Driving & Parking
To arrive here by Car:
Scroll down for parking map. For event parking, after banking hours the Citizens Bank parking lot at 40 Union Square is available. Also the Argenziano School at 290 Washington Street and the Public Lot at corner of Prospect St and Somerville.
FROM DOWNTOWN BOSTON:
Take Storrow Drive east to Rte 28/McGrath O’Brien Hwy North. Stay right under the Lechmere Green Line tracks. Take the Union Square exit at Chambers Auto. Take a left under the underpass onto Washington Street and go straight into Union Square.
FROM THE NORTH:
Take Route 93 South Exit to 28 marked “Sullivan Square”. Take the ramp to the end, following the signs to Sullivan Square. At Sullivan Square, take a right at the lights onto Washington Street , past the Sullivan Square “T” station on your right. Continue on Washington Street through four sets of lights, past the Holiday Inn and the Cobble Hill Center on your left and the O’Brien Highway overpass. Union Square is directly ahead on the other side of the overpass.
FROM THE SOUTH:
Take Route 93 North to the Central Artery in Downtown Boston and take Exit 28 marked “Rt.99/Sullivan Square/Somerville”. At the bottom of the ramp, take a left. Go under the highway overpass, past the Holiday Inn, and keep going straight. Union Square is directly ahead.
FROM THE WEST:
Mass Turnpike/Route 90 to Exit 18 marked “Allston/Cambridge”. After the toll booth, bear right following the signs to Cambridge/Somerville. At the lights. continue straight over the bridge onto River Street. Follow River Street all the way into Central Square. In Central Square at the lights continue straight across Massachusetts Avenue onto Prospect Street. Follow Prospect Street all the way to the railroad bridge and continue straight into Union Square.
Route 2 East to the end into Cambridge. At the lights, turn left onto Alewife Brook Parkway. Follow to the lights and turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Continue on Massachusetts to Porter Square (you’ll see the big red mobile of the Porter Square T) and take a left at the lights onto Somerville Avenue. Follow Somerville Avenue into Union Square.
Public Parking is available in a three nearby lots — beside the Old Firehouse/SCAT building in the center of Union Square, on Washington Street behind Ricky’s Flower Market, at the corner of Prospect and Somerville Avenue. There is adequate on-street parking and some merchants also provide private parking.
For event parking, after banking hours the Citizens Bank parking lot at 40 Union Square is available. Also the Argenziano School at 290 Washington Street.
To arrive here by Bus
- CT2: Sullivan Station – Ruggles Station via Kendall/MIT (No service on weekends.)
- 85: Spring Hill – Kendall/M.I.T. Station via Summer St. & Union Sq. (No service on weekends.)
- 86: Sullivan Station – Reservoir (Cleveland Circle) via Harvard/Johnston Gate
- 87: Arlington Center or Clarendon Hill – Lechmere Station via Somerville Ave.
- 88: Clarendon Hill – Lechmere Station via Highland Avenue
- 91: Sullivan Station – Central Sq., Camb. via Washington St.
To arrive here by Train
RED LINE MBTA
Take Red Line to Harvard Square, then the #86 (Sullivan Square) bus to Union Square. Or take the Red Line to Davis Square, then the #87 (Lechmere) bus to Union Square.
ORANGE LINE MBTA
Take the Orange Line to Sullivan Square, then the #86 (Allston) bus or the #91 (Central Square) bus to Union Square.
GREEN LINE MBTA
Take the Green Line to Lechmere Station, then the #87 (Clarendon Hill) bus to Union Square.