Potter Street

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The BSBKPotter Street office is located at 717 Potter Street in Berkeley (Bldg.977), within the Aquatic Park Center of Wareham Development, near the Ashby exit off the Interstate 80/580 freeway. While the majority of its staff is located here; a few are located with their research group at Berkeley Lab’s main site.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Potter Street office of Biosciences Operations at Berkeley

Physical address: 

717 Potter Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

Mailing address: 

One Cyclotron Road, Mailstop 977, Berkeley, CA 94720

Upon Arrival

Please sign in at the security desk in the lobby upon arrival; the security officer will ask to see your picture ID.  The officer may assist you with contacting your host as needed.

Visitor Parking

There is limited street parking available on the surrounding streets. The outdoor parking spaces in front of the Potter Street site are on a first come first serve basis. We cannot reserve parking spaces located in front of the building.

Berkeley Lab Shuttle Service

The Aquatic Park office is on the Berkeley Lab shuttle route “Potter St./JBEI” (“Potter” stop); see route and rider instructions.

Bldg. 977  Access Guide


Everyone must badge in separately every time you enter the building. Refrain from "piggy-backing" (following someone through a door without using your badge). If you forget your badge you must return home to retrieve it. There will be no temporary badges issued.

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Parking & Transportation Potter Street (B977)

In addition to commuting by car, LBNL supports several other means of transportation including shuttles, biking, carpooling, etc.  Check out LBNL’s transportation page. 

How To Obtain Wareham Parking Permit

Parking Guidelines  


All Wareham garage parking cards must be returned to the Building Manager upon leaving the lab or re-assignment to another building. Wareham charges a fee for any lost cards or hang tags. We need to keep an accurate accounting of card assignments to maintain lease compliance and any active cards assigned to former users will be deactivated. For all new parking requests see the process below.


New Parking Card Requests 

Parking will only be approved if:

Send email or JIRA request to the Building Manager



If there are no available cards/spaces you will be placed on a waiting list and be notified when a spot is available. Distribution subject to the aforementioned criteria and business need.

Meetings At Potter Street

Conference Rooms

The following conference spaces are available to use at Potter St. Please check calendar before use. If you do not have building 977 access, please make sure to arrange pre-approved building, badge, or visitor access prior to your meeting. 

Event Space 

Rules For Gray Auditorium 977-141 Use:

The Gray Auditorium is open to book. If you have any issues, please contact 977-141GrayAuditorium@lbl.gov for assistance. 

Please refer to https://bsbkops.lbl.gov/facilities/potter-st for any general questions such as parking, location, etc.

 Host/Organizer Agreement: The host is responsible for all event logistics & adhering to room guidelines; catering needs, setup & cleanup, support needs, etc.


ROOM CAPACITY: The Fire Marshall set the room capacity. No more than 50 people at any time including the speaker/s and any support staff.  Please note that over a 40 capacity limit, some attendees will not have access to power outlets or table seating

Badge Access

Potter St. Parking