Directions

The City School is located in Boston's Uphams Corner neighborhood, close to the intersection of Columbia Road and Dudley Street.

The City School is easily accessible by car, bus, subway and commuter rail.

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Our Entrance

The City School's main entrance door is around the corner from 614 Columbia Road, on nearby Ramsey Street. Ramsey is a small one-way street directly off of Dudley and next to Payless Shoe Store.  The City School's entrance is half-way down Ramsey Street on the right.

Directions By Subway

Red Line

  • Take the Red Line to Andrews Station stop
  • From Andrews Station, you can take Bus #16 or Bus #17
  • Both buses stop at Uphams Corner on Columbia Road (in front of Payless Shoes)
  • The City School's entrance door is on Ramsey Street, a one-way street off of Dudley, next to the Payless Shoe Store. Walk down Ramsey; we are half-way down on the right.

Orange Line - Forest Hills

  • Take the Orange Line to Forest Hills stop
  • Take Bus #16 to the Uphams Corner stop (ask the driver)
  • Cross the street.
  • The City School's entrance door is on Ramsey Street, a one-way parallel to Columbia and off of Dudley.
  • Ramsey Street is next to the Payless Shoe Store. Walk down Ramsey; we are half-way down on the right.

Orange Line - Ruggles

  • Take the Orange Line to Ruggles
  • Take the #15 bus to Uphams Corner on Columbia Road (in front of Payless Shoes)
  • The City School's entrance door is on Ramsey Street, a one-way street off of Dudley, next to the Payless Shoe Store. Walk down Ramsey; we are half-way down on the right.

Directions By Bus

The #15 and #44 buses on Dudley Street connect to the Orange line. 

The #16, #17 and #41 buses on Columbia Road connect to the Red line. 

Directions By Commuter Rail

The Commuter Rail Fairmount Line stops at Uphams Corner. We are a 3-block walk from that stop. 

  • Take the Fairmount Line to the Uphams Corner Stop.
  • Walk down the stairs, turn left onto Dudley Street. Walk 3 blocks to Ramsey Street. Turn left onto Ramsey. Walk 1/2-way down Ramsey. Our entrance door is on the right.

Directions By Car

Parking

Park in the free public parking lot directly across from our Ramsey Street entrance.

From I-93 North (I-95), i.e. Quincy, Weymouth, Hanover, etc.

  • Take I-95 N to I-93 North
  • Follow I-93 until it merges into Southeast Expressway
  • Take the Morrissey Boulevard exit off SE Exwy towards JFK Library (exit #14)
  • Merge onto Morrissey and enter the roundabout
  • Take the 2nd turn off onto Columbia Road.
  • Follow Columbia Road past Dorchester Avenue. Bear left at the major 4-way intersection staying on Columbia Road.
  • The City School is 1/2 mile further. Our formal address is 614 Columbia Road.
  • Drive past 614 Columbia and turn right onto Dudley Street, and right again onto Ramsey Street.
  • On Ramsey Street go half-way down, and park in the free lot on the left.
  • The entrance door to The City School is across from the parking lot.

From I-93 South (I-95) i.e. Lynn, Peabody, Gloucester, etc.

  • Take I-95 to I-93 South
  • Take I-93S/US-1S exit towards Boston
  • Merge onto US-1
  • US-1 turns into Central Artery
  • Central Artery turns into MA-3S
  • Take the Columbia Road exit towards JFK Library (exit #15)
  • Keep right at the fork in the road and merge onto Columbia Road
  • Follow Columbia Road past Dorchester Avenue.
  • Bear left at the major 4-way intersection staying on Columbia Road.
  • The City School is 1/2 mile further. Our formal address is 614 Columbia Road.
  • Drive past 614 Columbia and turn right onto Dudley Street, and right again onto Ramsey Street.
  • On Ramsey Street go half-way down, and park in the free lot on the left.
  • The entrance door to The City School is across from the parking lot.

From I-90 East (Mass. Turnpike) i.e. Newton, Framingham

  • Take Mass Pike to I-93 South
  • Take Columbia Road exit towards JFK Library (exit #15)
  • Keep right at the fork of the road and merge onto Columbia Road
  • Follow Columbia Road past Dorchester Avenue.
  • Bear left at the major 4-way intersection staying on Columbia Road.
  • The City School is 1/2 mile further. Our formal address is 614 Columbia Road.
  • Drive past 614 Columbia and turn right onto Dudley Street, and right again onto Ramsey Street.
  • On Ramsey Street go half-way down, and park in the free lot on the left.
  • The entrance door to The City School is across from the parking lot.

From Mass Ave.

  • Travel WEST on Mass Ave until you reach Columbia Road
  • Go right at the major 4-way intersection onto Columbia Road.
  • The City School is 1/2 mile further. Our formal address is 614 Columbia Road.
  • Drive past 614 Columbia and turn right onto Dudley Street, and right again onto Ramsey Street.
  • On Ramsey Street go half-way down, and park in the free lot on the left.
  • The entrance door to The City School is across from the parking lot.