How to Find Us

Gilmore-Vines Building
801 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02119
We prefer email (biosci@bu.edu) for questions.
Phone no. (617)-638-6363

The BioSci Academy offices are located at 801 Albany St (also called the “S” building), in Boston’s South End, one block from Mass Ave.

BUS

BioSci Academy offices are accessible by:

  • MBTA bus numbers 1, 8, 10, 47, 49
  • MBTA cross-town (CT) buses CT1 and CT3

Bus #1 travels down Mass. Ave. from Harvard Square, turns right on Albany Street and continues onto Dudley station. The first stop on Albany Street is right in front of our building. Coming from Dudley, the bus stops across the street after turning off Melnea Cass onto Albany St.

Bus #8 travels between Harbor Point/ U-Mass and Kenmore Station, stopping on Albany Street directly in front of our building

Bus #10 travels between Copley Square and City Point. The closest to the “S” building is at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and Albany Street.

Bus #47 travels between Central Square and BU Medical Center. You can walk down Albany Street, cross Mass. Ave. and arrive at 801 in one block.

Bus #49 travels between Chinatown and Dudley Square. The closest stop to the “S” building is at the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Washington St.

CT 1 travels between Central Square and BU Medical Center. The stop closest to the “S” building is on the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Harrison Avenue.

CT 3 travels between Andrews Station and Longwood Medical Area. The stop closest to the “S” building is on Harrison Ave near Mass. Ave.

Subway Connections To Buses

Green Line:

  • B, C, and D trains stop at Hynes Convention Center. This stop connects with #1 and CT 1
  • E trains stop at Symphony where you can connect with bus #1 and CT 1

Orange Line:

  • Chinatown stop connects with bus #49
  • Mass Ave. stop connects with bus #1 and CT 1
  • Ruggles stop connects with bus #8, #47, and CT 3

Red Line:

  • Central Square stop connects with bus #1 and CT1
  • Andrews stop connects with bus #10 and CT3

Silver Line:

  • Take the Silver Line to the Washington Street stop.

For further information, please visit mbta.com.

PARKING

Parking is extremely limited in the immediate vicinity of 801 Albany St. Be careful as they do tow! Metered parking spots can be found within a 3-block radius of 801 Albany. However, be prepared to drive around for awhile to find an open meter. There are a few pay garages, such as the Hampden Street garage, nearby.

For driving directions:

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The Front of Our Building:

biomed-building

801 Albany St, Boston, MA

We are on the corner of Albany & Northampton Streets. Take the Orange Line to Mass Ave then the No. 1 Bus to Albany St. or walk from the Washington St. stop on the Silver Line.

Email: biosci@bu.edu