Directions to Photonics Building/ Vertex
Drop off Location: Boston University Photonics Building, 8 St. Mary's St., Boston, MA
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.
Pick-up Location: Vertex Pharmaceuticals, 50 Northern Ave., Boston
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Directions from the West:
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 25 for East Service Road. Keep left at the fork for East Service Road. Continue onto Northern Ave.
Directions from the I-93 South:
Take Exit 23 toward Purchase St. Turn left onto Seaport Boulevard. Turn left onto Sleeper St. Turn right onto Northern Ave.
Directions from the I-93 North:
Take Exit 20 toward Logan Airport. Follow signs for South Boston. Take a slight left onto East Service Road. Continue onto Northern Ave.
By Public Transportation:
The nearest MBTA location is the Courthouse stop on the Silver Line, which can be accessed by walking along Fan Pier Boulevard to Seaport Boulevard (about 5 minutes walk).