Due to limited parking availability near the NEC campus, we recommend using public transportation.

Parking garages

Gainsborough Garage at 10 Gainsborough Street
From Copley: West on Huntington Avenue. Cross Massachusetts Avenue, passing Symphony Hall on the right. Left at the first traffic light onto Gainsborough Street. Pass NEC on the right. Garage is the next building on the right.

Westland Avenue Garage at 35 Westland Avenue
From Copley: West on Huntington Avenue. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Take the first left onto Westland Avenue. Circular parking garage is on the right, above Whole Foods supermarket.

Metered parking

Very limited street parking is available on Gainsborough Street, St. Botolph Street, Huntington Avenue, and St. Stephen Street.

Handicapped parking

There are city-designated handicapped parking spaces near NEC. Because of the large number of music and theater presentations in the area, these spaces may not be available to NEC patrons. During construction projects, some of these spaces may move or become temporarily unavailable.

  • Two spaces next to NEC's Jordan Hall building at 290 Huntington Avenue
  • Two spaces on Huntington Avenue outside the Cohen entrance to Symphony Hall
  • One space on St. Stephen Street next to the backstage entrance to Symphony Hall


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