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Directions to the Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center

Carl A. Pescosolido Building, located on the corner of Hampshire and Cardinal Madeiros Ave.

41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139


Map Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center

From the Massachusetts Turnpike

  • Take Allston/Cambridge Exit. Follow signs for Boston / Cambridge.
  • Exit to right off Mass Pike.
  • Cross bridge (over river), turn right at light. You are on Memorial Drive.
  • Follow Mem Drive (you'll pass Hyatt Regency Hotel, then MIT).
  • Stay left, following signs for Rt 3 South.
  • Left at Kendall Square sign.
  • Follow Amherst St, turn right when it ends at Ames St.
  • Follow Ames St untils it ends (2 lights) at Broadway.
  • Turn left. Hampshire is the next right.
  • Right on Hampshire just after the tracks (this is really a fork),
  • another block to Cardinal Medeiros Ave. The Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center is on the far right corner.
  • Some parking is available at the Center, otherwise turn right on Cardinal Medeiros Ave. for a parking garage on your right next to the Kendall Cinema.
From Route 2

  • From Rt 128, follow Rt 2 East until expressway ends (Alewife T station).
  • Follow signs for Boston / Watertown.
  • Go through 2 rotaries, following Rt 2 East / 3 South / 16 West.
  • Follow sign for Memorial Drive.
  • Follow Mem Drive (you'll pass Harvard, Hyatt Regency Hotel, MIT).
  • Stay left, following signs for Rt 3 South.
  • Left at Kendall Square sign.
  • Follow Amherst St, turn right when it ends at Ames St.
  • Follow Ames St untils it ends (2 lights) at Broadway. Turn left. Hampshire is the next right.
  • Right on Hampshire just after the tracks (this is really a fork), another block to Cardinal Medeiros Ave. The Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center is on the far right corner.
  • Some parking is available at the Center, otherwise turn right on Cardinal Medeiros Ave. for a parking garage on your right next to the Kendall Cinema.
From Alewife Station (Red Line)

Alewife is on Rt 2, 5 miles from Rt 128. There's a parking garage - $4 )
  • Take Red line 5 stops to Kendall Square (your stop).
  • Walk through the Marriott lobby to Broadway. Turn left, cross Broadway, and walk about a block to Hampshire Street.
  • Right on Hampshire just after the tracks (this is really a fork), another block to Cardinal Medeiros Ave.
  • The Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center is on the far right corner.
Time: about 15 minutes.

Subway from Logan Airport
  • From terminal, free shuttle bus (either number 22 or 33 will do) to the Airport MBTA station.
  • Blue line (your only choice) inbound 4 stops to Government Center.
  • Green line inbound (toward Park Street) 1 stop to Park Street.
  • Red line toward Alewife 2 stops to Kendall Square (your stop).
  • Walk through the Marriott lobby to Broadway. Turn left, cross Broadway, and walk about a block to Hampshire Street.
  • Right on Hampshire just after the tracks (this is really a fork), another block to Cardinal Medeiros Ave.
  • The Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center is on the far right corner.
Time: usually 20-30 minutes.

Driving from Logan Airport
  • Take Callahan Tunnel to Expressway (Rt 93 North).
  • Storrow Drive West exit to first exit on left (Mass General Hospital, Kendall Square).
  • Right at lights, follow signs for Longfellow Bridge.
  • Cross Longfellow Bridge (Charles River) onto Broadway.
  • Continue about 0.5 mile, thru 2 sets of lights (past Marriott on the left).
  • Right on Hampshire just after the tracks (this is really a fork), another block to Cardinal Medeiros Ave.
  • The Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center is on the far right corner.
  • Some parking is available at the Center, otherwise turn right on Cardinal Medeiros Ave. for a parking garage on your right next to the Kendall Cinema.
Time: 20 to 50+ minutes.

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