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The Murals of Underground at Ink Block Boston

Murals, Colorful Art Installations, Walkways, Bike Paths, Spin Classes and moreA Photo Tour of the Amazing Artwork at Underground Ink Block

Underground at Ink Block is an 8-acre underpass space located between Boston’s South End and South Boston neighborhoods that has been transformed into an active urban park, cultural attraction and parking amenity.

What a cool place to stumble upon!

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral

Landscaped pedestrian boardwalks and bicycle paths along the Fort Point Channel create new connections between communities previously separated by highway infrastructure.

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral | Artwork by Marka27 (Victor Quiñonez)

Parking, Amenities & Activities at Underground Ink Block

This urban park, cultural attraction, walkway/bikeway, and mixed-use parking facility is a space unlike anything seen before in this region.  Parking is a breeze, as there are 175 metered parking spots available on site.

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral | Artwork by Silvia Lopez Chavez’

Visitors are invited to enjoy amenities such as world-class street art, a dog park, curated retail, outdoor fitness & spin classes, food and beverage experiences as well as a bike storage facility and 24-hour security.   The park is also handicap accessible.

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

Underground at Ink Block, Boston’s urban playground, is located under the highway between the city’s South End and South Boston neighborhoods.

It's a fun place to explore and to be inspired by so many colorful murals and viewpoints.  The space is well designed and an innovative and practical use of a highway underpass. The parklike environment includes walkways, trees and plantings, and is adjacent to the waterfront.

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral

Mural Artists

Mural artists include, but are not limited to: Indie184, Greg Lamarche, Dana Woulfe, Silvia Lopez Chavez, Muro, Go-Five, Marka27 and Matthew Zaremba.  I would love to credit wach artist to their works, so if you know where that info can be found please contact me.

photo credit BostonCentral| Artwork by Muro

Parking at Underground Ink Block

Ink Underground offers a bike storage facility and 175 commercial parking spaces. This space is the MassDOT project to transform eight acres of underutilized property beneath the elevated Central Artery Expressway (I-93) between Boston's South End and South Boston's neighborhoods.

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral

Underground at Ink Block is centrally located steps away from Boston’s Downtown and easily accessible via public transit, just steps away from the Broadway T stop. 

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit BostonCentral

Getting to Underground at Ink Block

Underground at Ink Block located under the highway and can be easily accessible using public transportation and by pedestrian pathways from both the South End and South Boston. 

The physical address (used for GPS) is 90 Traveler Street, Boston, MA 02118.

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During the warmer months, several events, festivals and a variety of fitness classes have taken place, making it a fun gathering place for all ages. 

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral

MBTA Stops Near Underground at Ink Block

Underground at Ink Block is also accessible via public transportation:

Broadway Station (Red Line)  |  South Station  |  Herald Street (Ink Block Stop/Silver Line)

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral

Hubway Bike Station at Underground Ink Block

There Hubway Station is Ink Block Station, 300 Harrison Avenue. 

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Central

photo credit: BostonCentral

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Centralphoto credit BostonCentral

Underground Ink Block Murals Boston Centralphoto credit BostonCentral

Underground at Ink Block has created a valuable connection between the upper South End and South Boston, as well as a vibrant destination for locals and visitors alike.

map courtesy of Underground at Ink Block

The space is available to rent for fitness classes, video shoots, concerts, fundraisers – really, anything you can dream up. The unique quality and flexibility of the space creates memorable experiences.

If you are interested in urban murals, you can find lots more throughout the city of Boston with this handy Boston mural map from the Mayor's Office of Arts & Culture. The project is an initiative to provide more access to the City of Boston's public art collection.  

You can stay on top of all the fun happenings in Boston on our Boston events calendar.  We highlight lots of family-friendly events and activities to help you make the best of your free time. 

stacey saoStacey Sao has been the Managing Director of the family-friendly events and activities website, BostonCentral for over 20 years.  She continues to enjoy discovering and exploring new places to visit in the Greater Boston area.