When planning your wedding, you may wish to include information on directions and parking in your invitations. We hope that the following is of some assistance. The Lee Chapel has no formal address other than Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450-0303. It is located off of Jefferson Street.
From the North, South, or East.
From the West
There are two lots close to the Lee Chapel. One is the Visitor's Lot, which has 14 spaces. Immediately adjacent is the Corral Lot for faculty and staff. This lot is available to visitors on the weekend and should provide sufficient parking space for your guests. If both of these lots are full and there is no street parking, you may park in the University's Parking Garage. (Stay on Jefferson; cross Washington Street; turn right onto Nelson; go through the light at Lee Street; drive past Gaines Hall on your right; the Lenfest Center will be on your left; turn right and proceed into the parking garage.
The University Security Office does not reserve parking spaces for weddings. However, if there is an extenuating circumstance, a single space may be reserved by contacting Steve Tomlinson, Associate Director of Security, at 540-458-8937 or e-mail him at email@example.com to make a special request. If he is not available, call or e-mail Mike Young, Director of Security, at 540-458-8427 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are two handicap parking spaces in the Visitors Lot. These are close, but not adjacent, to the Lee Chapel. A sidewalk leads up to the main doors of the building, which is accessible on the main floor.
Drivers of a car or carriage may wait during your ceremony in one of two areas: