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Directions to West Cambridge Youth Center/Huron Ave.

 

"Located at the Site of the Original Home of Swing City"

680 Huron Ave (2nd Floor)
Cambridge, MA 02138

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West Cambridge Youth Center

From Points South & West via Mass Pike:

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  • Take I-90/Mass Pike to Exit 20, Cambridge/Alston.
  • Follow the exit to the right at the split
  • At the major intersection, take a left onto Storrow Drive
  • Follow Storrow Drive/Soldiers Field Road about a mile and stay right.
  • Take exit for Arlington Rt2, Rt3, Fresh Pond Parkway
  • Cross Bridge, Bear right, and stay left. Follow signs for Rt 3/"Fresh Pond Parkway"
  • Cross Mt. Auburn St. (major intersection)
  • Cross Brattle St. (major intersection)
  • Turn left on Huron Ave.
  • Cross Mt. Auburn St. (major intersection)
  • Swing City is at the W. Cambridge Youth Center about 1/2 mile on the left.
  • Park on the street or in the golf club lot across the street.

From I-93 via Storrow Drive (eastern suburbs, or Boston):

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  • Take Exit 26 to Storrow Drive.
  • Follow Storrow Drive for 5miles along the Charles River. Stay right when you get to the Harvard University area.
  • Take exit for Arlington Rt2, Rt3, Fresh Pond Parkway
  • Cross Bridge, Bear right, and stay left. Follow signs for Rt 3/"Fresh Pond Parkway"
  • Cross Mt. Auburn St. (major intersection)
  • Cross Brattle St. (major intersection)
  • Turn left on Huron Ave.
  • Cross Mt. Auburn St. (major intersection)
  • Swing City is at the W. Cambridge Youth Center about 1/2 mile on the left.
  • Park on the street or in the golf club lot across the street.

From S. Cambridge/MIT/Harvard

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  • Take Memorial Drive to Rt. 3/Fresh Pond Pwy split.
  • Follow signs for Rt 3/"Fresh Pond Parkway"
  • Cross Mt. Auburn St. (major intersection)
  • Cross Brattle St. (major intersection)
  • Turn left on Huron Ave.
  • Cross Mt. Auburn St. (major intersection)
  • Swing City is at the W. Cambridge Youth Center about 1/2 mile on the left.
  • Park on the street or in the golf club lot across the street.

From Points North via Rt. 2/Alewife/Arlington/N. Cambridge

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  • Take Rt. 2 or local roads to Alewife
  • Proceed on Fresh Pond Parkway/Rt. 3 inbound
  • Pass through two rotaries, follow Rt. 3.
  • Turn right on Huron Ave. (next major intersection, at top of uphill after 2nd rotary)
  • Swing City is at the W. Cambridge Youth Center about 1/2 mile on the left.
  • Park on the street or in the golf club lot across the street.

From Points North/East via I-93 to Rt. 16/Alewife/Arlington/N. Cambridge

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  • Note: RT 16 can get busy in rush hour, but it's much shorter than going all the way around to Storrow Drive.
  • I-93 Exit 32, Follow Rt. 60 West (aka Salem St) to Medford Center Intersection, aprox. 1/3 mi. (Forrest St. is the intersection)
  • Turn left on Forrest St, cross river
  • Take right, onramp to Rt. 16 West, to Alewife (3-4 miles)
  • At Alewife, proceed left onto Fresh Pond Parkway/Rt. 3 inbound/South.
  • Pass through two rotaries, follow Rt. 3.
  • Turn right on Huron Ave. (next major intersection, at top of uphill after 2nd rotary)
  • Swing City is at the W. Cambridge Youth Center about 1/2 mile on the left.
  • Park on the street or in the golf club lot across the street.

By Bus:

  • Bus #72 Serves Huron Ave from Havard Square until ~11:30pm (info »)

 

Parking:

1) Free parking is available in the golf course parking lot across the street from Swing City.

2) There is ample street parking in the area. Be sure to observe posted signs.