last updated 8 August 1998
The reception will be held at the Cambridge Marriott Hotel, in
Kendall Square, and not at Legal Sea Foods as previously announced.
The reception will begin with a cocktail hour from ~ 19:30-20:30 in
the foyer outside the Grand Ballroom (where the dinner will be held),
on the second floor. Expect dinner to be served beginning at ~ 21:00.
Complimentary parking (for up to six hours) will be provided by the
Cambridge Marriott for people attending this reception. This FREE
is available at the Kinney Self-Park garage (not valet parking) to
the right of the Broadway entrance to the Cambridge Marriott.
If you're staying at the Cambridge Marriott or Lexington
Holiday Inn, you should specify that you're attending the Guanco/Lum
wedding. There are a limited number of discounted rooms available in
the Cambridge Marriott and a special $79/night group rate available
at the Lexington Holiday Inn.
**** = excellent, *** = very good, ** = good, [C] = car needed
Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel **** 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, Tel: 617-236-5800 [800-228-9290], $199/night. Located in central Boston, in Copley Place Mall, 25 min from Harvard Square by subway.
Cambridge Marriott Hotel ****
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02139, Tel: 617-494-6600
[800-228-9290], $159/night; $174/night with breakfast.
Located next to Kendall Square subway stop.
Charles Hotel in Harvard Square **** One Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Tel: 617-864-1200, $265/night. 4 blocks west of Harvard Square.
Harvard Square Hotel ** 110 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Tel: 617-864-5200, $199/night. 3 blocks west of Harvard Square.
Holiday Inn [C] ** 440 Bedford Street, Lexington, MA, Tel: 781-861-0850 [800-465-4329], $109/night. Rustic setting; 8 miles northwest of Harvard Square; 20 min driving distance from Harvard Square.
Howard Johnson's [C] *** 777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, Tel: 617-492-7777 [800-654-2000], $195/night. 1.7 miles west of Kendall Square.
Hyatt Regency Hotel [C] **** 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, Tel: 617-492-1234 [800-233-1234], $184/night river view; $159/night city view. 1.5 miles west of Kendall Square.
Inn at Harvard **** 1201 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, Tel: 617-491-2222, $169/night. 6 blocks southeast of Harvard Square, at Quincy Street.
Royal Sonesta Hotel [C] **** 5 Cambridge Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02139, Tel: 617-491-3600 [800-766-3782], $189/night river view; $169/night river/Cambridge view; $149 Cambridge view. 3/4 mile northwest of Kendall Square.
Sheraton Commander Hotel *** 16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Tel: 617-547-4800 [800-325-3535], $189/night. 6 blocks north of Harvard Square; 10 min walking distance from St. Peter's Church.
Westin Hotel Copley Place **** 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, Tel: 617-262-9600 [800-937-8461], $229/night. Located in central Boston, in Copley Place Mall, 20 min from Kendall Square by subway.
TO GET FROM NEW YORK TO CAMBRIDGE:
By plane: Take airplane to Logan Airport (round-trip fare ~ $175),
FREE Massport shuttle bus to "Airport" subway station, blue line
subway inbound to Government Center, green line subway to Park Street, and
Alewife bound red line subway to either Kendall or Harvard Squares.
By train: Take Amtrak train to South Station
(round-trip fare ~ $100) and Alewife bound red line subway to
either Kendall or Harvard Squares.
By bus: Take Greyhound or Peter Pan bus to South Station
(round-trip fare ~ $60) and Alewife bound red line subway to
either Kendall or Harvard Squares.
By car: Either (easy to remember route) take I-95 north
and I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) east or (alternate, better route)
take Hutchinson River Parkway north, Merritt Parkway (CT-15) east,
I-91 north, and I-90 east. As you enter the Boston area on I-90,
look for signs directing you to Cambridge. Take the River Street
Bridge into Cambridge. After crossing the
bridge, continue eastward on River Street for about a mile. You'll
merge with Western Avenue and shortly afterward reach the intersection
of Western and Massachusetts Avenues (Central Square).
To get to Kendall Square: Make a right turn at Mass. Ave.
