation to the NLTA: Denver International Airport (DIA) is the primary airport for arriving in Denver.  Click here for information on ground transportation from DIA, including the A-line train to Union Station.

Driving time between DIA and Downtown Denver is approximately 40-60 minutes depending on traffic or 25 miles. A taxi ride may cost between $50-60. Click here for more information about taxis from the airport. The RTD A-line train costs approximately $9 per trip.

Denver has a free bus, the Mall Ride, that travels down the 16th  Street Mall (Pedestrian Shopping District). You can take the mall ride from near Union Station-16th Street & Wynkoop to 16th & Lawrence (about a 7 minute ride) and walk to 1380 Lawrence Street (about a 5 min walk).  You can also take the mall ride to the hotels reserved for the NLTA (see list below). For more information about the mall ride: http://www.rtd-denver.com/FREEMallRide.shtml

Hotel Accomodations

The NLTA has arranged a limited number of discounted room rates at nearby hotels for Tuesday, May 15-Friday, May 18. Reservation details are coming soon. Please email nlta@ucdenver.edu if you would like hotel information to be sent to you when it is available.

The Curtis Hotel | 1405 Curtis Street, Denver CO 80202
Rate: $178/night (rate do not include state and local taxes)
Reservations must be booked by 5pm on April 18, 2018
Click here to reserve the NLTA room rate.
Just around the corner from the School of Public Affairs, this hotel is the closest to the NLTA. Named one of the 10 Best Art Hotels in the U.S by USA Today, The Curtis is known for its colorful décor and themed rooms full of personality. You can also enjoy a martini in the hotel’s Corner Office Martini Bar or play a retro game in their chic-theme lobby and lounge.

Aloft Denver Downtown | 800 15th Street, Denver CO, 80202
Rate: $179/night (rate do not include state and local taxes)
Reservations must be booked by 5pm on April 24, 2018
Click here to reserve the NLTA room rate.
Aloft is a sleek, modern hotel in the heart of downtown Denver. A short 8 minute-½ mile walk from the NLTA and a block from the popular 16th Street Mall where there are numerous restaurants, bars, and stores within sight. Take advantage of the Re:Charge gym for working out, or enjoy a drink or snack at the hotel lounge or bar.

Springhill Suites | 1190 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
Rate: $189/night (rate does not include state and local taxes)
Reservations must be booked by 5pm on April 15, 2018
Click here to reserve the NLTA room rate.
Located a short 6 min-.3 mile walk from the NLTA. This modern-themed hotel has numerous perks for their guests, including a free hot-continental breakfast and complementary wifi. You can easily walk to the NLTA sessions while enjoying the views of Cherry Creek along the way.