The Patel Conservatory is located at the Straz Center:
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, Florida 33602


  • If you are traveling north on I-275, take the Ashley Street/West Tampa Exit #44 to downtown. Once off the exit, bear right into W. Fortune Street. The treble clef door entrance to the Patel Conservatory is on your left. 
  • If you are traveling south on I-275, take the Downtown East-West Exit #45A to downtown. Please note that the exit point for Downtown East-West Exit 45A is well in advance of the previous Ashley Drive Exit #44. Follow the Ashley Drive sign. Once off the exit, bear right into W. Fortune Street. The treble clef door entrance to the Patel Conservatory is on your left.
  • From the Orlando-Lakeland area, take I-4 west to I-275 South and take the Downtown East/West Exit #45A. Once off the exit, bear right into W. Fortune Street. The treble clef door entrance to the Patel Conservatory is on your left.
  • From I-75 North or South, take I-4 West to Tampa then to I-275 South. Take the Downtown East/West Exit #45A. Once off the exit, bear right into W. Fortune Street. The treble clef door entrance to the Patel Conservatory is on your left.
  • If you are coming via Bayshore Boulevard, go over the Platt Street bridge and turn left on Florida Avenue. Go straight 9 blocks, turn left on Tyler Street and drive three-and-a-half blocks, bearing right on N. MacInnes Place. Turn left onto W. Fortune Street. The treble clef door entrance to the Patel Conservatory is on your left.
  • From the Crosstown or Lee Roy Selmon Expressway east-bound, take Kennedy Boulevard and turn right on to Florida Avenue. Turn left on Tyler Street and go three-and-a-half blocks bearing right on N. MacInnes Place. Turn left onto W. Fortune Street. The treble clef door entrance to the Patel Conservatory is on your left.

Directions to classes that take place on the Tampa Preparatory School Campus:
From the Patel Conservatory, follow W. Fortune Street and turn right onto N. MacInnes Place. At the stop sign, turn right onto Cass Street. Travel through the light and over the Cass Street bridge. The entrance to Tampa Preparatory School is on your right.

For Patel Conservatory parking options, click here.

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