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Facility Names, Addresses, and Abbreviations

All parking is by permit only, including all visitor and motorcycle parking. For more information on how to obtain a permit for a visitor parking facility, click here. Information posted on the table below is subject to change. Please contact Parking Services at parking@harvard.edu or 617 496-7827 for the most current information.

Facility Name - Facility Address Map Code
LIST of SURFACE LOTS (uncovered parking)
1033 Massachusetts Ave. - 1033 Massachusetts Ave. 1033
12 Mellen St. - 12 Mellen St. 12ML
1230 Soldiers Field Rd. - 1230 Soldiers Field Rd. 1230
15 Ware St. - 15 Ware St. 15WR
16 Mellen St. - 16 Mellen St. 16ML
16 Prescott St. - 16 Prescott St. 16PR
175 N. Harvard St. - 175 N. Harvard St. 175N
18 Sumner Rd. - 18 Sumner Rd. 18SU
19 Ware St. - 19 Ware St. 19WR
2 Divinity Ave. - 2 Divinity Ave. 2DIV
20 Mellen St. - 20 Mellen St. 20ML
219 Western Ave. - 219 Western Ave. 219W
230 Western Ave. - 230 Western Ave. 230W
25 Travis St. - 25 Travis St. 25TR
27 Everett St. - 27 Everett St. 27EV
3 Garden St. - 3 Garden St. 3GRD
48 Trowbridge St. - 48 Trowbridge St. 48TR
5 Bryant St. - 5 Bryant St. 5BRT
5 Linden St. - 5 Linden St. 5LIN
51 Brattle St. - 51 Brattle St. 51BR
61 Kirkland St. - 61 Kirkland St. 61KL
699 Green St. - 699 Green St. 699G
7 Ware St. - 7 Ware St. 7WAR
8-10 Mt. Auburn St. - 8 Mt. Auburn St. 8MTA
8 Prescott St. - 8 Prescott St. 8PRS
9 Kirkland Place - 9 Kirkland Place 9KPL
Apley Court - 65 Mt. Auburn St. APLY
Ash St. Place - 1 Ash St. Place ASPL
Barker Center - 7 Prescott St. BARK
Blackstone - 46 Blackstone St. BKST
Bunting Lot - 38 Concord Ave. BUNT
Charles Square - 3 University Rd. CHAS
College Dining Hall - 80 JFK St. CDHL
Cowperthwaite St. - Cowperthwaite St. COWP
Sch. of Engineering and Applied Sciences - 21 Oxford St. SEAS
DeWolfe Child Care - 10 Dewolfe St. DECC
Dillon Lot - 47 N. Harvard St. DILN
Eliot Triangle - 85 Dunster St. ELTD
Francis Ave. - 25 Francis Ave. FRAN
Gordon Track & Field - 69 N. Harvard St. GORD
Gordon Visitor Lot GORD
VISITOR LOT
Greenleaf - 76 Brattle St. GRLF
Gutman Library GUTM
Business School Lot - 105 Western Ave. (Boston) HBS
Holden Green - 20 Holden Green HOLD
JFK Courtyard - 1 Eliot St. JFK
Larsen Lot - 14 Appian Way LARS
Littauer Lot - 1521 Massachusetts Ave. LITT
Longfellow Lot - 67 Brattle St. LONG
Malkin Athletic Center - 41 Holyoke St. MAKL
Metered Lot - 25 Francis Ave. METR
Mill St. - 37 Mill St. MILL
Murr Center - 65 N. Harvard St. MURR
Observatory - 60 Concord Ave. OBSV
Peabody Terrace Visitors - 159 Banks St. PBVL
Perkins Lot - 29 Oxford St. PRKS
Press Lot - 81 Garden St. PRES
Quad Lots - 45 Shepard St. QUAD
Semitic Museum - 3 Divinity Ave. SEMM
Shaler Lane - Shaler Lane SHAL
South St. - 19 South St. SOST
Carpenter Center - 23 Prescott St. VACC
William James Hall - 33 Kirkland St. WMJS
Winthrop St. - 52 Winthrop St. WNTH
LIST of GARAGES (covered parking)
1 Western Ave. - 1 Western Ave. (Boston) 1WES
10 Everett St. - 10 Everett St. 10EV
10 Akron St. - 10 Akron St. 10AK
17 Grant St. - 17 Grant St. 17GT
29 Garden St. - 29 Garden St. 29GD
5 Cowperthwaite St. - 5 Cowperthwaite St. 5COW
52 Oxford St. - 52 Oxford St. 52OX
Botanic Gardens - 77-80 Garden St. BOTG
Broadway - 7 Felton St. BWYG
DeWolfe St. - 31 Grant St. DEWL
Peabody Terrace - 125 Putnam Ave. PETG
Soldiers Field Park - 111 Western Ave. SFPG

