DIRECTIONS

The Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts

The Malonga Casquelourd Center is located at 1428 Alice Street, in downtown Oakland between 14th and 17th Streets. The entrance to the Malonga Casquelourd Center is located between the box office window and the Cafe. Guests of the Malonga Casquelourd Center must sign in and out of the facility at the security desk at the front entrance. AXIS' office is located on the second floor in Suite 200. AXIS' classes are hosted in a number of different studios, and can usually be determined by asking the security desk, or from AXIS flyers.
The Malonga Casquelourd Center office phone number is (510) 238-7217.

Driving Directions 

From San Francisco: Take Bay Bridge to 580E towards Oakland/Hayward. From 580E take the 980 exit towards downtown Oakland. From 980 take the 18th/14th Street exit. Get in the far right lane. Go through first stoplight. Get into left lane. At second stoplight, 14th Street, turn left. Continue up 14th Street past Martin Luther King Boulevard, and Broadway until you hit Alice Street. A day care center is on the far left corner. At Alice Street turn left. The Malonga Casquelourd Center is the second building on your right hand side.

From Berkeley: Take Martin Luther King Boulevard towards Oakland. Get in one of the two left lanes. Martin Luther King Boulevard will enter directly onto Hwy. 24 just past Children's Hospital. Immediately exit Hwy. 24 onto 980 towards downtown Oakland. This will happen if you remain in the 2 right lanes that you have just used to enter the highway. From 980 take the 18th/14th Street exit. Get in the far right lane. Go through first stoplight. Get into left lane. At second stoplight, 14th Street, turn left. Continue up 14th Street past Martin Luther King Boulevard and Broadway until you hit Alice Street. A day care center is on the far left corner. At Alice Street turn left. The Malonga Casquelourd Center is the second building on your right hand side.

From Marin: Take Richmond Bridge to 80 W towards Berkeley/San Francisco. Get in the left lanes. From 80 W take 580 E towards Oakland/Hayward. From 580E take the 980 exit towards downtown Oakland. From 980 take the 18th/14th Street exit. Get in the far right lane. Go through first stoplight. Get into left lane. At second stoplight, 14th Street, turn left. Continue up 14th Street past Martin Luther King Boulevard and Broadway until you hit Alice Street. A day care center is on the far left corner. At Alice Street turn left. The Malonga Casquelourd Center is the second building on your right hand side.

 

Accessible Transit Options 

Supershuttle services both Oakland and San Francisco International airports. Must book in advance.
East Bay Paratransit requires 24 hours notice and advanced application process.

Public Transport 

From 12th Street/City Center BART: Exit onto Broadway. Find Broadway and 14th Street. Walk up 14th Street towards Lake Merritt, away from City Center. Walk approximately 4 blocks to Alice Street. At Alice Street turn left. The Malonga Casquelourd Center is the second building on your right hand side.

 

Parking

There is 2 hour street parking in the neighborhood at $2/hour with meters running from 9am-6 pm.  There are multiple street level parking lots in the neighborhood that take cash on only and daily rates can range from $7-11.  One parking lot on Jackson in between 13th and 14th, takes both credit cards and cash.   There is a multilevel parking lot (no elevator) on Harrison in between 14th and 15th that takes both credit cards and cash and slots are almost always available.   Do not park in the lot across the street from the Malonga Arts Center as it's limited to monthly parking.