Directions to Photonics Building/ Vertex
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 18, Allston/Cambridge. Exit Left. Follow the signs to Cambridge to the first set of lights. Turn right at the lights; this is Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive. Exit at Kenmore Square. 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. 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.
From the North Shore:Take Route 1-A through the Sumner Tunnel. Follow signs onto the Expressway North. Take the Back Bay/Storrow Drive Exit, and follow signs onto Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive 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. The road forks, but keep to the left and follow it into Kenmore Square. Bear to your right and you will be on Commonwealth Ave. At the At the fourth traffic light, turn left onto St. Mary's St. The Photonics building is located at #8 St. Mary's and will be the first building on your left. There will be a registration table set up in the lobby.
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 Haymarket or 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 (BU Central). Cross over Commonwealth to the other side and walk up St. Mary's St (there is a Radio Shack on the corner). The Photonics building is located at #8 St. Mary's and will be the first building on your left. There will be a registration table set up in the lobby.
The program will conclude at Biogen Building #8 which is located at 125 Broadway, Cambridge. Parents can pick students up in front of the building, but please note that if you enter this address in GPS, it points you to the building on the corner (not a Biogen building). You must make a either a left or right turn turn off Broadway (depending on which direction you are traveling) onto a one-way driveway that will take you to Building #8 (which is actually next to the one depicted on the Google map). There is a Blue Parking Sign at the end of the driveway--this is where you should turn.
Students can also walk to the Kendall/MIT stop on the Red Line by walking to Broadway, taking a left on Ames and a left on Main St. (about 8 minutes walk).
You can view a map of Biogen HERE.