Directions to Visitor Parking Areas

All visitor parking is on a space-available basis. For all visitor parking areas except the Harvard Business School Lot, please purchase a permit from the Parking office at Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center), 8th Floor, 1350 Massachusetts Ave., or from the self service Daily Parking Permit purchasing system prior to parking. Visitor permits may be purchased for the Harvard Business School Lot at the guard booth. Direct all visitor parking questions to the Parking office, at 617 496-7827, or via e-mail, at parking@harvard.edu. If you are attending an event, check with the Parking office to be sure event parking has been pre-arranged. When parking, please be prepared to give the name of the event to the garage or lot attendant.

Garages & Parking Lots 

Broadway Garage

7 Felton St., Cambridge
Visitor Parking Hours: 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

From Points North, South and the Downtown Boston Area:

Take either Storrow Drive or Memorial Drive West (Towards Cambridge/Newton). Exit right at the Harvard Square/Cambridge signed exit onto JFK Street. If you are on Storrow Drive you will be crossing the Anderson Bridge, which spans the Charles River, before you reach JFK Street. If you are traveling on Memorial Drive, you will turn directly onto JFK Street.

From Points West:

Take either Storrow Drive or Memorial Drive East (towards Downtown Boston). If you are on Storrow Drive, you must exit right at the Harvard Square/Allston exit, and then take your first left, crossing the Anderson Bridge which spans the Charles River, before you reach JFK Street. If you are on Memorial Drive, exit left at the Harvard Square/Cambridge signed exit onto JFK Street.

Once on JFK Street, travel through three (3) sets of lights (not including the set at the intersection of Memorial Drive and JFK Street). You should pass the Harvard Coop and Nini's Corner Newspaper Stand on your left, and on your right you will see the Harvard Square Out of Town Ticket/Newspaper Stand (the "Kiosk"). At the next set of lights (which are located directly in front of the Johnston Gate, which is the main entrance to Harvard Yard), bear to your right.

A fork in the road will immediately follow this set of lights, and you should bear right at that fork, traveling under the Underpass. As you travel under the Underpass, stay to your left. You will quickly be faced with another fork in the road (a firestation is situated in the middle of the fork). You now bear to your left at this fork, passing the firestation on your right. Take your third right onto Felton St. The Broadway Garage is at the end of Felton St. on your right.

52 Oxford Street Garage

52 Oxford St., Cambridge
Visitor Parking Hours: 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., 7 days a week

From Points North, South and the Downtown Boston Area:

Take either Storrow Drive or Memorial Drive West (Towards Cambridge/Newton). Exit right at the Harvard Square/Cambridge signed exit onto JFK Street. If you are on Storrow Drive you will be crossing the Anderson Bridge, which spans the Charles River, before you reach JFK Street. If you are traveling on Memorial Drive, you will turn directly onto JFK Street.

From Points West:

Take either Storrow Drive or Memorial Drive East (towards Downtown Boston). If you are on Storrow Drive, you must exit right at the Harvard Square/Allston exit, and then take your first left, crossing the Anderson Bridge which spans the Charles River, before you reach JFK Street. If you are on Memorial Drive, exit left at the Harvard Square/Cambridge signed exit onto JFK Street.

