Visiting CBI

Physical Address

50 Ames Street
6th floor, Room 604
Cambridge, MA 02139

Mailing Address

MIT-Center for Biomedical Innovation
77 Massachusetts Avenue
E19-604
Cambridge, MA 02139

Directions

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General Directions:

The Center for Biomedical Innovation is located on the MIT campus in Building E19 which is located at 50 Ames Street, in Kendall Square at the intersection of Main and Ames Streets. The Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI) is on the 6th floor. Upon entering, walk up the short flight of stairs, through the glass doors, and take the elevators (on your left) to the 6th floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn left and CBI will be the first door on your right.

By Subway (roughly .07 miles from Kendall T-station)

  • Take the Red Line to the Kendall/MIT Station.  Exit the station onto Main Street and walk along Main Street towards the Kendall Hotel (your back will be to the Charles River) to Ames Street.  Turn left onto Ames Street and follow the general directions above.

By Subway from Logan Airport

  • From any terminal at Logan Airport, take the Silver Line bus to South Station.  At South Station, change to the Red Line subway (inbound toward Alewife). Get off at the Kendall/MIT Station.  Follow Main Street (away from the Charles River) to Ames Street.  Turn left onto Ames Street and follow the general directions above.

Arriving via automobile from Logan Airport

  • Leaving the airport, follow the signs to the Sumner Tunnel. Enter the tunnel and stay in the right lane.  At the end of the tunnel, continue to stay in the right lane, start down an incline and bear to the right immediately at the sign for Storrow Drive.  Take Exit 26 for Cambridge/Somerville. Follow the signs for Back Bay/Cambridge (do not take the exit for Cambridge/Somerville). Stay in the right lane and follow the signs for Storrow Drive Westbound.  After you pass under the pedestrian walkbridges, change to the left lane and take the exit on your left for 2A North.  Turn right onto the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue).  Cross the bridge and continue on Massachusetts Avenue. The main building for MIT will appear on your right, #77 Massachusetts Avenue.  At the first intersection, take a right onto Vassar Street. Continue on Vassar.  At the lights take a right onto Main Street. Turn right onto Ames Street and follow the general directions above.

Arriving via automobile from Route I-90 (Mass Turnpike)

  • Follow I-90 east to the Cambridge/Brighton exit (exit 18). Following the signs to Cambridge, cross the River Street Bridge, and continue straight about 1 mile to Central Square.  Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and follow Massachusetts Avenue for about a half mile.  Take a left onto Vassar Street. Continue on Vassar until you get to Main Street.  At the lights take a right onto Main Street. Turn right onto Ames Street and follow the general directions above.

Arriving via automobile from Route I-93

  • From I-93, take exit 26, and follow the signs to Back Bay along Storrow Drive West, approximately 1.5 miles, to the exit for Route 2A. The exit will be on the left.  Turn right onto the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue).  Cross the bridge and continue on Massachusetts Avenue. The main building for MIT will appear on your right, #77 Massachusetts Avenue.  At the first intersection, take a right onto Vassar Street. Continue on Vassar.  At the lights take a right onto Main Street. Turn right onto Ames Street entrance and follow the general directions above.

Parking

Public transportation is recommended during business hours due to a shortage of metered spots and the cost of public parking.  The following public parking facilities are within close proximity.  Please call the garage for current rates.

  • 4 Cambridge Center, enter from Ames St. or Broadway
  • 5 Cambridge Center, East Garage (Ames St./Broadway)
  • 7 Cambridge Center, West Garage (Ames St./Galileo Way)
  • 10 Cambridge Center, North Garage (Binney St. off Broadway)

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