Directions to Office
From South or West to Photonics Center
Take the Mass Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 18, Allston/Cambridge. Exit left. Bear right following signs towards Cambridge. Take an immediate right at the Doubletree Suites onto Storrow Drive (second set of lights, but both before crossing bridge). Exit Storrow Drive at the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.
From Southeast to Photonics Center
Take I-93/Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) North to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit. Then follow Local Directions below.
From North to Photonics Center
Take I-93 or Route 1 South to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.
Local Directions from the Kenmore Square exit off Storrow Drive to Photonics Center
At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Beacon Street. At this point, the road forks; take the left fork to Kenmore Square. When in Kenmore Square, bear right onto Commonwealth Avenue. At the fourth set of lights take a left onto Saint Mary’s Street. The Photonics Center is on your left, 8 Saint Mary’s Street, and our offices are on the third floor.
From Parking at Warren Towers (Lot K) to Photonics Center
The parking lot neighbors the Photonics Center. There are a number of exits from the parking lot, so upon exiting the building you might find yourself on either Commonwealth Avenue, Hinsdale Mall or Cummington Mall. For the simplest route, find the Commonwealth Avenue exit. Once you are on Commonwealth Avenue, walk 2 blocks (away from downtown Boston and Kenmore Square). Take a left onto Saint Mary’s Street. Walk one block. You will see 8 Saint Mary’s Street (The Photonics Center) on your right.
Subway: Take the Green line outbound B train and exit at BU Central (beyond Kenmore Square stop). Walk up St. Mary’s street away from Marsh Plaza one half block. The Photonics Center will be on your left.
Bus: Exit bus #57 at St. Mary’s Street. It runs along Commonwealth Avenue from Kenmore square, Brighton Avenue through Union Square, and Cambridge Street through Brighton Center.
Logan Airport to Photonics Center
Car: From the airport, take MA-1AS from Airport Road (on Arrival Level). Continue on MA-1AS for 1.6 miles. After, take MA-28S, Storrow Drive and Commonwealth Avenue for 5 miles to St. Mary’s Street. Turn left onto St. Mary’s Street.
Subway: Follow signs at the terminal for subway, “T” Silver Line
Take the Silver (SL1) line to South Station. At South Station, take the Red line towards Alewife. At Park Street stop, switch to Green B line towards Boston College. Exit at Boston Univ. Central Stop. Cross the street towards St. Mary’s street. 8 St. Mary’s Street will be on your left.
Directions to Warren Tower Parking Garage
700 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
*The entrance is on Hinsdale Street.
When driving EAST on Commonwealth Ave. (toward Kenmore Square) pass the Warren Towers Dormitory at 700 Commonwealth Ave, and then Subway and Bank of America ATM; on the corner, after Starbucks, turn right onto Hinsdale Street, and then again turn right into the garage.
When driving WEST on Commonwealth Ave. (Kenmore Square is behind you) make a U-Turn at St. Mary’s Street (CVS and Radio Shack on the corner); drive past he Warren Towers Dormitory at 700 Commonwealth Ave, and then Subway and Bank of America ATM; on the corner, after Starbucks, turn right onto Hinsdale Street, and then again turn right into the garage.
Walking from Garage to Department Office
Exit the garage to Commonwealth Avenue and turn left. Continue until Cummington Street, turn left and walk to the end of the street. The entrance to the Photonics Buidling is at the end of the street on right. Enter and walk all the way to the elevators. The main ECE office is on the 3rd floor.