Once on JFK Street, travel through three (3) sets of lights (not including the set at the intersection of Memorial Drive and JFK Street). You should pass the Harvard Coop and Nini's Corner Newspaper Stand on your left, and on your right you will see the Harvard Square Out of Town Ticket/Newspaper Stand (the "Kiosk"). At the next set of lights (which are located directly in front of the Johnston Gate, which is the main entrance to Harvard Yard), bear to the left. At the next set of lights proceed to the right. This will put you onto Massachusetts Ave.

The entrance to the garage is located at the intersection of Everett St. and Oxford St. So, make a right turn onto Everett Street from Massachusetts Ave. Travel straight on Everett Street, through the traffic light at the intersection of Everett St. and Oxford St.

Harvard Business School Lot 

105 Western Ave., Allston
Visitor Parking Hours: 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., 7 days a week

From the Mass Pike:

Follow the Pike to Exit 18 (eastbound) or Exit 20 (westbound) toward Cambridge/Somerville. Merge onto Cambridge St. Follow Cambridge St. through two sets of traffic lights and over a bridge. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Memorial Dr. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Western Ave. Follow over the bridge. The access road leading to the lot's entrance is located just after the lot itself, on the right-hand side of Western Ave. Turn right onto the access road, and follow to the guard booth.

From the North:

Follow routes 1 & 93 South to Boston taking the Mass Pike Points West exit. Follow the Pike to Exit 18. Follow signs to Allston. Merge left onto Cambridge St. Follow Cambridge St. through two sets of traffic lights and over a bridge. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Memorial Dr. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Western Ave. Follow over the bridge. The access road leading to the lot's entrance is located just after the lot itself. Turn right onto the access road, and follow to the guard booth.

From the South:

Using route I-95, follow North taking the Mass Pike Points East exit OR Using routes 1, 93 & 3, follow North taking the Mass Pike points West exit. Follow the Pike to Exit 18. Follow signs to Allston. Merge left onto Cambridge St. Follow Cambridge St. through two sets of traffic lights and over a bridge. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Memorial Dr. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Western Ave. Follow over the bridge. The access road leading to the lot's entrance is located just after the lot itself. Turn right onto the access road, and follow to the guard booth.

Peabody Terrace Garage

125 Putnam Ave., Cambridge
Visitor Parking Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

From the Mass Pike:

Follow the Pike to Exit 18 (eastbound) or Exit 20 (westbound) toward Cambridge/Somerville. Merge onto Cambridge St. Follow Cambridge St. through two sets of traffic lights and over a bridge. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Memorial Dr. Follow Memorial Dr. through a set of lights, crossing over Western Ave. Turn right at Akron St. Turn left at Banks St. Turn right at the access road in front of the Peabody Terrace Garage. Turn left into the garage entrance.

From the North:

Follow routes 1 & 93 South to Boston taking the Mass Pike Points West exit. Follow the Pike to Exit 18, toward Cambridge/Somerville. Merge onto Cambridge St. Follow Cambridge St. through two sets of traffic lights and over a bridge. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Memorial Dr. Follow Memorial Dr. through a set of lights, crossing over Western Ave. Turn right at Akron St. Turn left at Banks St. Turn right at the access road in front of the Peabody Terrace Garage. Turn left into the garage entrance.

From the South:

Using route I-95, follow North taking the Mass Pike Points East exit OR Using routes 1, 93 & 3, follow North taking the Mass Pike points West exit. Follow the Pike to Exit 18, toward Cambridge/Somerville. Merge onto Cambridge St. Follow Cambridge St. through two sets of traffic lights and over a bridge. Turn left at the next set of lights onto Memorial Dr. Follow Memorial Dr. through a set of lights, crossing over Western Ave. Turn right at Akron St. Turn left at Banks St. Turn right at the access road in front of the Peabody Terrace Garage. Turn left into the garage entrance.

Parking After 5:00 p.m. - Important Safety Reminder

For safety and convenience, all annual faculty, staff and student parking permits (with the exception of Evening Commuter permits, which are only valid in the designated garage or lot marked on them) are valid in all unreserved parking areas from 5:00 p.m. to midnight (Monday through Thursday) and 5:00 p.m. Friday to midnight on Sunday. Unreserved parking locations are located on the map above in RED lettering. Parking in the garages or in the lots shown in Blue is not permissible, and doing so may result in ticketing and/or towing.

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