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The School of Modern Languages

Swann Building
613 Cherry Street
Atlanta, GA 30332-0375
Phone: (404) 894-7327 
Email: info@modlangs.gatech.edu

The Swann Building is adjacent to the Savant Building in the iconographic shadow of the Tech Tower.

Driving Directions

From the North, on I-75/85 South into Atlanta:

  1. Take Exit #249D (North Avenue). At the top of the exit ramp, turn right onto North Avenue.  Cross Techwood Drive (the first light) and continue on North Avenue crossing under the pedestrian bridge. Take the first left after crossing under the pedestrian bridge into Visitor Parking 1. 
  2. From the parking lot, cross North Avenue to Cherry St. You can cross North Avenue via the pedestrian bridge or at the corner of North Avenue and Tech Parkway.
  3. The main entrance for the Swann Building is on the opposite side of Cherry St. Please follow the paved path leading from below the Savant-Swann breezeway to the main entrance. The administrative suite in on your left at Swann 116.

From the South, on I-75/85 North into Atlanta:

  1. Take Exit #249D (Spring St./W Peachtree St.). At the top of the exit ramp (first light), continue straight onto Linden Avenue NW. Turn left at the next light onto W Peachtree Avenue NW. Take next left (first light) onto North Avenue NW. Continue on North Avenue for approximately 0.5 miles crossing under the pedestrian bridge. Take the first left after crossing under the pedestrian bridge into Visitor Parking 1. 
  2. From the parking lot, cross North Avenue to Cherry St. You can cross North Avenue via the pedestrian bridge or at the corner of North Avenue and Tech Parkway.
  3. The main entrance for the Swann Building is on the opposite side of Cherry St. Please follow the paved path leading from below the Savant-Swann breezeway to the main entrance. The administrative suite in on your left at Swann 116.

Arriving Via the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

  • Rental Car:
    • Follow the directions above for driving in from the south.
  • Taxi
    • Take a cab to the corner of North Avenue and Cherry Street (just west of the intersection of North Avenue and Techwood Drive). Cab fare is approximately $30. The Swann Building is the building on your immediate right.
  • MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)
    • Trains take you from the airport baggage claim to the North Avenue station. It is a 20-minute ride. Walk three blocks west on North Avenue to campus or transfer to a bus on route #13 to Tech. At the intersection of North Avenue and Cherry Street, turn right. The Swann building is the first building on your right.
    • Check the MARTA Fare Schedule for current fare rates and purchasing options.