Directions and Store Hours

Visit The Scrap Exchange Creative Reuse Arts Center!
Located at the east end of downtown Durham, in the historic Golden Belt complex.

923 Franklin Street, Bays 1 and 2
Durham, NC 27701
919-688-6960

Take a Google Tour!

Store Hours

MTW 11 – 5, Thu. 11 – 9, Fri. 11 – 9, Sat. 10 – 5, Sun. 12 – 5

Google Map of 923 Franklin Street.

Franklin St. ends when it hits Belt St, with entrances to several parking lots. We’re in the large brick building across the central parking lot from the redeveloped Golden Belt building.

 

Parking

Please park in the gravel lot at the end of Belt Street with the metal PARK sculpture at the entrance.

parking lot

You may also park in the paved parking lot in spaces marked Reserved for CC&W., or in spaces marked with a BLUE dot.

Visitors to The Scrap Exchange should NOT park in unmarked spaces or spaces with a red “R” in the main, paved parking lot. These spots belong to the other building and you may be towed.

If you are dropping off donations, please drive around to our back entrance next to Liberty Arts.

 

Directions

 

From I-40 (Raleigh) to Highway 147/Durham Freeway North

Take I-40 West to Highway 147 North (Durham Freeway). Take Exit 11 NC-55/Alston Ave. At the light at the exit ramp, turn right onto NC-55/Alston Ave. Go about half a mile on Alston Ave. Turn left on Franklin Street, which is the third street after the light at Main Street. Franklin Street ends at the Golden Belt Complex. Please see above for information about parking.

[Note: Franklin Street is not well marked; the street sign is only on one side of the street. If you hit the light at Taylor Street, you went too far. Turn left at the light on Taylor, then left on Elm, then right on Franklin.]

 

From Highway 147/Durham Freeway South

Take Exit 11 NC-55/Alston Ave. At the light at the exit ramp, turn left onto NC-55/Alston Ave. Go about half a mile on Alston Ave. Turn left on Franklin Street, which is the third street after the light at Main Street. Franklin Street ends at the Golden Belt Complex. Please see above for information about parking.

[Note: Franklin Street is not well marked; the street sign is only on one side of the street. If you hit the light at Taylor Street, you went too far. Turn left at the light on Taylor, then left on Elm, then right on Franklin.]

 

From I-85/North Durham

Take I-85 to exit 177 (US 15-501 Business/Roxboro St.) toward NC-55/Avondale Dr/Downtown. Go straight until the light at Avondale. Turn right onto Avondale Ave. After about half a mile, take a slight right to turn on Alston Ave/NC-55. Continue on Alston Ave/NC-55 for just over a mile. Take a right on Franklin Street, which is the second right after the light at Taylor Street. Franklin Street ends at the Golden Belt Complex. Please see above for information about parking.

[Note: Franklin Street is not well marked; the street sign is only on one side of the street. If you hit the light at Main Street, you went too far. Turn right at the light on Main, then right on Elm, then left on Franklin.]

 

From South Durham

Take NC-55 (Alston Ave) toward downtown Durham. About half a mile after NC-147, turn left on Franklin Street, which is the third street after the light at Main Street. Franklin Street ends at the Golden Belt Complex. Please see above for information about parking.

[Note: Franklin Street is not well marked; the street sign is only on one side of the street. If you hit the light at Taylor Street, you went too far. Turn left at the light on Taylor, then left on Elm, then right on Franklin.]

 

From Chapel Hill

Take 15-501 Business to Durham; stay on 15-501 Business past South Square. Turn left on University Drive, which turns into Lakewood Drive. After about 1.5 miles on University/Lakewood, turn left on S. Roxboro St.. After about half a mile on Roxboro, take a right onto E. Main St. Just past Fayetteville/N. Elizabeth St., turn left onto Morning Glory Ave to go into the Golden Belt complex. Turn right to stay on Morning Glory. Go one block and turn left on Belt Street. Parking lots are ahead and to your left. Please see above for information about parking.

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