State Ethics Commission

Address

1 Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

Open M-F 9am-5pm

Fax

Legal Division (617) 723-5851
Enforcement Division (617) 723-4086

Details of State Ethics Commission

Overview of State Ethics Commission

One Ashburton Place is located on Beacon Hill in Boston, adjacent to the Massachusetts State House

Hours for State Ethics Commission

Monday - Friday:
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Parking at State Ethics Commission

There is no parking available at One Ashburton Place, however several parking garages are located nearby.  Several MBTA subway stations are also within walking distance.

Restrictions at State Ethics Commission

All visitors to One Ashburton Place must pass through security.  Ethics Commission policy also prohibits weapons of any kind in the Ethics Commission office or at any meeting or hearing.

McCormack Building Visitor Access Policy

More info for State Ethics Commission

The Ethics Commission is located in the John W. McCormack state office building, One Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Room 619, Boston.  

Directions to One Ashburton Place

McCormack Building
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

By car from the North

Take Interstate 93 SOUTH to Exit 26, Storrow Drive and North Station. Stay in the LEFT lane and follow signs to Storrow Drive. Once out of the tunnel stay in LEFT lane and take the first exit on the LEFT towards Government Center and Kendall Square. Stay LEFT; at the blinking red light enter Charles Circle. Turn RIGHT onto Charles Street at the CVS. At the fifth light turn LEFT onto Beacon Street. The State House will be on your LEFT. Take the second LEFT after the State House onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

By car from the South

Take Interstate 93 NORTH. Take Exit 23, Government Center. Stay in the LEFT lane onto North Street. Go through one set of lights. At the second set of lights, turn LEFT onto Congress Street. At the first RIGHT turn onto State Street. State Street turns into Court Street. Turn LEFT onto Tremont Street. At the third light turn RIGHT onto Park Street. Follow Park Street up the hill toward the State House. Turn RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Make the second LEFT onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

By car from the West

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) EAST through the Boston tolls. Take Exit 22, Copley Square/Prudential. Stay in the RIGHT lane and follow the signs for Copley Square. This will lead you to Stuart Street. Continue straight through five lights. At the sixth light, turn LEFT on Charles Street South. Continue through two traffic lights passing by Boston Common. At the third light, make a RIGHT on Beacon Street. The State House will be on your LEFT. Take the second LEFT after the State House onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

By car from Logan International Airport

Follow signs to Sumner Tunnel to Boston; stay in the LEFT hand lane of the tunnel. Upon exiting the tunnel, follow the signs for Government Center. Take a LEFT at the first light. At the first traffic light continue straight onto New Chardon Street. Go through the next traffic light, (a Mobil gas station will be on your RIGHT). Continue straight, and at the next light make a LEFT onto Cambridge Street. Continue straight through three traffic lights. At fourth light, make a RIGHT on Park Street. Follow Park Street straight up the hill toward the State House. Turn RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Take the second LEFT onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

By car from the Northwest

Take Route 2 East into Cambridge, MA. Take the Fresh Pond Parkway (this is a winding road) and follow signs for downtown Boston and Storrow Drive EAST. Take Storrow Drive for approximately 5 miles. Take the Government Center and Cambridge Street exit. At the end of the ramp at the traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Charles Street. At the fifth light turn LEFT onto Beacon Street. The State House will be on your LEFT. Take the second LEFT after the State House onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

By Public Transportation (MBTA)

Red Line (from Alewife, Ashmont or Braintree Stations)

Take the Red Line to Park Street Station. Once outside the station walk up Park Street toward the State House. Turn RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Make the first LEFT onto Bowdoin Street. Take the next RIGHT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the LEFT.

Orange Line (from Oak Grove or Forest Hills Stations)

Take train to Downtown Crossing. Walk up Winter Street (away from Macy’s towards the Boston Common) and turn RIGHT onto Tremont Street. Take first LEFT onto Park Street. Walk up Park Street to the State House. Turn RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Make the first LEFT onto Bowdoin Street. Take the next RIGHT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the LEFT.

Blue Line (from Wonderland or Airport Stations)

Take train to Government Center Station. At Government Center Station, take a LEFT onto Cambridge Street, which turns into Tremont Street. Take first RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Take the next RIGHT onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

Green Line (from the Riverside, Cleveland Circle, Boston College and Arborway Lines)

Take the Green Line to Park Street Station. Once outside the station walk up Park Street toward the State House. Turn RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Take the first LEFT onto Bowdoin Street. Turn RIGHT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the LEFT.

Commuter Rail (take train to either South Station or North Station)

From South Station, take the Red Line to Park Street Station. Once outside the station walk up Park Street toward the State House. Turn RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Make the first LEFT onto Bowdoin Street. Take the next RIGHT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the LEFT.

From North Station, take the Green Line to Government Center Station. At Government Center Station, take a LEFT onto Cambridge Street, which turns into Tremont Street. Take first RIGHT onto Beacon Street. Take the next RIGHT onto Somerset Street. Turn LEFT onto Ashburton Place. One Ashburton Place will be on the RIGHT.

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