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Directions to the Davis Center

Address

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Phone

617.495.4037

Fax

617.495.8319

Email for general inquiries

daviscrs@fas.harvard.edu

Media inquiries

Please contact Sarah Failla, Communications and External Relations Officer, at sfailla@fas.harvard.edu or 617.496.5684.

Hours

Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Public Transit

The following MBTA Routes serve Harvard Square. The Davis Center is located on Cambridge Street, between Prescott and Felton Streets.

In addition, Harvard's M2 shuttle offers service between Harvard Yard and the Longwood Medical Area. Service is free to holders of Harvard student, officer, and staff ID cards. Others may purchase tickets.

By Car

Parking in Harvard Square can be difficult during business hours. If you plan to spend less than two hours at the Davis Center, there are metered parking spots on both Cambridge Street and Broadway.

If you plan to spend the entire day at the Davis Center, you may purchase a one-day visitor's pass for $16.00 to park in the Broadway Garage, which is the closest parking garage to the CGIS complex. Please contact the Davis Center for instructions on obtaining a permit. It is not possible to buy a permit for same-day parking. Availability is limited.

The Broadway Garage is located on Felton Street, at the corner of Broadway.

From I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) East

  • Take the Cambridge/Allston exit (#18). Keep right after the toll plaza.
  • Go straight over the River Street Bridge.
  • Immediately make a left turn onto Memorial Drive.
  • At the third light, turn right onto JFK Street.
  • JFK Street becomes Massachusetts Avenue/ MA 2A W.
  • Turn slight right onto Cambridge Street.

From Massachusetts Avenue or Route 2A West

  • Cross Harvard Bridge and follow Massachusetts Avenue (Route 2A West) for 1.5 miles.
  • Turn slight right onto Cambridge Street.

From Route 2 East

  • Follow signs for Route 2 East as you approach Cambridge and bear right onto the Alewife Brook Parkway. Pass the Alewife MBTA Station on the right.
  • Continue over the bridge, pass the Fresh Pond Mall on the left.
  • Follow signs for Route 2 East to Boston.
  • Watch for and take a left turn onto Memorial Drive (Route 2 East).
  • Stay on Memorial Drive to the Anderson Bridge.
  • Turn left onto JFK Street.
  • JFK Street becomes Massachusetts Avenue/ MA 2A W.
  • Turn slight right onto Cambridge Street.