We are part of the Washington University School of Medicine campus located just east of Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. (The image at right shows increasingly detailed views of St. Louis, roughly centered on our location.)

Location information:

Heuser Lab
4577 McKinley Avenue
Fourth Floor
South End Of Hall
Room 4900
(314) 362-5105

Zooming in on our location
We are located near downtown St. Louis, MO.

Instructions for reaching us by several different methods follow.

By car: Generate driving directions to our location via Google Maps to get a custom route and travel time estimate. Street parking is available. The parking meters on McKinley itself are limited to a total of two hours at a time, making it necessary to refill them periodically. There is a lot on the southeast corner of the Euclid/McKinley intersection where some of the meters allow four hours to be paid for at a time. The city seems to view the area as a 'revenue stream' and the meters are foot-patrolled very frequently. Expired-meter tickets are $10, up from $5 a few years ago, so don't forget! We have not, however, ever been ticketed for meter-feeding in the past.

By MetroLink light rail:There are two MetroLink stations at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, one at the main terminal and the other at the east terminal. Unless you are travelling on Southwest Airlines, you will probably be arriving in the main terminal. Check the MetroLink schedule and route map to become familiar with the route. We are located near the Central West End station, which is one of the few that does not have a Park-And-Ride parking lot nearby. From the station, it's just a short walk to our location -- head south on Euclid Avenue until you reach McKinley; we're in the building on the northeast corner of the intersection.

By MetroBus surface bus transit: Check the Timetable & Maps at the Bi-State Development Agency web site.

By Call-A-Ride public transport: We are located in the "Plus" section, which is a special service that requires reservations and is only available for the disabled who have previously registered for it. The regular Call-A-Ride service that is open to the general public will not reach our location.

By air: Most visitors to St. Louis arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, located to the west of us in Bridgeton. (It is visible in the top left quadrant of the first image in the aerial views at the top of this page.) The airport code (for use with travel services such as Travelocity) is STL. [Driving directions from the airport] Unfortunately, the other major airport in the area that is capable of handling large aircraft, MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, does not currently have any regularly scheduled service from any major airlines. There are no heliports in our vicinity. However, there is a small airport to the east, a few miles away, that may be useful to you if you are a pilot, as well as another airport located in the westerly suburb of Chesterfield.

Finally: if you get lost, call us!