After travelling about 1/4 mile down Mass. Ave., veer left
onto Main Street (where you'll see the Shell gas station) and proceed about
1 mile to Kendall square, where the Legal Sea Foods
restaurant and Marriott Hotel will be to your left. To get to Harvard
Square: Make a left turn at Mass. Ave. and follow Mass.
Ave. to Harvard Square, where you'll see the Out of Town News
TO GET FROM KENDALL SQUARE TO ST. PETER'S CHURCH:
By subway/bus: Take Alewife bound red line subway to Harvard
Square. At Harvard station, walk toward exit
near rear of train. After exiting through
turnstiles, turn right and walk up ramp toward 72/74/75 (i.e., any
of the three) bus stop. Take
72/74/75 bus (fare 60 cents) up Concord Avenue to St. Peter's Church,
which is on the left side and about 1 mile from Harvard Square.
You can also walk to St. Peter's Church from Harvard Square.
By car: Drive west (away from Charles River)
on Main Street. Make a right turn
at Massachusetts Avenue. Drive north on Mass. Ave. to Harvard Square.
When you pass Harvard Square (Out of Town News) and reach the fork
in the road, go left and follow the sign directing you to
"Arlington/Mass. Ave. North" (right lane). Continue ~ 1/2 mile north
on Mass. Ave. Make a left
turn at Linnaean Street
(Brooks Pharmacy on left). Follow Linnaean Street until it intersects
with Garden Street. Continue across Garden Street, enter the
parking lot of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,
drive past the buildings, and you'll see St. Peter's Church on
your left. Drive out the parking lot exit on the right and proceed
approximately straight ahead onto Holly Avenue. Drive one block down
and make a left turn at Huron Avenue. Drive one block down and make a
left turn at Concord Avenue. Park in the St. Peter's parking lot
on Concord Avenue, about one block south of Huron Avenue, or on nearby
streets (check parking signs) if necessary.
PARKING IS AVAILABLE IN THE ST. PETER'S PARKING LOT ON CONCORD
AVENUE, ONE BLOCK NORTH OF THE CHURCH.
TO GET FROM ST. PETER'S CHURCH TO KENDALL SQUARE:
By subway/bus: Take the 72/74/75 bus down Concord
Avenue to Harvard Square. Take the inbound (Ashmont or Braintree
bound) red line subway to Kendall Square. Use subway exit near rear
of train. The Marriott Hotel will be across Main Street.
By car: Drive south on Concord Avenue, towards
Harvard Square. When you reach Harvard Square (Out of Town News),
veer right onto Brattle Street. Stay in the left lane and make
the next left turn onto Mt. Auburn Street. Follow Mt. Auburn Street
until it merges into the southbound side of Mass. Ave. Drive
~ 3/4 mile down Mass. Ave., veer left
onto Main Street (Shell gas station), and proceed
~ 1 mile to Kendall Square, where you'll see Legal Sea Foods
and the Marriott Hotel on your left.
Other Places to Visit/Things to Do in Boston
Boston Harbor Islands. Visit the famous Boston Harbor
Islands, "one of our regions most precious natural treasures." See
historic Fort Warren on Georges Island, and take a free water taxi
to the other islands. Tel: 617-227-4321.
Boston Common/Public Gardens. Many exotic tropical and
non-tropical plants; swan boat rides in lake.
Boston Duck Tours. Tours
of Boston on a vehicle which can travel on land or in water. Part of the
the tour is a ride in the Charles River, which separates Boston and
Cambridge. Tel: 617-723-3825.
Hancock Building. The tallest building in New England; provides
views of Boston area from observation level; located near
the Copley green line subway stop. Tel: 617-247-1977.
Museum of Science. Located at the
Science Park green line subway stop. Features many interesting
science exhibits, IMAX movie theater, planetarium, and gift shop.
New England Aquarium. Located
at the Aquarium blue line subway stop. Features many interesting
aquatic exhibits, sea lion show, and gift shop. Tel: 617-973-5200.
The normal daily temperature range in Boston at the end of August is
62-77 deg F.
Map of Cambridge Area*
* centered on Harvard Square
Map of Boston Metropolitan Area*
* centered on Harvard Square
Map of St. Peter's Church Area
Map of Cambridge Marriott Hotel Area
If you need any additional information, please send email to
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