Surgical Planning Laboratory - Brigham & Women's Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts USA - a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School

Surgical Planning Laboratory

Directions

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Getting to the SPL


  • First, follow directions below to the Brigham and Women's Hospital. BWH is located between Huntington and Brookline Avenues, within the Longwood medical and academic area.
  • Once you are inside the Brigham's main lobby, take the Amory elevators across from the information desk down to L1.
  • When you leave the elevators, turn right.
  • Walk down the hallway: the third door on your right is marked SPL. Enter the reception area.
    (Access outside of hospital business and visiting hours requires BWH identification.)








Public transportation


From downtown Boston

Green Line E Brigham Circle Stop

Pick up the Green Line trolley, E branch, westbound. Take it to Brigham Circle. Turn right on Francis Street. Walk past the Peter Bent Brigham building and BWH ambulatory entrance on your right. Walk one more block. BWH main entrance is on right. Several other bus and train lines provide service to the Longwood Medical Area. Need more information on mass transit connections? Check the MBTA web site.

From Logan airport
Take the Blue Line inbound to Government Center. Transfer to the Green Line, E branch. proceed as if coming from downtown.

From MIT or Sullivan Square

CT2 Bus

During the week, take the MBTA CT2 bus from Sullivan Square or from Kendall Square station (in front of the MIT Coop). If you're catching the bus at Kendall, be sure to that the bus is going towards Ruggles Station. Listen for the Beth Israel Deaconess bus stop, and signal for the next stop (Blackfan Circle/Children's Hospital). Turn right coming out of the bus onto Longwood Avenue. Walk straight through one traffic light (Blackfan), then turn left at the next one (Binney Street). Walk straight until you reach Francis Street. BWH main entrance is on your left. At night or on weekends, take the Red Line subway inbound from Kendall to Park Street Station. Follow directions from downtown.




From Harvard Square
Take the Red Line inbound to Park Street. Proceed as if coming from downtown. Harvard Faculty and Harvard Medical School students can also take the MASCO M2 shuttle from Harvard or MIT.


Arriving by car


From the North

Service Center Parking Garage

Via Logan Airport, the Mystic River Bridge, Route 1, Routes 93 or 28, follow the signs to Storrow Drive. After the Copley Square/Massachusetts Avenue sign, take the left exit off Storrow Drive marked Fenway, Route 1. Take the right fork marked Boylston Street, Outbound. At a major intersection/rotary (look for the Landmark Center in front of you and to your right), turn left onto Brookline Avenue. Proceed past Beth Israel/Deaconess Hospital and through the Longwood Avenue intersection. Move to the left lane. Go through the next traffic light (Jimmy Fund Way), and take the next left onto Francis Street. The BWH main entrance is on your left (one block), and the Service Center Parking Garage is on your right.

From the South
Via the Southeast Expressway, take the Massachusetts Avenue/Roxbury exit. Follow Melnea Cass Boulevard through 6 lights to the end. You will see Northeastern University and the Ruggles Street MBTA station. Turn left onto Tremont Street. At Ruggles Street, turn right, then left at Huntington Avenue. You will pass the Museum of Fine Arts and the Massachusetts College of Art. Continue through the Longwood Avenue intersection. The next traffic light is Brigham Circle. Bear right onto Francis Street. Pass the BWH ambulatory entrance and proceed one block to the BWH main entrance on right. Parking garage is on left.

From the West
Via the Massachusetts Turnpike, take Exit 22 at Copley Square. Follow the left lane, labeled Prudential Center, and take Huntington Avenue west. Proceed as is coming from the south.

Arriving by bicycle


Bicycling is a great way to get around the Boston metropolitan area. Oftentimes, it's also the fastest way.

From Cambridge (Havard Square)
Ride along the Cambridge side of the Charles River to the BU Bridge (beware of crossing traffic, pedestrians, potholes, and ice in the winter). (Alternatively, take Putnam Avenue from the Mt. Auburn Street / Mass Ave intersection through the Western Ave, River Street, and Magazine Street lights. Turn right on Pearl Street. Proceed to end. Turn left on Granite Street. Proceed to end. Turn right on Brookline Street, cross the rotary). Cross the BU Bridge. Bear left with traffic. At the first right, take a hard right onto Lenox (greater than 90 degree turn). Take the next left (Prescott), and another left (Euston). Turn right on Carlton Street. Cross Beacon Street. Follow Carlton Street as it turns right. Proceed straight (street becomes Colchester Street, then Chapel Street) past the Longwood T stop to the traffic light (Longwood Ave.) Turn left. Proceed across Riverway and Brookline Ave. Turn right on Binney Street. Proceed to top of hill. Turn left and ride one-half block. There are bike racks in front of you and to your left. During the summer, all bike racks in this area fill up. Children's Hospital security has been known to discourage alternative transportation by locking up bikes locked to street signs. There is more bike parking available by turning left on Shattuck Street and riding to the end (Harvard Medical School and the Countway Library). The most unused bike racks are available on the plaza level of the Countway.

From Cambridge (MIT)
Follow Mass Ave across the Charles River on the Harvard Bridge. Turn right on Beacon Street. Move to the left lane. Ride under the underpass. Immediately after it, turn left, moving to the right lane. Cross Commonwealth Avenue. Ride up the onramp to Boylston. Bear right with traffic. Continue on Boylston Street outbound. Continue straight for about five blocks until you see a traffic light and a rotary in front of you (You'll also see the Landmark Center in front of you on your right). Turn left before the rotary onto Brookline Ave. Ride past Beth Israel/Deaconess Hospital, move to the left lane, and turn left with traffic onto Longwood. Take the next right onto Binney. Look for parking as above.

