Getting to the Prudential building / Skywalk Observatory
From the Prudential stop on the green line (E)
When exiting the subway area, turn left and go up escalators.
At the top, stay to the right, remain inside building, go up more
You should now be under a
massive glass roof. The observatory
is at the top of the building in the back.
Walk until finding a vertex in the corridor graph.
On the left is the entrance to the
Walk through and the entrance to the Skywalk Observatory should now be
From the Back Bay stop on the orange line
Coming from SoCG, be near the front of the train. Coming from NEU, be near
the back. Exit subway area near Amtrak station, along with most of the
Exit onto Dartmouth street, turn right, walk until Eastern Bank and cross
Enter the glass building in front of some
metal horses. (notice Prudential peeking above the glass)
Go up two escalators, walk
through the mall, down escalators at the
end, past a Starbucks, and into a "skybridge" passage over a street.
At the end of the passage you should be at the
Back Bay Arcade. Walk through until you
reach a vertex in the corridor graph.
Look for the Prudential Arcade,
enter, and you'll be facing the entrance to the Skywalk Observatory.
Walking from SoCG
Follow Kneeland and then Stuart street until Dartmouth near the Back Bay
station. Then you can follow the orange line instructions, or keep walking
until you see the pedestrian "skybridge" over you. Enter underneath it on
the right side of the street (next to a California Pizza restaurant) and
continue with orange line instructions
starting at the Back Bay Arcade.
Walking from NEU
It should be easy to find the Prudential gren line stop. Follow
instructions from there.