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Philadelphia is 1 1/2 hours from New York, 2 1/2 hours from Washington, and 2 minutes off I-95.

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Driving Directions

From the South

  • Take I-95 North. Follow the signs for “Central Phila./I-676” (Exit 22).
  • Exit 20 toward Washington Avenue
  • Left onto South Columbus Blvd
  • Right toward Market Street
  • Left toward Market Street
  • Right onto Market Street
  • Destination on right

From the North

There are two options: NJ Turnpike or I-95:

Via the NJ Turnpike:

  • Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 4.
  • Take Rt. 73 north to Rt. 38 west to US 30.
  • Take US 30 west over the Ben Franklin Bridge to I-676. Follow the signs for local traffic (this is Vine Street).
  • Slight left onto Vine Street
  • Left at 2nd cross street onto North 8th Street
  • Left onto Market Street
  • Destination on left

Via I-95:

  • Take I-95 South. Follow the signs for “Central Phila./I-676” (Exit 22).
  • Exit 20 toward Washington Avenue
  • Left onto South Columbus Blvd
  • Right toward Market Street
  • Left toward Market Street
  • Right onto Market Street
  • Destination on right

From the West

  • Take I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) to the Valley Forge Exit (Exit 326).
  • Follow signs to Philadelphia I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway).
  • Remain on I-76 East(Schuylkill Expressway) for about 25 miles until you see signs for Central Philadelphia (Exit 344)
  • Continue on 676 East (Vine Street Expressway) to the 8th Street Exit. Make a right onto 8th Street.
  • Left onto Market Street
  • Destination on left

From the East

  • Take Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North.
  • Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), crossing into Philadelphia.
  • Follow the signs for local traffic (this is Vine Street).
  • Slight left onto Vie Street
  • Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto North 8th Street
  • Turn left onto Market Street
  • Destination on left

Public Transportation

SEPTA

Septa Subway:
Take either the Market-Frankford or Broad Street Line and exit at the 8th Street Station. The Mellon Independence Center is connected to the Station. Take the stairs near Dunkin Donuts to enter the building. The State System @ Center City is two doors down, next to Paganos.

Regional Rail:
Exit at the Market East Station. All Regional Rail Lines stop at this station. After exiting the train, walk through the Gallery Mall towards the Food Court. Continue walking past the Food Court towards the 8th Street Station. You can enter the Mellon Independence Center by utilizing the stairway near Dunkin Donuts. The State System @ Center City is two doors down, next to Paganos.

Bus:
Route 17 provides service along Market Street. Exit at 8th Street and enter the Mellon Independence Center. Go to the Concourse Level and the State System @ Center City is next to Paganos.

For the latest schedule information, please check www.septa.org

PATCO

Take the PATCO High Speed Line to Philadelphia and exit at the 8th & Market Street Station. You can enter the Mellon Independence Center by utilizing the stairway near Dunkin Donuts. The State System @ Center City is two doors down, next to Paganos.

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