UMCES Annapolis Office

In order to promote scientific synthesis activities, UMCES has an office located adjacent to the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) at 1 Park Place in historic downtown Annapolis, Maryland.


Overview

Park Place AerialThe UMCES Annapolis Office is designed to be a convenient and modern office for UMCES staff and as an up-to-date meeting space for IAN, UMCES and our partners. The facility has a state-of-the-art electronic conference room with interactive video and voice conference capabilities as well as high-speed wireless connectivity and projection capabilities. It is available for meetings, training courses and workshops pending scheduling availability.

It is located near the state capitol and legislative offices and within walking distance to a host of restaurants, hotels, shops. The local Circulator Bus Service provides shuttle service to the historic waterfront and downtown Annapolis area. Washington, DC, Baltimore, and the Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI) are only a 30-40 minute drive.


Park Place Building Park Place Entrance Park Place Fountain

Facilities and Reservations

Facilities

Conference room

  • Seats 14 around table with each seat having power and LAN (local area network @100 Mbps) and wireless connections for internet
  • Whiteboards (fixed and portable)
  • Interactive video conferencing through UM (IVN)
  • Conference phone (410-622-3895)
  • Portable and fixed computer projectors with projection wall
  • DVD/VHS players

The office has a small kitchen, fax, copier, wireless throughout, breakout meeting space, area for food serving (food must be brought in), coffee pots, microwave, and refrigerator.

Conference room Breakout space

Reservations

Before requesting a reservation, please view the calendar icon current bookings.

You can also subscribe to the iCalendar for the iCal Subscribe Icon conference room bookings.

The conference room is reserved on a first-come first-served basis. To schedule a meeting, please fill out an
calendar icon online request
or phone Dottie Samonisky at (410) 221-2005, or Joyce Meritt at (410) 221-2001.

Getting There

Park Place Sign

Address

1 Park Place
Suite 325
Annapolis, MD 21401
Ph (410) 622-3891

Directions

FROM BALTIMORE AND POINTS NORTH

  1. From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), Take I-97 South towards Annapolis
  2. Follow signs for US-50 E/US-301 N/Annapolis/Bay Bridge and merge onto US-301 N/US-50 E (approx 18mi)
  3. Take exit 24 to merge onto MD-70 S/Rowe Blvd toward Annapolis S (approx 3.5mi)
  4. Turn right onto Taylor Ave (approx 1 mile)
  5. Turn left into into the garage at Park Place

FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. AND POINTS WEST

  1. Take U.S. 50/New York Ave east.
  2. Take exit 24 to merge onto MD-70 S/Rowe Blvd toward Annapolis S (approx 30mi)
  3. Turn right onto Taylor Ave (approx 1 mile)
  4. Turn left into into the garage at Park Place

Location Map

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Park Place Parkig Level

Parking

Covered parking is available underground at Park Place for $1.00/hr or a max of $10.00 a day. Park in the green "work" section and take the elevator for building one to the third floor. Exit the elevator and turn right and right again and then proceed to the UMCES office.

Local Services

Restaurants

Annapolis Grill
Adjacent to the Westin
100 Westgate Circle
410-216-6030

Azure Restaurant
Inside the Westin
100 Westgaet Circle
410-972-4365

Carpaccio (Tuscan Kitchen & Wine Bar)
1 Park Place, Suite 10
410-268-6569

Fado (Irish Pub & Restaurant)
1 Park Place, Suite 7
410-626-0069

India's of Annapolis (Authentic Indian Cuisine)
Directly across the street
257 West Street
410-263-7900

Miss Shirley's Cafe (Breakfast & Lunch)
1 Park Place
410-268-5171

Starbucks (Coffee & Pastries)
Inside Westin Hotel Lobby
100 Westgate Circle

Subway
1 Park Place
410-268-0702

The Wild Orchid Café and Catering (Local, featuring regional favorites, steaks, game and fresh seafood)
200 Westgate Circle, Suite 104
410-268-7656


Caterers

Giolitti's Deli
2068 Somerville Road
410-266-8600

Main Ingredient
914 Bay Ridge Road
410-626-0388

Zoës Kitchen
1901 Towne Center Blvd., Suite 105
410-266-7284


Accommodations

Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel
80 Compromise Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-268-7555

Best Western Annapolis
2520 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-224-2800

Country Inn and Suites by Carlson
2600 Housley Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-571-6700

Courtyard by Marriott
2559 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-266-1555

DoubleTree Hotel Annapolis
210 Holiday Court
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-224-3150

Extended Stay America - Annapolis - Admiral Cochrane Drive
120 Admiral Cochrane Dr
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-571-6600

Extended Stay America - Annapolis - Womack Drive
1 Womack Dr
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-571-9988

Hampton Inn & Suites Annapolis
124 Womack Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-571-0200

Hilton Garden Inn Annapolis
305 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-266-9006

Historic Inns of Annapolis
58 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-2641

Loews Annapolis Hotel
126 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-7777 or 800-526-2593

O'Callaghan Annapolis Hotel
174 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-7700

The Westin Annapolis
100 Westgate Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-972-4312