One Western Ave


Western Avenue (1)
One Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02163


One Western Ave



  • Graduate Commons Program
  • Non-smoking property
  • Sustainable Community Leaders Program
  • Children's Playroom*
  • Some units have two bathrooms
  • Elevator(s) in building
  • Accessible units available
  • LEED Silver certified
  • Bicycle storage
  • Vending machines
  • Laundry room
  • Common room
  • Several study/meeting rooms
  • Package Concierge lockers
  • Wireless Internet service
  • Kitchens include electric stove, dishwasher, and refrigerator
  • Central air conditioning
  • Steam heat
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinklers
  • Cork, ceramic tile, carpet, vinyl tile flooring
  • Heat, hot and cold water, sewer, and electricity included in the rent

General Information

  • *Residents of One Western Avenue with children up to eight years of age are eligible to participate in the One Western Avenue/Soldiers Field Park Children’s Playroom program.
    • The playroom, located in One Western Avenue, is membership-based, with membership terms running from July-December and January–June.
    • Spaces are limited.
    • Membership requirements include biannual membership fees (per semester), deposit, and collective cleaning responsibilities.
    • All playroom memberships are contingent upon members maintaining good standing. Failure to comply with the playroom policies and procedures may result in membership termination.
    • Please contact for more information about the playroom.
  • There are no ceiling lights in the living/bedroom area of studio apartments or in living rooms and bedrooms of larger apartments. We recommend that you bring lamps to light these rooms. Please note that one side of one outlet in bedrooms are tied to a wall switch that can be used to turn a lamp on and off.
  • View the One Western Avenue welcome information.

Parking Information

Harvard University Housing does not manage any parking facilities. Parking for residents is available, for a fee, through Harvard University Parking Services. For information, please go to their web site; call 617-496-7827; or visit the Campus Service Center.

Daily visitor parking is offered, on a space-available basis and for a fee, in the adjacent Harvard Business School parking lot.

Short-term (four-hour) parking meters are located across from the entry to the Soldiers Field Parking Garage.

Please view the City of Boston Parking website to learn about resident and visitor parking restrictions.

Furnished apartments:

Harvard University Housing's furnished apartments do not include linens, dishes, pots/pans, or cutlery. Furnishings differ by unit size and type. Please view our list of furnished units for more information.

Sustainability at Harvard:

Harvard University Housing is dedicated to continually fostering a community of sustainability by improving the efficiency of its buildings and providing residents with the tools and resources to reduce energy and conserve resources.

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