Stephen C. O’Connell Center Map & Directions


Stephen C. O’Connell Center

2020 West University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32603

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Written Directions for Home Show location

The Stephen C. O’Connell Center is located on the northwest corner of Stadium Road and Gale Lemerand Drive (old North-South Drive).  The phone number is (352) 392-5500.

From I-75:  Take I-75 to exit 387, Newberry Road.  When you get off the ramp go east for five miles; eventually Newberry Road becomes University Avenue (Note: You should pass the Oaks Mall on your right shortly after traveling on Newberry Road).  Continue traveling east on University Ave.  At the intersection of University Avenue and Gale Lemerand Drive, take a right.  Building is the white dome on the right.


By Highway 441: Take 441 North (also called SW 13th St) to W. University Avenue         and make a left.  Travel West to Gale Lemarand Drive.  Make a left.  Building is the white dome on the right.

From Tallahassee: Take I-10 heading east towards Lake City until it meets I-75.  Take I 75 south, then follow the “I-75” directions.

From Jacksonville: Take I-95 south, towards Jacksonville, to I-295, Exit onto I-10 (Note: If you miss the I-295 exit, follow I-95 to where it intersects with I-10).  Take I-10 West (towards Tallahassee) to I-75 south.  Then follow the “I-75” directions.


Take I-10 only as far as US 301 (it will be one of the early exits) at Baldwin.  Head south on 301 to Waldo.  At Waldo, take a right onto SR24 West to East University Ave and follow through Gainesville.  East University will turn into West University at North Main Street.  Follow University Avenue West until you reach Gale Lemarand Drive and make a right.  Building is the white dome on the right.