Parking + Directions - Maine College of Art

From the North

Take Interstate 295 to Exit 7, Franklin Arterial. From Franklin Arterial, turn right onto Congress Street. Stay on Franklin until you hit the top of the hill and take a right onto Congress Street. You will pass City Hall on your right, continue on Congress several more blocks, past Monument Square. Porteous is the large building on the left with a gray awning.

From the South

Take the Maine Turnpike northbound to Exit 44, Interstate 295. Follow Interstate 295 to Exit 7, Franklin Arterial. From Franklin Arterial, turn right onto Congress Street. Stay on Franklin until you hit the top of the hill and take a right onto Congress Street. You will pass City Hall on your right, continue on Congress several more blocks, past Monument Square. Porteous is the large building on the left with a gray awning.

Parking

Spring St. Parking Garage

Location & Contact
0.2 miles from MECA, 5 minute walk
45 Spring Street
Portland, ME
207.874.2842

Hours of Operation
Monday–Saturday: 6:00am–12:00am
Sundays: 8:00am–12:00am

Rates
+ Hourly: $3/hour, $28 max daily rate
+ Snow Ban: $3 in after 5pm, out by 8am, $2 hourly rate is charged for each hour beyond

Elm St. Parking Garage

Location & Contact
0.3 miles from MECA, 6 minute walk
21 Elm Street
207.871.1106

Hours of Operation
Monday–Friday: 6:00am–10:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am–10:00pm*
*or 30 minutes after Merrill Auditorium events, $25 after-hours lock-out fee

Rates
+ Hourly: $3/hour, $28 max daily rate
+ Snow Ban: $3 in after 5:00pm, out by 8:00am, $3/hour is charged for each hour beyond

Temple St. Garage

Location & Contact
0.3 miles from MECA, 6 minute walk
207.772.5762
11 Temple St.

Hours of Operation
Monday–Saturday: 7:00am–12:00am
Sundays: 12:00pm–12:00am

Rates
Hourly: $5/hour, $40 max per day

Fore St. Parking Garage

Location & Contact
0.4 miles from MECA, 9 minute walk
427 Fore Street
207.871.1290

Hours of Operation
Monday–Thursday: 6:00am–12:00am
Friday: 6:00am–1:30am
Saturday: 8:00am–1:30am
Sunday: 8:00am–11:00pm

Rates
Hourly: $6/hour, $45 max per day

Casco Bay Garage

Location & Contact
0.7 miles from MECA, 15 minute walk
54 Commercial Street
207.774.8653

Hours of Operation
Monday–Thursday: 5:00am–12:45am
Friday & Saturday: 5:00–1:15am
Sunday: 5:00am–12:45am

Rates
Hourly: $5 per hour, $40 max per day