BNN CHARLES J. BEARD II MEDIA CENTER
3025 Washington Street, Egleston Square
Boston, MA 02119
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
via Public Transportation
Orange Line T: Take the MBTA Orange Line Outbound train (towards Forest Hills) to Jackson Square Station and either walk (see below) or take one of these buses:
- Bus #29 from Jackson Square via Blue Hill Avenue Franklin Field, or
- Bus #22 (Ashmont via Jackson Square)
Get off at Columbus Avenue & Washington Street and walk one block to BNN.
Walking — You can wait for the bus or take 5 minutes to walk! Leave Jackson Square Station and walk left one block on Centre Street to Columbus Avenue. Cross Columbus Avenue to the side of the street where Academy Homes housing is located. Turn right and walk 4 to 5 minutes up Columbus Ave. At the first traffic light you will pass the Dimock Center and then the fire station (blinking light), pass Walgreens and turn left at this light on to Bray Street. You will see the back of the BNN building on your right.
Orange Line T — Alternate: From Forest Hills, take Bus #42 (Dudley Station via Washington Street). Get off at Columbus Avenue & Washington Street and walk one block toward downtown to BNN.
Red Line T: Take the MBTA Red Line Outbound train (towards Ashmont) and get off at Ashmont. Then take Bus #22 (Ruggles via Jackson Square). It takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive at Columbus Avenue & Bray Street. Walk a short distance north on Columbus Avenue. Turn right onto Bray Street and you will see the back of the BNN building.
Driving from the South — Mattapan: From Mattapan Square, take Blue Hill Avenue (Route 28N) to Seaver Street (past Franklin Park) (2.5 miles) . Turn left onto Seaver St. and follow Seaver St. to Egleston Square for one mile. At Egleston Square take a right onto Washington Street. BNN is the second building on your left after passing the gas station.
Driving from the North — Downtown: From Government Center in Downtown Boston, go southeast on Park Street toward Tremont Street (0.1 miles). Turn right onto Tremont Street (0.5 miles), and then turn right again to stay on Tremont Street. Follow Tremont Street for 1.9 miles, going straight to Columbus Avenue (Route 28S). Stay straight on Columbus Ave. for 0.9 miles and turn left onto Bragdon Street between the fire station and Walgreens. Take a right onto Washington Street. BNN is next to the back of Walgreens.
Driving from the North — Alternate: Take I-93 South to Exit 18 (Massachusetts Avenue). Follow the Mass. Ave. Connection for 0.2 miles. The Mass. Ave. Connection becomes Melnea Cass Boulevard. Follow Melnea Cass through 7 lights and turn left onto Columbus Avenue (28S). Stay straight on Columbus Ave for 0.9 miles and turn left onto Bragdon Street between the fire station and Walgreens. Take a right onto Washington Street. BNN is next to the back of Walgreens.
Driving from Commonwealth Avenue: Start out going East on Commonwealth Avenue (US-20E / MA-2E) toward Arlington Street (0.1 miles). Turn right onto Arlington St. (MA-2E) and follow Arlington St. 0.2 miles to Columbus Avenue (Route 28S). Turn right onto Columbus Ave. and follow Columbus Ave. for 1.4 miles. Turn left onto Bragdon Street between the fire station and Walgreens. Take a right onto Washington Street. BNN is next to the back of Walgreens.
Driving from Brighton or Brookline: Start out going South on Commonwealth Avenue towards Warren Street (0.3 miles). Turn left onto Washington Street and follow for 1.8 miles. Washington Street becomes Huntington Avenue (MA-9E). Turn right onto South Huntington Avenue. Turn slight left onto Heath Street and pass through one roundabout. Turn right onto Columbus Avenue (1.3) and follow Columbus Avenue (Route 28S) for 1.4 miles. Turn left onto Bragdon Street between the fire station and Walgreens. Take a next right onto Washington Street. BNN is next to the back of Walgreens.
Driving from East Boston and Charlestown: Start out going Southeast on Main Street toward Thompson Street (0.1 miles). Turn left onto City Square and follow City Square for 0.1 mile. Turn right onto Chelsea Street (0.1) and merge onto I-93 South / US-1 South. Follow for 3.4 miles then take the Massachusetts Avenue exit and Exit 18 toward Andrew Square (0.4). Turn slight right onto the Mass. Ave. Connection and follow for 0.2 miles. The Mass. Ave. Connection becomes Melnea Cass Boulevard. Drive for 0.5 miles then turn left onto Washington Street. Follow Washington Street for 1.4 miles going through Dudley Square. From Dudley Square go through 4 lights on Washington Street and you will be at 3025 Washington Street.
On-street parking is available on Washington Street. You may also park in the parking lot on Washington Street directly across from BNN or in the Walgreens parking lot next to BNN.
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BNN NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK NEWS STUDIO
Boston University College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
via Public Transportation
Take the MBTA Green Line B train outbound to the Boston University—East stop. The T stop is in front of the College of Communication building.
The building is on the left side of Commonwealth Avenue, two blocks southwest of Kenmore Square (driving away from downtown). There is a parking lot for visitors to Boston University located almost directly across Commonwealth Avenue, near the corner of Granby Street. Metered parking is sometimes available nearby on Commonwealth Avenue, Beacon Street, or Bay State Road.