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DIRECTIONS

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Driving from the West:

From the Mass. Pike
Take Exit 18 - Brighton / Cambridge (a left lane exit). Follow signs for Cambridge, bearing right on the exit ramp to the traffic lights. Go straight across the Charles River, staying in the middle lane on the bridge. On the other side, go straight through the lights and cross over Memorial Drive. Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

From Soldiers Field Road
Take the Central Square / Mass. Pike Exit. Follow the signs to Central Square, taking a left over the River Street Bridge (the second set of lights). Cross the Charles River. Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

From Memorial Drive
Turn left onto River Street (between Mobil and Shell gas stations). Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

Driving from Boston:

From the Mass. Pike
Take Exit 20 Brighton / Cambridge, bearing right for Cambridge. At the traffic lights, go straight onto the River Street Bridge and cross the Charles River. On the other side, go straight through the lights and cross Memorial Drive. Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

From Memorial Drive
Turn right onto River Street (just past the Radisson Hotel). Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

From Storrow Drive
Take the Central Square / Mass. Pike Exit. Turn right at the traffic lights and go over the River Street Bridge. On the other side, go straight through the lights and cross Memorial Drive. Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

Driving from the South via I-93:

Take I-93 to the Mass. Pike. Go to Exit 20 Brighton / Cambridge, bearing right for Cambridge. At the traffic lights, go straight onto the River Street Bridge and cross the Charles River. On the other side, go straight through the lights and cross Memorial Drive. Turn left at the traffic light onto Putnam Avenue. Go to the end where Putnam meets Mount Auburn Street. Take a right on Mount Auburn and an immediate left across Massachusetts Avenue onto Trowbridge Street. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

From the North via I-93

Take I-93 to the Storrow Drive./N. Station Exit (Exit 26). Follow signs to Storrow Drive. Stay in the right lane for approximately 2.5 miles. Then take the first right at the Central Square / Mass. Pike Exit, which takes you over the Charles River. On the other side, turn left onto Memorial Drive. Get in the right lane and follow the signs to Harvard Square, turning right onto JFK Blvd. Turn right onto Mount Auburn Street. Stay straight on Mt. Auburn. Just as Mt. Auburn meets and merges with Massachusetts Avenue, turn left across Mass Ave onto Trowbridge Street, which runs alongside the Crate & Barrel furniture store. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

From the North Shore via 1A or Route 1

Drive south on 1A, passing the Wonderland MBTA Station and going through the next rotary to pick up 16 West. Follow Route 16 to the Route 1 Exit and go over the Tobin Bridge. As you come through the tolls, bear right, following the signs to Route 93 North and Charlestown/Somerville. Do not follow 93 North, but keep bearing right at the Rutherford Ave/Charlestown Exit. Get in the far left lane as you exit and turn left, heading toward Austin Street. Turn left at the next light onto Austin Street and drive past Bunker Hill Community College. Cross over Prison Point Bridge. Turn right on Cambridge Street as you come off the bridge, and go straight, past the Middlesex Courthouse and Lechmere MBTA Station. Follow Cambridge Street for about 2 miles. Turn left onto Ellery Street and cross over Broadway. Turn right onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is two blocks ahead on the left.

Driving from Logan Airport:

Take the Ted Williams Tunnel (I-90/Mass Pike) West to the Allston-Brighton Exit. Bear right, following signs to Cambridge. Go over the Charles River and turn left onto Memorial Drive. Get in the right lane and follow the signs to Harvard Square, turning right onto JFK Blvd. Turn right on Mt. Auburn Street. Stay straight on Mt. Auburn. Just as Mt. Auburns meets and merges with Massachusetts Avenue, turn left across Mass Ave onto Trowbridge Street, which runs alongside the Crate & Barrel furniture store. Go one block on Trowbridge and turn left onto Harvard Street. The Ikeda Center is one and one-half blocks ahead on the left.

MBTA to Harvard Square/ Walking directions

Take the Red Line to the Harvard Square MBTA stop. Walk along Massachusetts Avenue keeping Harvard Yard on your left. Bear left at the Inn at Harvard (corner of Harvard Street and Massachusetts Avenue). Walk less than one block past the Old Cambridge Baptist Church to the Ikeda Center, the next building on your right. There is a blue and white banner on the building.



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Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue
396 Harvard Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Phone: (617) 491.1090 Fax: (617) 491.1169

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