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Directions

The Henry David Thoreau Zen Sangha meets at

Andover-Newton Theological School

210 Herrick Road

Newton Centre, MA.

From the MBTA Trolley: Take the Green Line, Riverside Branch (D Train), to Newton Centre. The line runs from downtown Boston west to Riverside Station, just off Rt. 128, where there is a connecting bus station. Newton Centre is "outbound" from downtown Boston and "inbound" from Riverside. The trip from Park Street Station downtown takes approximately 30 minutes to Newton Centre Station. Tickets are available at the automated kiosks in the subway station and in the waiting shelter at Newton Centre Station. As you get off an outbound car at Newton Centre, Herrick Road is on the left. Turn left at the end of the ramp and proceed on Herrick Rd. up the hill to the campus - a 10 minute walk. There is also a taxi stand at the T stop, directly up the stairs from the train platform at street level.
By car:
From points south: From I-95 (also known as Route 128), take exit 20A (Route 9) east toward Boston. Proceed 2.1 miles on Route 9 to the Newton Centre/West Roxbury right hand exit. Turn left (north) onto Parker Street at the end of the exit ramp and proceed for .6 mile. Turn right onto Braeland Avenue. Then take the first right onto Herrick Road and follow the signs up the hill to the campus.
From city of Boston: Take Route 9 west through Brookline to Parker St. exit, one mile west of Chestnut Hill Mall. At end of exit ramp, turn right (north) onto Parker St., proceed .6 mile. Continue as above.
From points north: From I-95 (Route 128), take exit 21A. Turn right onto Route 16 East at end of exit ramp, proceed .3 mile. At light turn right onto Beacon St.; follow for 3 miles to Newton Centre. Cross Centre St. at traffic light and bear right onto Union St. Take first right onto Herrick Rd. and follow signs up hill to campus.
From points west: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike heading East. Take Exit 17 (Newton/Watertown). Stay in the right lane and turn right at Centre Street. After you have turned onto Centre, the Eliot Church will be on your left in less than a block. Proceed 1.8 miles on Centre Street, past the Commonwealth Avenue intersection, to the Newton Centre business district. Go left at the light at Beacon Street and take an immediate right onto Union Street. Take your first right onto Herrick Road. Continue straight up the hill to the campus.
From Logan Airport and points east: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike heading West. Take Exit 17 in Newton Corner. Stay in the left lane of the exit ramp. Go straight past the Sheraton Tara, keeping it on your left. Very quickly you will see a small sign for Newton Centre and Boston. At the sign, turn left onto the rotary. Immediately merge into the right lane. Keep right and make your first right onto Centre Street. Continue as above.

NEWTON CENTRE:

On Centre Street going south, at Beacon Street take the soft left onto Union Street.  The first right turn off of Union Street is Herrick Road. Follow Herrick Road all the way up the hill. It turns right into the ANTS Campus.
Drive in to the campus on Herrick Road, and then drive to the far end of the campus to WILSON CHAPEL.  Park behind Wilson Chapel, and on that side you will enter the lower level of the Chapel.