Directions

The Medical Tower Building is located at 255 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, which is on 17th Street between Locust and Spruce Streets in Center City. It is about 1.5 blocks from Rittenhouse Square (from the Square, walk one block east on  Locust Street, then make a right on 17th Street, and the Medical Tower Building is ahead on your left).

 

FROM PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Regional  Rail: Take SEPTA regional trains to Suburban Station at 16th and John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Walk over to 17th Street, and then walk south (making a left onto 17th) about 4 blocks, and the building is on the left (you will pass Market, Chestnut, Walnut, and Locust Streets as you walk south on 17th Street).  See SEPTA regional rail map for how to get to Suburban Station.

Subway: Take the Market-Frankford subway to the 15th and Market Street stop (see SEPTA map).  Walk over to 17th Street, and then walk south (making a left onto 17th) about 3 blocks (you will pass Chestnut, Walnut, and Locust Streets), and the building in on the left.  You can also take the Broad Street Subway to the Walnut-Locust station (see SEPTA map).  Walk down Locust Street west (passing 15th and 16th Streets), and then make a left onto 17th Street.  The building is on the left.

Bus: Take any city bus that travels down Walnut or Chestnut Streets (routes 9, 12, 21, or 42), and get off at 17th Street.  Walk south (passing Locust Street), and the building is on the left.  You can also take bus routes 17 or 2 and get off at Locust Street, then walk toward 17th Street.  Finally, the 40 bus travels on either Lombard (west) or South Street (east) and can be used to get off at 17th Street. You’d then travel north for 2-3 blocks to the Medical Tower. See SEPTA Bus map for details.

BY CAR:

From New Jersey: Cross the Ben Franklin Bridge, and follow the signs for I-676 West. Once on I-676, take the Broad Street exit, and after the ramp, stay right to continue straight down 15th Street (you will pass City Hall on your left).  Pass Chestnut Street, and at Walnut Street, make a right turn.  Go two blocks, and make a left onto 17th Street.   Pass Locust Street, and the Medical Tower is on your left.

If coming into Pennsylvania from the Betsy Ross or Walt Whitman bridges, follow I-95 South directions below.

From 95-South: From I-95, take I-676 West toward “Central Philadelphia.”  Take the Broad Street exit, and after the ramp, continue straight down 15th Street (you will pass City Hall on your left). Pass Chestnut Street, and at Walnut Street, make a right.  Go two blocks, and make a left onto 17th Street.  Pass Locust Street, and the Medical Tower is on your left.

From 95 North: Take I-76 West, and follow directions below for “From I-76 West.”

From I-76 East: Pass the I-676 East exit, the take the South Street exit (left exit ramp).  At the top of the ramp, make a left onto South Street and cross the bridge. Follow South Street for about 5 blocks until 18th Street, and then make a left onto 18th Street.  Go four blocks, passing Lombard, Pine, and Spruce Streets, until you reach Locust Street.  Make a right onto Locust Street, then an immediate right onto 17th Street.  The Medical Tower is just ahead on the left.

From I-76 West: Take the South Street exit ramp (a left exit ramp).  At the top of the ramp, make a right onto South Street, and cross the bridge.  Follow South Street for about 5 blocks until 18th Street, and then make a left onto 18th Street.  Go four blocks, passing Lombard, Pine, and Spruce Streets, until Locust Street.  Make a right onto Locust Street, then an immediate right onto 17th Street.  The Medical Tower is just ahead on the left.

PARKING INFORMATION:

There is ample 2-hour metered street parking along the blocks surrounding the Medical Tower, which may be more or less easy to find depending on the time of day. If you plan to street park, give yourself some extra time to find a space.

It has a $15 flat rate after 5 pm.  There are two less expensive lots (Town Garage at 1524 Latimer Street and Latimer Garage at 1510 Latimer Street) that are a block and a half away on Latimer Street.

New Jersey Office

Beginning in January 2016, I will also meet clients in Pitman, New Jersey. For those of you who prefer a suburban location outside the city, Pitman is located approximately 20 miles from Philadelphia, and there is ample free street parking available. These New Jersey office hours will include Friday afternoons and Saturdays. Please ask of this option if it would be better for your situation and schedule.