Directions & Parking

Foundry United Methodist Church
1500 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Foundry does not have convenient parking available. Street parking is limited, so we strongly suggest using Metrorail or Metrobus mass transit.


Foundry is located near the Dupont Circle station on the Red Line. Exit the station by the Q Street – North exit. At street level follow Q Street right (east) for four blocks. Turn right on 16th Street (south) and walk two blocks. Foundry is on the right at the corner of 16th and P Streets.

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Foundry is located on the S1, S2, S4 and G2 routes. There is a bus stop directly in front of the church.

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When planning to arrive by car, we advise you to allow an additional 15-20 minutes to find parking along 16th Street, P Street, Q Street, Church Street, and other streets near Foundry. Limited on-street parking is available and metered spaces are free on Sundays. Paid parking is available at the Colonial Parking Garage located on P Street between 16th and 17th Streets. See below for hours of operation and prices. We will validate parking for any first time Sunday service visitors to Foundry. Just visit our Welcome Table before or after the service to get the validation sticker.

Parking Hours are Monday – Friday, Sunday at 7AM, Saturday at 8AM, closed Monday – Thursday, Sunday at 11PM, Friday, Saturday at Midnight

Parking Prices on weekdays before 5 PM is $19 for the day, on weekdays after 5 PM is $13 for the night, and on weekends is an $13 flat rate for the entire day.

Driving Directions

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Driving north from Virginia
Follow Interstate 95 north to Interstate 395. Use the Route 1 exit (a left-hand exit), which becomes 14th Street NW. Once you pass the Washington Monument continue for about two miles (north). Turn left (west) onto P Street and continue to 16th Street. Foundry is two blocks ahead on the right side.

Driving south from Maryland
Follow Interstate 495 (the Beltway) to the Georgia Avenue exit. Follow signs to 16th Street. Once on 16th Street, continue south for about five miles. The church will be on your right, between Church and P Streets.