Take the Yellow or Blue Line Metro to the King St.-Old Town station in Alexandria. Follow the pedestrian tunnel under Duke Street. The George Washington Masonic Memorial will be on your RIGHT, the Metro behind you, and USPTO headquarters in front of you.
The main buildings (Madison East and Madison West) are located on Dulany Street about 2.5 blocks from the Duke Street pedestrian tunnel. You can identify them by the triangular-shaped glass-roofed atrium that joins the East and West buildings.
Alexandria's local bus system (Routes A.T.6 and A.T.7)
Driving from D.C.
Take the 14th Street Bridge to George Washington Parkway going SOUTH toward Alexandria, Virginia; Make a RIGHT onto Duke Street; Make a LEFT at the traffic light onto Holland Lane; Make the THIRD RIGHT onto Emerson Avenue; Proceed ONE BLOCK on Emerson to the East Garage.
Driving from the Beltway, points east/north (Inner Loop)
At the Eisenhower connector interchange take Eisenhower Avenue EAST [ RIGHT turn]; Go approximately 3 miles to the Eisenhower circle; Proceed counter-clockwise around Eisenhower Circle and veer off onto Holland Lane; Take FIRST LEFT onto Emerson Avenue; Proceed ONE BLOCK to the East Garage.
Parking is available in the East Garage, 551 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, Virginia or in the West Garage at 550 Elizabeth Lane. Hourly and daily parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Daily and hourly parkers will receive a ticket each time they enter the garage and must pay each time they leave the garage (cash or credit card only).
When the USPTO reopens, USPTO employees may sign up for monthly parking at a discounted rate of $90 per month by visiting the Colonial Parking Manager’s Office located in either the East Garage on Level P3 (street level) or in the West Garage on Level P1 (also on the street level).
Both offices are open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except for federal holidays. Upon submitting your application, a Colonial representative will provide you with a Tag Master that you can use immediately to enter/exit the garages.
Additional outdoor parking is located near the Hoffmann Center on Eisenhower Avenue adjacent to the Eisenhower Avenue Metro station or at the Hoffmann Town Center Garage, 2380 Mill Road, Alexandria.
You will learn how to open a USPTO Pre-Tax Parking Reimbursement Account during your new employee orientation session.
Fitness facilities (currently closed)
The USPTO’s on-campus Fitness Center features a wide range of exercise equipment and more than 40 group exercise classes a week for all fitness levels.
Places to eat
The Madison West Building features a full “food court style” area with a variety of culinary stations. There are also several restaurants within very short walking distance of the Madison East and West buildings. (See campus map.)
Childcare (currently closed)
The USPTO’s campus also features the Innovation Station Child Development Center for infants through pre-K childcare. The center is conveniently located in the Jefferson building on the same side as the Madison East building, and is very popular among employees.