The Harvard Law School is located five minutes from the historic Harvard Yard and vibrant Harvard Square. The Law School is within close proximity to the T (Red Line), as well as several MBTA bus lines. Metered street parking is available.
On Friday, March 28th all conference events will take place on the second floor of Wasserstein Hall (also known as WCC), which is located on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Everett Street. On Saturday, March 29th all events will take place in Austin Hall, which is a large brick building located on the other end of campus from Wasserstein Hall. If you have any trouble finding the buildings, please look for students wearing dark green Harvard Environmental Law Society t-shirts, who will be able to direct you to the correct building.
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.
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.
South Station is the final destination for most Greyhound and Trailways buses. Take the Red Line inbound to Harvard. (Travel time: 30 minutes)
The following hotels are located within walking distance or a short drive from Harvard Law School.
- The Charles Hotel is located at One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA. Ph: (617) 864-1200.
- The Courtyard Marriott, Cambridge is located at 777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA. Ph: (866) 323-4159.
- Harding House is located at 288 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA. Ph: (877) 489-2888.
- Harvard Square Hotel is located at 110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA. Ph: (617) 864-5200.
- Irving House is located at 24 Irving St., Cambridge, MA. Ph: (617) 547-4600.
- Mary Prentiss Inn is located at 6 Prentiss Street, Cambridge, MA. Ph: (617) 661-2929.
- Sheraton Commander Hotel is located at 16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA. Ph: (617) 547-4800.