From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90)
Take the Cambridge/Allston exit (exit 18 from the west, exit 20 from the east). Follow the Cambridge signs off the ramp to the traffic lights. Stay in the middle lane while crossing the bridge. Proceed straight across the bridge onto River Street. Stay in the left lane and follow River Street into Central Square, the first major traffic intersection. Travel straight across the intersection. (Here the street becomes Prospect Street.) At the second traffic light, turn left onto Broadway. Follow Broadway until you must bear right at the fire station, onto Quincy Street. Move into the left lane and turn left at the light onto Cambridge Street. Proceed down through the underpass and move into the far right lane which feeds into Massachusetts Avenue. The Law School is on the right, approximately one block farther. There are parking meters along both sides of the street.
Take exit 26 for Storrow Drive, using right lane and following signs for Storrow Drive. Take left lane exit for Government Center/Kendall Square/3 North and bear right at sign for Kendall Square. Proceed across bridge onto Broadway. Follow Broadway for two miles until you must bear right at the fire station, onto Quincy Street. Move into the left lane and turn left at the light onto Cambridge Street. Proceed through the underpass and move into the far right lane which feeds into Massachusetts Avenue. The Law School is on the right, approximately one block further. There are parking meters along both sides of the street.
From I-95 / Route 128
From Route 128 (I-95), take the exit for Route 2 East to Arlington and Boston. Travel approximately 6.5 miles, approaching the rotary from left lane. Bear left, following signs for 3 North and 16 East to Medford. At the first light, turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Proceed 1.8 miles to Everett Street on the left (15th traffic light). The Law School begins here, on the left. There are parking meters along both sides of the street.
The following are local cab companies that serve the Harvard Law School:
Yellow Cab (617-547-3000)
Ambassador Brattle Cab (617-492-1100)
Checker Cab of Cambridge (617-497-9000)
Cambridge Checker Cab (617-497-1500)
Subway or "T"
Via Subway (MBTA)
Take the Red Line train (towards Alewife) to Harvard Square. From Harvard station, either walk north through Harvard Yard to the Law School or take the Church Street exit from the T station, and walk north on Massachusetts Avenue to the Law School.
From Logan Airport
Take the Silver Line bus that stops outside all airline terminals to South Station. From here, take the Red Line train inbound to Harvard (train marked Alewife). (Travel time: 45 minutes)
South Station is the final destination for Amtrak and some commuter trains. Take the Red Line inbound to Harvard. (Travel time: 30 minutes)
From the Commuter Rail
Some commuter rail lines end at North Station. Take the Green Line inbound to Park Street. Go downstairs and take the Red Line outbound to Harvard. (Travel time: 40 minutes)
Via bus (MBTA)
Several MBTA bus lines stop in Harvard square, refer to the MBTA website for routes and schedules.
Harvard University Shuttles and Vans
The Shuttle Bus is designed to provide students, faculty and staff with safe, convenient transportation on the Cambridge and Allston campuses throughout the academic year, except during recesses and a slightly reduced service during the January Term. The service is free to members of the Harvard community. There are several routes that zigzag throughout Harvard University's campuses. For the complete schedule, click here. You can also see in real time where the shuttles are anytime you want with Shuttle Tracker For the Web and For Your Mobile Device. Pocket-sized schedules are available throughout the campuses, including the Information Center located in the Holyoke Center arcade, House offices, libraries, dining halls, and shuttle buses. For more information, call 617.495.0400.
Public parking is not available on the Harvard Law School campus, but Harvard Square has a few parking garages located within walking distance. View a map of these locations.
Nearest hotels - at Harvard Square:
Sheraton Commander ($$)
16 Garden St. Cambridge, MA 02138
The Charles Hotel ($$$)
Harvard Square, One Bennett Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tel: (800) 882-1818
The Inn at Harvard ($$)
1201 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Square Hotel ($)
110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
See more options on the Harvard Square accommodations guide.
Within 3 miles of Harvard Square:
Boston Marriott Cambridge ($$)
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
Courtyard Boston Cambridge ($$)
777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139
Doubletree Guest Suites Boston ($$)
400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, Massachusetts
Tel: (617) 783-0090 OR 1 (800) 222-TREE (8733)
Hyatt Regency ($$)
575 Memorial Drive Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139-4896
Tel: 617 492 1234
Royal Sonesta ($-$$$)
Five Cambridge Parkway Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
The Hotel Veritas
1 Remington Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tel: (617) 520-5000
The Kendall Hotel ($-$$)
The Mary Prentiss Inn ($-$$)
Other Boston hotels
Best Western Terrace Inn
1650 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02135
Boston Park Plaza
64 Arlington Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116-3912
The Westin Copley Place, Boston
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02116
15 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116
Four Seasons Hotel Boston
200 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Ritz-Carlton Boston Common
10 Avery Street Boston, MA 02111
The Growing the Impact Economy summit will be held at:
Harvard Law School
1585 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA, 01238
Wasserstein Hall is on the northwest corner of Harvard yard, at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and Everett St. It can be reached by taxi, or by public transportation via the Red Line T stop at Harvard Square (see map).