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Stanley@70

Massachusetts institute of technology, June 23-27, 2014

 

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ACCOMMODATION

Dorm rooms in Baker House (link)

362 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Rate:  $69 per night for singles, $46.50 per night per person for doubles ($93.00 per night full double)

Additional cost: $8 for an MIT ID card to access the room.

NOTE: there are no more single or double rooms available.

The dorms are not available before Sunday June 22, 2014.

DORM PAYMENT: see page for instructions for participants from the US and international participants. Please make payment before Friday May 23, 2014

For each hotel, please ask for “MIT- Richard Stanley’s 70th Birthday Conference” Room Block.


Courtyard Boston Cambridge (link)

777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

1-888-236-2427

Please reserve by Friday May 16, 2014

Rate: $249 per night plus taxes for singles and double rooms

NOTE: The Marriott Courtyard Boston Cambridge Hotel has a $5 shuttle and a taxi stand.  

The shuttle will depart from the hotel for the conference at 8:15am on Monday morning and at 8:30am on Tuesday-Friday mornings.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (link)

250 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA 02141

617-577-7600

Please reserve by Thursday May 22, 2014

Rate: $165 per night plus taxes for singles and double rooms


Kendall Hotel (link)

350 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142

617-577-1300

Please reserve by Wednesday May 21, 2014

Rate: $235 per night plus taxes for single rooms, $245 per night plus taxes for double rooms



Transportation

The airport for the conference is Boston/Logan International Airport.  This is connected to Boston and in particular to MIT by subway.  There are 7 day subway/bus passes available for $18 at the subway station at the airport, whereas individual rides are $2 each.  Parking options are fairly limited/expensive at MIT.


LECTURE HALL

The talks will take place at MIT in the lecture hall 54-100 (Building 54, Room 100, see Campus map). The lecture room is equipped for both chalk and computer talks.


SUGGESTED RESTAURANT LIST

See this list of suggested places to eat.

Alternatively, below is a list of suggested restaurants. If you have a suggestion from your days at Boston please fill out this form. The results are available here. Last updated June 10, 2014.

The Elephant Walk (dinner recommendation)

Location 1: 900 Beacon Street, Boston

Location 2: 2067 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge

617-492-6900

www.elephantwalk.com

French and Cambodian food

suggested by: Patricia Hersh, Alejandro Morales


Tapeo (dinner recommendation)

266 Newbury Street, Boston

617-267-4799

www.tapeo.com

Spanish tapas 

suggested by: Patricia Hersh


Legal Seafood (lunch or dinner recommendation)

5 Cambridge Center, Cambridge

617-864-3400

www.legalseafoods.com

seafood

suggested by: Patricia Hersh, Alejandro Morales


Rebecca's Cafe (lunch recommendation)

290 Main Street, Cambridge

617-494-6688

www.rebeccascafe.com

sandwiches, salads, etc.

suggested by: Patricia Hersh


Toscanini’s ice cream

899 Main Street, Cambridge

http://www.tosci.com

ice cream, coffee

suggested by: Margaret Readdy


Royal East Restaurant

792 Main Street, Cambridge

http://www.royaleast.com

Chinese, Malaysian & Thai

Lunch or dinner; Everything is delicious

suggested by: Margaret Readdy


Cafe Algiers

40 Brattle Street, Cambridge

link

Middle Eastern

suggested by: Margaret Readdy




                              

Building 54, the Green building

piano drop at Baker house