The Boston University Photonics Center
8 Saint Mary’s St., Boston, MA 02215, Tel: (617) 353-8899, Fax: (617) 353-7271
Faculty and Staff Directories
For questions regarding the Photonics Center, please call 617-353-8899.
Parking is available for visitors at the Granby Lot at 665 Commonwealth Avenue on the BU campus, which is a cash only lot.
FROM SOUTH OR WEST
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.
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.
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
At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Beacon Street. At this point, the road forks; the right fork is Bay State Road, the left fork will take you into Kenmore Square. Take the left fork. 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 9th floor.
FROM PARKING AT WARREN TOWERS
Follow directions as above but make a U-turn at the fourth set of lights. Take your first right and then turn right again into the Warren Towers garage.
from the parking garage
Exit the parking garage onto Commonwealth Avenue and take a left. Walk 2 blocks up (you are walking away from Kenmore Square). Take a left onto Saint Mary’s Street. You will be entering the building on the second floor. Take the elevator to the ninth floor. The Photonics Center offices are on the left.
FROM PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Subway: Take the Green line Westbound 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.
FROM LOGAN AIRPORT
Subway: Outside baggage claim, catch the free shuttle bus to the subway: #22, #33 or #55. Take the Blue line ($2.25) to Government Center and change to B line on the Green line (track is immediately atop the escalator/stairs). Follow From Public Transportation above.
Car: Follow signs to Sumner/Callahan tunnel. After tunnel, turn right onto I-93 N. Follow From Southeast above.