Directions and Parking

If you are coming to Diastole and traveling:

» South on I-29/71 (or coming from the north)
Follow I-29 South until it becomes I-35 South. Follow directions for traveling south on I-35.

» South on I-35 (or coming from the north)
Follow signs for I-70 West and I-35 South; exit at Oak Street; stay in right hand lane and follow street to the right onto Oak (you will loop around). Continue on Oak (S). Oak becomes Gillham. Turn left (E) on 26th Street. Go two blocks and turn left (N) on Holmes Street. Diastole is located on the right (E) side of the street, just before the 25th Street intersection.

» North on I-35
Exit Southwest Boulevard/Mission Road; keep left and follow Southwest Blvd. to 31st Street; turn right (E) on 31st Street. Go several blocks (past Broadway and Main) to Holmes; go left (N) on Holmes. Diastole is located on the right (E) side of the street, just before the 25th Street intersection.

» West on I-70 (or coming from the east – i.e. Missouri)
Exit I-70 from right lane to downtown 13th Street exit. Turn left (S) on Charlotte. At 26th Street, turn right (W) and another right (N) onto Holmes Street. Diastole is located on the right (E) side of the street, just before the 25th Street intersection.

» East on I-70 (or coming from the west – i.e. Kansas)
Take I-70 east to 11th Street exit. Remain in left lane of exit ramp. Take first left (S) turn his turns onto Charlotte Street. At 26th Street, turn right (W) and another right onto Holmes Street (N). Diastole is located on the right (E) side of the street, just before the 25th Street intersection.

» North on 71 highway (or coming from the south)
Take 71 highway and exit on 22nd Street. Go left (W) on 22nd Street to Charlotte Street; go left (S) on Charlotte to 26th Street; go right (W) on 26th Street to Holmes Street; go right (N) on Holmes. Diastole is located on the right (E) side of the street, just before the 25th Street intersection.

» From the University of Missouri-Kansas City main campus
Go north on Rockhill Road/Gillham to 26th Street. Turn right (E) on 26th Street; go left (N) on Holmes Street. Diastole is located on the right (E) side of the street, just before the 25th Street intersection.

-OR- take the UMKC Shuttle Bus and get off at the Dental School stop, then walk one block East.

There is limited parking (approximately 20 spaces) within the Diastole Scholars’ Center complex.  The entrance to the Diastole parking area is located just south of 25th Street, on the right (E) side of the street.  Just follow the driveway, and as it curves to the right you will see the parking lot.  We encourage our guests to carpool.

Additional parking available on Holmes, 25th, and Charlotte streets. 


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