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Philadelphia - Directions & Accommodations


Students may access Spaces on Juniper Street. Upon entering the building, take the elevator to the 3rd Floor which is the main lobby floor. On the 3rd floor, please check in with the lobby reception attendant and FMC management to receive a temporary keyfob for operating the elevator. Take the elevator to the 4th floor. FMC's training suite is Room #01 on the 4th floor.


Take the 1-495 North toward Philadelphia/Wilmington and then take the 1-95 North. Get off at Callowhill / Independence Mall Exit. Get in lanes for Independence Mall. You will make your first possible left onto 4th Street. Take 4th Street to Chestnut Street, make left, then follow Local Directions above.


Take Ben Franklin Bridge, stay in Right lane. Take first exit for 5/6th Streets. Make a hard right onto a cobblestone road. At the end of cobblestone road, make a right onto 4th Street, then follow Local Directions above.


Take NJ Turnpike to exit 4, Philadelphia/Camden. Follow signs to Ben Franklin Bridge, then follow directions above "from New Jersey."


Take 76 East to 676 East.  Get off at 6th Street /Ben Franklin Bridge Exit. Stay in Right lane. At light make a right onto 6th Street. After First light, get in left lane. Make Left onto Market Street. Make right onto 4th street, then follow Local Directions above.


Sorry. FMC does not validate parking. There are metered spots on Chestnut and 4th Streets, with 1-2 hour limits.
There are several parking garages/lots.

Bourse Garage Association (across from FMC - on the corner of 4th and Ranstad) $8.75 before 8am, exit by 6pm otherwise $13.00/day. 215.592.8320
Ritz East -375 2nd Street. $6.50 before 10am, exit by 7pm. 215.351.7444
E-Z Parks Inc.- North 3rd Street (between Market and Arch Streets) $6.25 before 10am, exit by 6pm otherwise $9.00/day. 215.925.2466


The closest subway stop is at 5th and Market on SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line. Contact 215.580.7777 for more information or check out the web at

PATCO high-speed line runs between Center City Philadelphia and New Jersey. For more information go to or call 215.218.3750 (PA) or 856.968.2001 (NJ).

For special needs on public transportation call the Shared Ride program at 215.580.7145 or Hearing Impaired TDD 215.580.7712.

For driving condition updates call SmarTraveler at 215.567.5678 (PA) or 856.795.9400 (NJ).


Below is a list of several local hotels within a short distance of the FMC Philadelphia office, if you are in need of lodging during your stay.

Holiday Inn Historic District
400 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA. 19106
Tel: 215.923.8660
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Club Quarters
1628 Chestnut Street
(At 17th Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tel: 215.282.5000
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** Omni Hotel at Independence Park** 401 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Tel: 215.925.0000
Fax: 215.925.1263

Best Western Independence Park
235 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Tel: 215.922.4443
Fax: 215.922.4487

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
One Dock Street (2nd and Walnut Streets)
Philadelphia, PA. 19106
Tel: 215.238.6000

Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing
201 South Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA. 19106
Tel: 215.928.1234
Fax: 215.922.4487