Parking at the Duarte Main Campus

Our main campus in Duarte, California, is undergoing a series of transformations that necessitate parking and road changes. Our parking ambassadors are on-site to direct and assist you. Please look for staff wearing blue jackets, white polo shirts and blue shorts/pants.

Maps and Directions

When you visit the main campus in Duarte, California, the last thing you want to worry about is getting lost on your way to an appointment. View our navigation video for City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital for step-by-step instructions on how to park.

 

Construction Alert: Center Drive

2023 Circle Drive closure map of alternative routes | City of Hope

 

Starting Monday, June 19, 2023, Center Drive traffic patterns will change due to construction for the Duarte Outpatient Center. Please expect traffic delays and arrive early for your appointments.

Center Drive will be:

  • Closed between the Evaluation and Treatment Center (ETC) drop-off and the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research.
  • Reduced to one-way traffic in front of City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital.

Valet and drop-off will remain open. See the map for details.

 

Parking and Navigation FAQs

Learn how COVID-19 and construction updates are affecting where you park and how to get to your appointment on the main campus.
General info FAQs
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Why are changes happening at the Duarte main campus?

City of Hope is enhancing its facilities to deliver even better care for our patients and staff. Once the initial phase is complete, we will have doubled our patient parking capacity, built a state-of-the-art outpatient center and completed planning for a second inpatient tower to be connected to City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital.

Where do I enter the campus?

Please note that the main entrance has changed until further notice. Most patients and visitors should now enter campus via Village Road/Duarte Road or Buena Vista Street. All patients and blood donors visiting the Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center should enter the campus via Duarte Road and Circle Road and proceed to Parking Structure A.

Where do I park?

Self-parking is available free of charge at Lot G (Lot E for overflow). Valet parking ($4, or $2 with a disabled placard) is available at Helford Hospital. New patients attending their first appointment at the main campus can valet for free.

If you're donating blood or visiting the Amini Center, enter the campus via Duarte Road, turning onto Circle Road. Parking is available in Parking Structure A. If you're going in for treatment at the Outpatient Imaging Center, please park directly in front of the building in Lot D.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Yes. Please bring your photo ID, insurance card, proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test (taken within the last 72 hours) with you to every appointment.

Who can help me find my appointment?

A parking ambassador can help you locate a parking spot, and you can ask a staff member to escort you to your appointment.

Do I have to pay for parking now or in the future?

No. Self-parking is free for patients and visitors.

How can I easily locate a parking ambassador?

Parking ambassadors are stationed at Lots G (Lot E for overflow), A, B and D and at the Helford Hospital and Geri & Richard Brawerman Ambulatory Care Center entrances. Please look for staff wearing blue jackets, white polo shirts and blue shorts/pants.

Are there services for my family/caregiver while they wait for me?

Yes, any family member or caregiver who accompanies you can be directed to our waiting area. They also have access to the City Café and visitor restrooms. For more information, go to our updated visitor policy page.

What tools are available to help me get to City of Hope and around the campus once I am there?

Our parking ambassadors are available to help. They can help you locate a spot or get to your appointment.

Blood Donor Center/Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center FAQs
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Where do I park if I’m donating blood or visiting the Amini Center?

Patients or blood donors visiting the Amini Center can park in Parking Structure A accessible via Duarte Road and Circle Road.

Where do I enter campus if I’m visiting the Amini Center?

You should enter campus via Duarte Road and Circle Road and proceed to Parking Structure A.

Will there be parking ambassadors at the Amini Center?

Yes. Parking ambassadors will be available in Parking Structure A to guide you to the Amini Center. Please look for staff wearing blue jackets, white polo shirts and blue shorts/pants.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Yes. Please bring your photo ID, insurance card and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test (taken within the last 72 hours) with you to every appointment.

Is there valet parking at the Amini Center?

No. Valet parking ($4 or $2 with a disabled placard) is available at Helford Hospital. New patients attending their first appointment at the main campus can valet for free.

Outpatient Imaging Center FAQs
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Where do I park if I’m visiting the Outpatient Imaging Center?

Please park directly in front of the building in Lot D.

Where  do I enter campus if I’m visiting the Outpatient Imaging Center?

Please note that the main entrance has changed until further notice. You must now enter campus via Village Road/Duarte Road or Buena Vista Street.

Will  there be parking ambassadors at the Outpatient Imaging Center?

Yes. Parking ambassadors will be available at the Outpatient Imaging Center. Please look for staff wearing blue jackets, white polo shirts and khaki shorts/pants.

Their main role is to help patients navigate the campus after their appointment. Parking ambassadors won't be helping patients park their cars. You may proceed to City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital for valet ($4 or $2 with a disabled placard).

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Yes. Please bring your photo ID, insurance card and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test (taken within the last 72 hours) with you to every appointment.

Is there valet parking at the Outpatient Imaging Center?

No. Valet parking ($4 or $2 with a disabled placard) is available at Helford Hospital. New patients attending their first appointment at the main campus can valet for free.

Need Help?

City of Hope’s Parking and Transportation team is available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.