Getting to 1249 Boylston Street.



Walking from Brigham and Women's Hospital



From Brigham and Women's main entrance, located at 75 Francis Street, turn right and walk down Francis Street until you reach Brookline Avenue. Turn right on Brookline Avenue and walk straight ahead for approximately 1/3 mile. You will pass the Longwood Galleria, Beth Israel Hospital, and Emmanuel College, at which point you will find yourself at a five-point intersection, with the Landmark Center ahead of you and to your left. Continue walking forward at a slight right, so that the sub shop is to your left and the gas station is to your right, and you will be on Boylston Street. Continue walking forward for approximately 1/4 mile, and you will see #1249 on your left. Dial the extension for the person you are visiting and we will let you into the elevators. We are on the second and third floors.

Shuttle Service


Shuttle Stop at One Children's Way

From Brigham and Women's main entrance, located at 75 Francis St., turn right and walk to the end of the block. Turn right onto Binney Street and then right onto Shattuck Street. The Shuttle Bus to Boylston Street stops in the underpass of One Children's Way at the spot marked "Office Shuttle". One Children's Way can also be reached by exiting out the rear of the lobby of 75 Francis Street.

1249 Boylston Shuttle Stop

Take the "Office Shuttle" all the way to 1295 Boylston Street (West Entrance). Turn to your right and walk a few yards to the end of the block. Turn left onto Boylston Street, and #1249 will be just ahead of you (corner of Boylston and Ipswich).
Note: The Shuttle to and from One Children's Way and 1249 Boylston only runs until 5pm. The Fenway Park and Ride Shuttle to the stop at the corner of Ipswich St. and Van Ness St. can be used as an alternative.









Driving Directions

From the North
Take I-93 SOUTH. When you pass Exit 28, bear right and go onto Storrow Drive/Cambridge. Continue on Storrow Drive until you reach the exit for Fenway/Kenmore Square, take this exit, continuing south on Charlesgate W. After crossing the bridge over the I-90, stay on the right line onto Boylston Street (outbound). The building is on the right hand side of the street, at the corner of Boylston Street and Ipswich Street. The entrance is on Boylston Street. At the front door dial the extension for the person you are visiting and we will let you into the elevators. We are on the second and third floors.

From the South
Take I-93 NORTH, taking a right onto Exit 18. Go straight on Massachusetts Avenue Connector, turn right on the Massachusetts Avenue itself and drive for about 1.8 miles. At the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street, take a left to the Beacon Street. At the second traffic light on the Beacon Street, turn left onto Charlesgate W. After crossing the bridge over the I-90, stay on the right line onto Boylston Street (outbound). The building is on the right hand side of the street, at the corner of Boylston Street and Ipswich Street. The entrance is on Boylston Street. At the front door dial the extension for the person you are visiting and we will let you into the elevators. We are on the second and third floors.

From the West

  1. Drive on I-90 EAST, use Exit 22 at the Copley Place onto Huntington Avenue (Route 9) west. Turn right on Massachusetts Avenue. At the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street, take a left to the Beacon Street. At the second traffic light on the Beacon Street, turn left onto Charlesgate W. After crossing the bridge over the I-90, stay on the right line onto Boylston Street (outbound). The building is on the right hand side of the street, at the corner of Boylston Street and Ipswich Street.
  2. Drive east on Route 2, and continue on as it becomes Memorial Drive. Turn right on Route 2A, which is Massachusetts Avenue. At the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street, take a right to the Beacon Street. At the second traffic light on the Beacon Street, turn left onto Charlesgate W. After crossing the bridge over the I-90, stay on the right line onto Boylston Street (outbound). The building is on the right hand side of the street, at the corner of Boylston Street and Ipswich Street.

The entrance is on Boylston Street. At the front door dial the extension for the person you are visiting and we will let you into the elevators. We are on the second and third floors.

Public Transportation


  1. Green Line, D train: Get off at Fenway Station. Cross over past the Landmark Center, and cross the five way intersection to Boylston Street, taking a left on Boylston Street. Walk about two long blocks. You'll see 1249 Boylston Street on your left after you pass WBCN Radio Station. Dial the extension for the person you are visiting and we will let you into the elevators. We are on the second and third floors.
  2. Green Line, all trains: Get off Kenmore Station. Once out of the station, take a left onto Brookline Avenue. Cross the bridge and walk two blocks to Yawkey Way. Take a left on Yawkey and walk two long blocks, then take a left onto Boylston Street. Walk one long block. You'll pass the Howard Johnson and WBCN, then arrive at 1249 Boylston Street. Dial the extension for the person you are visiting and we will let you into the elevators. We are on the second and third floors.





Address


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Surgical Planning Laboratory
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Room L1-050
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Located in Boston's Longwood Medical Area

Phone: 617.732.7389
Fax: 617.582.6033

Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory, Laboratory of Mathematical Imaging, and Surgical Planning Laboratory - Satellite Facility
Located in the Fenway Area
Brigham and Women's Hospital
1249 Boylston Street, 2nd and 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-525-6105
Fax: 617-525-6150

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