Major Facilities Near Drydock Center
Boston Convention & Conference Center
The Boston Convention Center is the premier convention center in New England. It contains 516,000 sq. ft of contiguous exhibition space, 160,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, 86 meeting rooms, and a 41,000 sq. ft. ballroom. The Convention Center will be located four blocks from Drydock Center.
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Boston Design Center
New England's most complete source for the finest in customized interior furnishings, Boston Design Center offers 75 showrooms of the most unique fabrics, furniture, wall coverings, floor coverings, lighting, art, accessories, antiques, kitchens and baths and more. Open to trades and public it is in the same building as Drydock Center and brings vibrant design professionals to the building.
Conley Container Terminal is the nucleus of Boston's dense cargo handling network. Conley Terminal can service the largest container ships in service on the Atlantic. The terminal competes well with the biggest ports on the North Atlantic.
Boston's access to the Atlantic Ocean is virtually unmatched, with a mere four miles of harbor navigation separating it from open ocean.
• Fully dedicated Terminal, 101 acres
• 2000 ft of berthing space includes 1100 ft at a depth of 45 ft and 900 ft at a depth of 40 ft
• Four Post Panamax cranes
• State-of-the-art ten-lane gate facility with computer tracking system
• Combined wheeled and grounded operation
• Easy access to rail transfer facility
• New administration building
• Dedicated, fully trained labor force to handle valuable cargo
• Reefer capacity for 160 containers
Immediately adjacent to Drydock Center, Black Falcon Cruise Terminal is expected to soon welcome about 100 ship and 225,000 cruise passengers. Embarkations include weekly cruises to Bermuda and seasonal itineraries to New England, Canada, Miami and the Caribbean and even to Europe.
Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA)The new ICA is now open. Located approximately 8 blocks from Drydock Center, it is a 62,000 square foot museum integrating the Harborwalk, galleries and a theater. One of New England's most vibrant cultural institutions, the ICA is the cultural centerpiece of the waterfront and one of the city's most well recognized architectural landmarks.
One exit away, minutes by car, and now conveniently accessible via the Silver Line, Logan Airport is visible but thankfully just past earshot from Drydock Center. America's sixth busiest airport, Logan handles domestic flights and international connections to and from the Pacific Rim, Europe, and Latin America. Logan is so conveniently close to Drydock Center that one does not leave to pickup a passenger until after the plane lands
Only a few blocks from Drydock Center and easily accessible via the new Silver Line, South Station is Boston's largest public transit hub providing convenient transfers to every corner of greater Boston area. At South Station access the T's Red and Silver Lines, Boston's main bus terminal, and commuter rail lines. Amtrak trains leave frequently to points south (New York City) and west (Chicago).