Backstage Hardware & Theatre Supply is located at 21 Drydock Ave., Boston, in the Marine Industrial Park. We are in the same building as the Boston Design Center, adjacent to the Black Falcon Pier where the cruise ships come in. We are close to the Boston Convention & Exposition Center as well as the Institute of Contemporary Art (which is free on Thursday nights).
Take the Silver Line (Bus #SL2 or #SL3) to the Marine Industrial Park/Boston Design Center from South Station.
From the North:
93S over Zakim Bridge into Big Dig. Take Purchase St. exit and go up the ramp and then take a left at the light. You will see signs for the Seaport District. Go straight over the bridge at James Hook Lobster, and continue on until you pass the Seaport Hotel on your right. This is Seaport Blvd. (formerly Northern Ave.) Go by the Bank of America Pavilion (big white tent on your left) straight thru rotary and past the Harpoon Brewery until you reach a stop sign. Take a right onto Tide St. at the stop sign and then a quick left onto Drydock Ave. Pull into parking lot at #23 Drydock.
From South Station:
Head down Summer St. towards South Boston past the new convention center. Take a left at the third light into the Marine Industrial Park – that is Drydock Ave. Go straight down Drydock Ave. until you reach #23 on the right, ground floor.
From the South:
93N toward Boston. Take the Columbia Rd/ So. Boston exit off 93North (the expressway) just after the Boston Globe. Take Day Blvd. to So. Boston along the beach. Go left onto L St. Follow L St. thru So. Boston (many small intersections). Pass large power plant on right, FedEx on left & over small bridge. Go right at light into Marine Industrial Park – that is Drydock Ave. Go straight down Drydock Ave. until you reach #23 on the right, ground floor. Basically it’s just a right, left & right off the highway.
Head into new tunnel towards airport but take exit 25 to So. Boston. Follow signs to Seaport Blvd.(Left out of tunnel, thru light & right at 2nd light onto Seaport Blvd – formerly Northern Ave. Follow to end past Seaport Hotel on right, Jimmy’s Harborside, Fleet Pavilion, thru rotary & Harpoon Brewery. Right at stop sign & left at next stop sign onto Drydock Ave. Pull into parking lot at 23 Drydock Ave.