Please use the 56 Coolidge Avenue entrance to access our visitor parking.


Directions to Shady Hill

List of 3 items.

  • By car westbound (from Boston or from Harvard Square):

    Go to the intersection of Fresh Pond Parkway and Mt. Auburn Street. At the light (which is just before the Mt. Auburn Cemetery), turn left onto Coolidge Avenue. Follow Coolidge Avenue to the 56 Coolidge Avenue driveway (the third left); visitor parking is in the lot at the bottom of the driveway. Please park only in guest parking.
  • By car eastbound:

    From Mt. Auburn Street turn right onto Coolidge Avenue at the corner of Mt. Auburn Cemetery and follow directions above to the 56 Coolidge Avenue driveway and the school.

    From Fresh Pond Parkway, make a sharp right turn at the intersection with Mt. Auburn Street, keep left on Mt. Auburn Street, and turn left onto Coolidge Avenue as above.

    From Arsenal Street, go up Coolidge Avenue toward Mt. Auburn Street. After the Cambridge Cemetery, on your right, turn right at the visitors' entrance marked at 56 Coolidge Avenue.
  • By public transportation:

    From the Harvard stop on the MBTA Red Line, take a bus for Waverly (#73 bus) or Watertown (#71 Bus) from the underground station at Harvard. Get off at Coolidge Avenue, cross Mt. Auburn Street, and walk up Coolidge Avenue to the second left, Coolidge Hill. Turn left, keep right at the next fork, and walk down to the school. 

    From Waverly or Watertown, take a Mt. Auburn bus toward Harvard Square. Get off at Coolidge Avenue at the corner of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Walk up Coolidge Avenue to Coolidge Hill and down to the school as above.

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