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*From Interstate 315South take the North Broadway exit (follow Hospital sign). Stay straight through light to go onto Thomas Lane. Turn left when you see the Riverside Children's sign and stay right to pull up to card reader gate. Push the intercom button to initiate entrance, we will release the gate. Park in our lot and come to the front door. Ring door bell and we will release the door.

*From Interstate 315N take the Olentangy River Rd exit toward North Broadway. Keep R at fork to continue towards N Broadway. Turn L on Olentangy River Rd.
Turn L onto Thomas Lane.
Turn Left when you see the Riverside Children's Center sign, and turn right at the gate. Ring the intercom and we will release the gate for your entrance. Park in our lot and ring the doorbell at the front door. We will release the door for your entrance.

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