Driving from Route 93 South
Take the Mass Ave. Exit. As you come off the Expressway go straight through 2 lights, then get in the left lane and make a left under the Expressway onto E. Berkeley Street. Go through the next light (Mobil station on your left) and at the next light, take a left onto Harrison Avenue. 450 Harrison Avenue, the SOWA building, will be on your left just past the first left turn (Paul Sullivan Way). The lobby to the building is off of Harrison, half way up a walking street (Thayer Street) on you left.
Driving from 93 North
Take the Mass Ave. Exit. One on Mass Ave., go 2 blocks to Harrison Ave. Go right on Harrison a little over ½ mile. After you pass Randolph Street on the right, you will see a parking lot and 45o Harrison is just past the lot. The lobby to the building is off of Harrison, half way up a walking street (Thayer Street) on you left.
From Mass Pike Eastbound
Take the Copley/Prudential exit. As you go through the exit tunnel, stay to your RIGHT toward Copley. You will exit onto Stuart Street; stay in the center lane and continue straight to your second light. Take RIGHT onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon Street, and cross thru the light at Columbus Avenue. At the next light, make a LEFT onto Tremont Street and a quick RIGHT onto Waltham Street. Continue straight through stop signs at Shawmut Avenue and then Washington Street. At the next light (Gaslight Restaurant will be diagonally across from you), take a LEFT onto Harrison Avenue. After you pass Randolph Street on the right, you will see a parking lot and 450 Harrison is just past the lot. The lobby to the building is off of Harrison, half way up a walking street (Thayer Street) on you left.
Directions + Parking
SoWa is located only few blocks from both I-93 & I-90, and a short walk from Back Bay Station (MBTA Orange Line).
Six large parking lots are available to visitors courtesy of our friends at GTI Properties. Click for Directions.
274 / 320 Albany Street
365 Albany Street (closed on Saturday & Sunday)
38 Wareham Street
540 Harrison Ave
500 Harrison Ave (closed on Sunday)
20 Randolph Street
Event + Weekend Parking:
SoWa Open Market: $10 / Cash Only.
SoWa First Fridays: $7 / Cash Only from 5 pm - 9 pm at 365 Albany Street only.
Shoppers + Diners:
Visitors shopping on Thayer Street may park for free up to 90 minutes at 365 Albany Street, Monday-Saturday (with validation).
Visitors dining at Gaslight or Cinquecento may park for free at 540 Harrison Ave & 500 Harrison Ave (with validation).
Hourly Weekday Parking:
274 Albany St & 324 Albany St: $2.50 per hour. Max of $20 per day (24 hour).
500 Harrison: $7 for the first two hours + $2 per hour thereafter. Max of $19 per day (24 hour).
Please note - all parking rates and info are for cars ONLY – trucks and trailers will not be allowed.
Public Transportation Silver Line
Also, consider the Silver Line bus stop at E. Berkeley Street below. Walk down E. Berkeley street one block (away from Back Bay and toward the expressway ) and take a right onto Harrison Avenue. 450 Harrison Avenue, the SOWA building, is block up Harrison on the left. The lobby entrance is located 100 yards off Harrison, on Thayer Street.