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Department of Economics
Harvard University
Littauer Center
1805 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Main Phone: 617-495-2144 
Main Fax: 617-495-7730

The Economics Department is located in the Littauer Center for Public Administration Building, just outside the gates on the North side of Harvard Yard, and next to the Science Center on the Cambridge campus of Harvard University.

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Directions to Littauer Center from 33 Oxford Street (PDF)

MBTA ("T") Directions to Littauer

From Logan Airport

Take the Silver Line SL/route (Logan Airport - South Station via Waterfront) rapid transit service.  Drop off/pick up is in front of the Logan terminals (5:30 AM - 12:30 AM).  There are no shuttle transfers and plenty of room to store luggage.  Take the Silver Line to South Station and take the escalator up (take the escalator down from South Station for return trips to Logan Airport).  Follow the directions from South Station below.

From South Station

The MBTA stop is located outside the train station, which is right next to the Bus Terminal. Take the Red Line inbound (train marked Alewife) to Harvard. Refer to Walking Directions to Littauer, below.

Walking from Harvard MBTA

Littauer is a short walk from the Harvard MBTA ("T") stop on the Red Line. The building is in full view from the center of Harvard Square. Stand at Out of Town News and look north. The light gray stone building with columns in front is the Littauer Center. Walk through or around Harvard Yard to get to Littauer.

Driving Directions to Littauer

From Harvard Square

Option 1: You are in the heart of Harvard Square when you see Out of Town News, which is where JFK Street meets Mass Ave. As you travel north beyond Out of Town News, get in the left lane. After the next light, the road forks. Bear left at the fork, and stay in the right-most lane. At the next light, bear right. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Everett Street. At the next light, turn right onto Oxford Street. Proceed to your next right, which is the driveway for 33 Oxford Street (the Maxwell Dworkin building). There is also a sign (red with white lettering) at the driveway that lists Littauer, among other destinations. Turn into the driveway and follow it to the end. The driveway winds through several parking lots and finally ends in a circular drive. The back entrance of Littauer (a large, light gray stone building) opens onto the circular drive.


Option 2: You are in the heart of Harvard Square when you see Out of Town News, which is where JFK Street meets Mass Ave. As you travel north beyond Out of Town News, get in the middle lane. After the next light, the road forks. Bear right at the fork, and stay in the left-most lane. After the underpass, the road forks again. Bear left, and turn left at the next light, onto Quincy Street. At the next light, turn left onto Kirkland Street. Kirkland Street ends after a block, and you must turn right onto Oxford Street. Turn left at the driveway for 33 Oxford Street (the Maxwell Dworkin building), which is the third left. There is also a sign (red with white lettering) at the driveway that lists Littauer, among other destinations. Follow the driveway, which winds through several parking lots and finally ends in a circular drive. The back entrance of Littauer (a large, light gray stone building) opens onto the circular drive.

Driving from Boston via Massachusetts Avenue

Follow Mass. Ave. to Harvard Square. Refer to Driving from Harvard Square directions, above.

Driving on I-90 (eastbound)

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east to exit 18, Cambridge/Allston. This is a left exit. Bear right after the toll booth. Turn left after the lights, but before the bridge, onto Storrow Drive. Proceed about 1/2 mile to the Cambridge/Harvard Square exit. At the end of the ramp, turn right onto JFK Street. Cross the bridge over the Charles River and proceed to the center of Harvard Square (where Out of Town News is on the right and the Harvard Coop is on the left). Refer to Driving from Harvard Square directions, above.

Driving on I-93 (north)

Take I-93 north to exit 26, Storrow Drive. Keep left on the exit ramp and take the underpass to Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive about 4 miles to the Cambridge/Harvard Square exit. At the end of the ramp, turn right onto JFK Street. Cross the bridge over the Charles River and proceed to the center of Harvard Square (where Out of Town News is on the right and the Harvard Coop is on the left). Refer to Driving from Harvard Square directions, above.

Driving on I-93 (south)

Take I-93 south to exit 26, Storrow Drive. Keep left on the exit ramp and take the underpass to Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive about 4 miles to the Cambridge/Harvard Square exit. At the end of the ramp, turn right onto JFK Street. Cross the bridge over the Charles River and proceed to the center of Harvard Square (where Out of Town News is on the right and the Harvard Coop is on the left). Refer to Driving from Harvard Square directions, above.

Driving on Route 2 (east)

Take Route 2 East and follow until the highway portion ends. Bear right, but do not take the "T" garage exit. Continue through the lights, remaining on Route 2. Pass the "T" station/garage on the right. Go over the bridge. At the rotary, continue on Route 2 East by taking the second exit. At the next rotary, take the first exit, and continue on Route 2. After the large intersection with Mt. Auburn Street, watch for signs to Memorial Drive. Bear left to get onto Memorial Drive. At the first light, turn left onto JFK Street. Proceed to the center of Harvard Square (where Out of Town News is on the right and the Harvard Coop is on the left). Refer to Driving from Harvard Square directions, above.

Driving on Route 128 (I-95)

Take the exit for Route 2 East to Arlington and Boston. Travel approximately 6.5 miles, until you reach a rotary. Bear left as you approach the rotary and follow signs for 3 North and 16 East to Medford. At the first light, turn right onto Mass. Ave. Proceed 1.8 miles (15 traffic lights) to the intersection where Chauncy Street is on the right and Everett Street is on the left. Turn left onto Everett Street. At the next light, turn right onto Oxford Street. Proceed to your next right, which is the driveway for 33 Oxford Street (the Maxwell Dworkin building). There is also a sign (red with white lettering) at the driveway that lists Littauer Center, among other destinations. Turn into the driveway and follow it until the end. The driveway winds through several parking lots and finally ends in a circular drive. The back entrance of Littauer (a large, light gray stone building) opens onto the circular drive.

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