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Parking Near HGSE

*The Gutman Conference Center and The Graduate School of Education do not provide parking facilities for Conference Center Events.

All day on-street parking is virtually impossible to find in or around Harvard Square. In many areas, on-street parking is prohibited without a resident permit. Listed below are five public parking facilities within walking distance of the Gutman Conference Center and one parking facility located at the Alewife T station. If you are planning to drive to the Gutman Conference Center, we advise you to park before registering for the conference. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time to park.

Church Street Lot - $34/day

The Church Street lot is the parking area closest to the Gutman Conference Center. From John F. Kennedy Street, go straight through the traffic lights at Memorial Drive, Eliot Street, and Mount Auburn Street. The next traffic light will put you in the center of Harvard Square, facing a newsstand called Crimson Corner. Take a sharp left at Crimson Corner, then bear right immediately onto Brattle Street. Take the first right onto Church Street, and the parking lot is halfway up the street on your left.

Harvard Square Parking Garage - $36/day

This parking garage is located four blocks from the Gutman Conference Center. From John F. Kennedy Street, go straight through the traffic lights at Memorial Drive, then turn left at the first light onto Eliot Street. The parking garage is immediately on your right.

University Place Garage - $26/day

This parking garage is located three blocks from the Gutman Conference Center. From John F. Kennedy Street, go straight through the traffic lights at Memorial Drive, then turn left at the first light onto Eliot Street. Go straight through the next light onto Bennet Street. Bennett Street dead ends onto University Road. Turn left onto University Road, and the parking garage is immediately on your left.

Charles Hotel Parking - $40/day

This parking garage is located across the street from the University Place Garage and below the Charles Hotel. Follow the previous instructions to the University Place Garage. When you are on Bennett Street, look for the Charles Hotel parking garage on your left.

Alewife T Station - $7/day

Parking is available at Alewife T Station at the intersection of Route 2 and Route 16, and midway between Massachusetts Avenue and Fresh Pond Circle. Alewife T Station is located on the Red Line and any train will take you to Harvard T station ( the third stop from Alewife and approximately a five minute ride).