Charles F. Knight Center, Knight Hall, and Bauer Hall

Maps, Directions, and Parking


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The Charles F. Knight Center is located on the north side of the Danforth Campus at the intersection of Throop Drive and Snow Way, directly across from the Millbrook Garage.

Knight Hall, which is connected to the Knight Center, is situated to the left as you approach the Knight Center from the Millbrook Garage. Bauer Hall is accessible from the Knight Hall entrance.


Visitor parking is available on the fourth level of Millbrook Garage or in the Danforth University Center (DUC) underground garage. Pull a ticket at the gate when you enter. Parking rates are per hour, and you pay as you exit. If you are a guest at an event, validations may be provided. Please check with your host

Parking is free weekdays between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. and on weekends. For information on overflow parking, visit

Overnight guests should contact the Knight Center for instructions.

Directions for those without GPS

From I-70 (or Lambert International Airport)

  • Go south on I-170 to the Forest Park Parkway exit.
  • Go east on Forest Park Parkway through Clayton, past Big Bend Boulevard to Throop Drive (first stoplight after Big Bend).
  • Turn right (south) onto Throop Drive.

From I-64 (Hwy 40), heading west (from downtown St. Louis)

  • Take the Skinker/Clayton Road exit and turn right onto Skinker Boulevard (the cross street at the end of the exit ramp).
  • Go north on Skinker Boulevard for approximately .9 miles.
  • Turn left (west) onto Forest Park Parkway.
  • Continue on Forest Park Parkway to Throop Drive.
  • Turn left (south) onto Throop Drive.

From I-64 (Hwy 40), heading east (from West County)

  • Take the Big Bend Boulevard exit.
  • Turn left (north) onto Big Bend Boulevard.
  • Take Big Bend Boulevard to Forest Park Parkway (Millbrook Boulevard).
  • Turn right (east) on Forest Park Parkway.
  • Continue on Forest Park Parkway to Throop Drive (first stoplight).
  • Turn right (south) onto Throop Drive.