Directions to Warren Towers Garage/ Photonics Building

 

 

From South or West:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 18, Allston/Cambridge. Exit Left. Follow signs to Cambridge.  At the second set of lights, turn right; this is Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive. Exit Storrow Drive at Kenmore Square. Follow Local Directions below.

 

From Southeast:

Take I-93/Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) North to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Exit. Follow Local Directions below.

 

From North:

Take I-93 or Route 1 South to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26).  Follow signs onto Storrow Drive and continue to the Kenmore Exit. Follow Local Directions below.

 

From the North Shore:

Take Route 1-A through the Sumner Tunnel. Follow signs onto the Expressway North. Take Storrow Drive (Exit 26).  Follow signs onto Storrow Drive and continue to the Kenmore Exit.  Follow Local Directions below.

 

Local Directions from the Kenmore Square/Comm. Avenue Exit of Storrow Drive:

At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Beacon Street.  At this point, the road forks; take the right fork—this will be Bay State Road. Continue straight for four blocks and then turn left (there will be a small park on your left).  You will come to a traffic light at the intersection with Commonwealth Ave.  Continue straight across Commonwealth Ave. and turn left, heading towards Kenmore Square.  Take your first right onto Hinsdale St. and you will see the entrance to the Warren Towers Garage immediately on your right.  To get to the Photonics Center, exit the garage and turn left.  Walk up Commonwealth Ave. 1 1/2 blocks to St. Mary’s St. (there will be a Radio Shack on the corner) and turn left.  The Photonics Center, located at 8 St. Mary’s Street, will be the first building on your left.  From St. Mary’s St., you enter on the second floor – Room 206 is straight back at the rear of the building.

 

By Public Transportation:

Boston University is located along the MBTA Green line.  From any downtown Green Line subway station, take the "B" train heading outbound toward Kenmore Square.  (If you are coming from North Station, take any train to Park St. and change to the “B” line.)  After Kenmore, the train will be above ground.  Exit the train at the third stop above ground (Boston University Central).  To get to the Photonics Center, you will need to cross Commonwealth Ave. and look for St. Mary's Street (there is a Radio Shack on the corner). The Photonics Building is located at 8 St. Mary’s, and is the first building on your left. From St. Mary’s St., you enter on the second floor – Room 206 is straight back at the rear of the building.