From the East Bay
US 80 West over the Bay Bridge to Golden Gate Bridge exit. Continue on US 101 North (Van Ness Avenue) to Lombard Street... (see From US 101 North/Van Ness Avenue below)
From Downtown San Francisco
Take any westbound street to Van Ness Avenue. Turn right onto Van Ness Street and follow it to Lombard Street ... (see From US 101 North/Van Ness Avenue below)
From US 101 North (Van Ness Avenue)
When 101-North (Van Ness Avenue) reaches Lombard Street, turn left onto Lombard. Continue west on Lombard toward the Golden Gate Bridge. Once Lombard veers to the right, the street becomes Richardson Ave; make sure you are in the far right lane. Take exit 437, Presidio/Marina Blvd. At the first light, turn left on Girard Rd. Continue to Edie Rd and turn left. We are located in Thoreau Center, the large white building complex on the right surrounding the parking lot. Pay for parking using one of the kiosks located throughout the lot. You will see a phone directory on the SE side of the lot; follow instructions to call us so we can buzz you into the building. We are located on the second floor.
From the North Bay
Take US 101 South across the Golden Gate Bridge. Continue on US 101 South until you’ve driven through two short tunnels; make sure you’re in the far right light by the time you drive through the second tunnel. Take exit 437, Presidio/Marina Blvd. At the first light, turn right on Girard Rd. Turn left on Edie Rd. We are located in Thoreau Center, the large white building complex on the right surrounding the parking lot. Follow instructions above for parking and building access.
The Presidio is accessible by MUNI (415-673-6864) bus routes 41, 45, 82X, and 30 (from downtown SF/Market Street), 28, 29, and 43 (from other points in the city). Only the 29 and 43 serve the Thoreau Center directly, others require a 5-10 minute walk from near the Lombard Street Presidio Gate. From the North Bay: several Golden Gate Transit (415-923-2000) buses also stop near the Lombard Gate.