Directions

The Forsyth Institute mailing address is 245 First Street Cambridge MA, 02142. However, the building entrance is at 1 Athenaeum Street. The parking garage is also located on Athenaeum Street, between First and Second Streets.

The administrative offices, clinical research and Forsyth Faculty Associates are located on the 17th floor, and the research labs are located on floors 4, 5 and 6 of the Science Center Building. 
 

Public Transportation

MBTA - Red Line (Kendall MIT Stop): Walk towards the river on the left side of Main Street/Broadway Street. At the bridge, take a left and follow the sidewalk over a wooden bridge. Take a left onto Athenaeum. The entrance to the building is on your left.

MBTA - Green Line (Lechmere Stop): Walk through the underpass to First Street. Walk down 9 blocks and take a right onto Athenaeum Street. The entrance to the building is on your left. 
 

Driving Directions

From Memorial Drive in Cambridge

  • Drive east on Memorial Drive (the river is on your right).
  • Pass MIT and stay in right hand lane.
  • Stay right when the road forks following sign to Kendall Square.
  • Take a left at first set of lights onto Binney Street.
  • Go one block to set of lights and take a left onto First Street.
  • After two more blocks, take a right onto Athenaeum Street.
  • Parking garage is on the left, just beyond the building entrance.

From Boston via Longfellow Bridge

  • Take the Longfellow Bridge into Cambridge and take a right at the first set of lights onto Third Street.
  • Take a right at first set of lights onto Binney Street.
  • Take a right at next set of lights onto First Street.
  • Take second right onto Athenaeum Street.
  • Parking garage is on the left, just beyond the building entrance.

From Boston via Massachusetts Avenue Bridge

  • Take right immediately after end of bridge onto Memorial Drive.
  • Drive east on Memorial Drive (the river is on your right).
  • Pass MIT and stay in the right hand lane.
  • Stay right when the road forks following sign to Kendall Square.
  • Take a left at first set of lights onto Binney Street.
  • Go one block and take a left at set of lights onto First Street.
  • After two more blocks, take a right onto Athenaeum Street.
  • Parking garage is on the left, just beyond the building entrance.

From Route 93 traveling North towards Boston

  • Get off at Cambridge/Storrow Drive exit.
  • Stay in the left hand lane. The off-ramp for Cambridge is on the left and loops around to the left underneath the expressway (Do Not Enter Storrow Drive)
  • At the end of the ramp, you will come out on to Martha Road, which is a one-way street.
  • Follow Martha Road up to the traffic light. Take a left at the light and follow this road around in a big loop under the highway.
  • Once under the highway, get into your right hand lane. Follow the signs for McGrath/O'Brien Highway – Museum of Science.
  • Take a right at the light onto McGrath/O'Brien.
  • Stay in the middle lane, pass the Museum of Science and cross Commercial Avenue. (large intersection)
  • Stay to the left when the road splits and turn left at the next set of lights onto First Street.
  • Drive 9 blocks and turn right onto Athenaeum Street.
  • Parking garage is on the left, just beyond the building entrance.

From Route 93 traveling South towards Boston

  • Get off at Sullivan Square, and travel for 2 miles along the side of the highway.
  • You will go straight through a set of lights, through a rotary and up to the set of lights at Bunker Hill Community College.
  • (You are still traveling along side Route 93).
  • Take a right at this set of lights, over the bridge.
  • Go straight through 2 sets of lights; take a right at 3rd set of lights onto Binney Street.
  • Go one block and take a left onto First Street.
  • After 2 more blocks, take a right onto Athenaeum Street.
  • Parking garage is on the left, just beyond the building entrance.

From MassachusettsTurnpike -- All Points West of Boston

  • Travel Pike to Allston/Cambridge toll booth. Go through toll booth and bear right.
  • Go through 2 sets of lights, over the bridge and take a right at the first set of lights onto Memorial Drive East.
  • Drive east on Memorial Drive (with Charles River on your right).
  • Pass MIT and stay in the right hand lane.
  • Stay right when the road forks, following signs for Kendall Square.
  • Take a left at the first set of lights onto Binney Street.
  • Go one block and take a left onto First Street.
  • After two more blocks, take a right onto Athenaeum Street.
  • Parking garage is on the left, just beyond the building entrance

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