Parking at Duke Memorial
Duke Memorial is located at 504 W. Chapel Hill Street between Duke and Gregson Streets. Parking is available behind the church on Memorial St. and in a smaller parking lot on the Gregson St. side. At the bottom of this page you will find detailed directions to Duke Memorial coming from I-85 West, from Roxboro, from I-40 East, and from Chapel Hill.
Sunday Mornings at Duke Memorial
The sanctuary is located on the first floor of the Sanctuary Building. To get to the sanctuary from the back parking lot on Memorial St., enter from the door under the long awning to the right of the playground. You will enter on the ground floor. There is a staircase to your right or an elevator through the doorway and to the left. Go up one floor. Once you are on the first floor go left down the hall and through the breezeway. Enter the Sanctuary building and take the first right to enter the sanctuary.
From the Gregson St. parking lot, walk across the front lawn and enter through the front doors which face Chapel Hill St.
From I-85 West of Durham:
Take I-85 and get off at Hwy 147/Durham Freeway (Exit 172). Get off at W. Chapel Hill Street (Exit 13). Turn Left at the light, and go to the second light (Duke Street). Turn Left onto Duke Street and turn Left immediately onto Memorial Street. Park behind the church.
Take Roxboro Road and bear off on Duke Street. At Northgate Mall, Duke Street becomes Gregson Street. Go straight across Club Blvd and stay on Gregson through several lights. After crossing Main Street and passing Brightleaf Square, go under the train trestle. You will see the church up the hill on your left. Turn Left onto Memorial Street (before the light) and park behind the church.
From I-40 East of Durham:
Take I-40 to the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147). Take the Duke Street exit (Exit 12C), bear off and get in the far left lane. At the top of the hill (W. Chapel Hill Street light), you will see Duke Memorial across the street on the left. Cross W. Chapel Hill Street and turn Left immediately onto Memorial Street. Park behind the church.
From Chapel Hill:
Take 15/501 (Exit 270 from I-40) to Durham. After Exit 107 (Hwy 751) get in the right lane. Pass the Morreene Road exit and get off on the 147/Hillsborough Road access. Take the first exit (Hwy 147S) and get off Hwy 147 at the Chapel Hill Street (Exit 13). Turn Left at the light, and go to the second light (Duke Street). Turn Left onto Duke Street and turn Left immediately onto Memorial Street. Park behind the church.
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Duke Memorial strives to be an inclusive congregation, providing for different needs.
A limited number of spaces reserved for handicap parking are in the Gregson Street parking lot. Disabled access to the sanctuary can be found from the West Chapel Hill Street side of the building by using a ramp at the breezeway between the Sanctuary and Administrative Buildings and entering through a hall behind the sanctuary, or from the Memorial Street side of the building by entering under the long awning between the Education and Administrative Buildings on the Ground Level, using the elevator on the left to go to Level 1, then turning left to walk through the Administrative Building to the breezeway and into the back hall of the Sanctuary Building.
Large-print bulletins and hearing assistance devices for worship can be accessed by checking with an usher before worship.