FringeArts Directions/Parking and Dining

Location:
140 N. Columbus Blvd. (At Race)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

DIRECTIONS VIA PUBLIC TRANSIT
DIRECTIONS BY CAR
PARKING
DINING

DIRECTIONS VIA PUBLIC TRANSIT

Please check SEPTA for all schedules. Times may vary greatly.

Market-Frankford Line: Take trains headed towards Frankford Transportation Center and exit at 2nd St. stop. Approximately a 10-minute walk to FringeArts. Head North on 2nd St. Turn right at Race St. and walk towards the waterfront. FringeArts will be on your right at the corner of Race St. and Columbus Blvd.

Broad Street Line: Change at City Hall for Market-Frankford Line heading towards Frankford.

Regional Rail Lines: Change at 30th St. Station, 15th St., or 11th St. stops to Market-Frankford Line

Trolley Lines: Change to Market-Frankford Line at 30th St., 15th St., or 13th St. stops

Buses:

#25 Frankford Transportation Center to Columbus Commons: Stops at corner of N. Columbus Blvd. and Race St. (directly across the street from the building) or S. Columbus Blvd. Approximately a 1-minute walk to FringeArts.

#21 Penn’s Landing to 69th Street Transportation Center, #33 Penn’s Landing to 23rd-Venango & #42 Penn’s Landing to Wycombe: Stops at Columbus Blvd. & Penn’s Landing. Approximately a 4-minute walk to FringeArts. Head North on Columbus Blvd. towards the Ben Franklin Bridge. FringeArts is located across the street at the corner of Race St. & Columbus Blvd.

#5 Front-Market to Frankford Transportation Center: Stops at 2nd St. & Race St. Approximately a 5-minute walk to FringeArts. Head down Race St. towards the waterfront until you reach Columbus Blvd. FringeArts will be on your right, on the corner.

#57 Whitman Plaza to Rising Sun-Olney or Fern Rock Transportation Center: Stops at 4th St. & Race St. Approximately a 6-minute walk to FringeArts. Head down Race St. towards the waterfront until you reach Columbus Blvd. FringeArts will be on your right, on the corner.

#48 Front-Market to 27th-Allegheny: Stops at 2nd St. & Arch St. Approximately a 7-minute walk to FringeArts. Head North on 2nd St. towards Race St. Turn right onto Race St. and continue until you reach the Columbus Blvd. We will be on your right, on the corner.

#17 Front-Market to 20th-Johnston and Broad-Pattison: Stops at 2nd St. & Market St. Approximately a 10-minute walk to FringeArts. First, take the pedestrian bridge at the end of Market St. When you reach the opposite end, head down the set of stairs on the left-hand side. From the stairs, turn right and walk up Columbus Blvd. towards the Ben Franklin Bridge. We are across the street at the corner of Race St. & Columbus Blvd.

PATCO: Stops at 8th St. & Market St. Approximately a 20-minute walk to FringeArts or change to the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd & Market St. stop for a 10-minute walk. Walk down Market St., take the pedestrian bridge, and head down the set of stairs on the left hand side when you reach the opposite end. From stairs, turn right and walk up Columbus Blvd. towards the BeFranklin Bridge. We are across the street at the corner of Race St. & Columbus St.

DIRECTIONS BY CAR

From the Northeast: Take 95 South to exit 22 toward I-676 E/ U.S. 30 E/Independence Hall. Make the first left onto Callowhill St. and follow until street ends at Columbus Blvd. Turn right onto N. Columbus Blvd. and FringeArts will be on your right, after passing under the Ben Franklin Bridge, at the corner of Race St.

From the Southeast & Philadelphia International Airport: Take 95 North to exit 20 toward Washington Ave. Turn left onto S. Columbus Blvd. and continue for 1.5 miles. After passing under the Ben Franklin Bridge, turn left at Summer St. to make a U-turn. Head south for a block, FringeArts will be on your right at the corner of Race St.

From Ben Franklin Bridge: Stay in the right lane and take the 5th St. exit. Stay right at the fork and continue towards New St. Turn right onto N. New St. and then turn right again onto N. 4th St. Take the second left onto Race St. and continue until the street ends at N. Columbus Blvd. FringeArts will be on your right on the corner.

From Walt Whitman Bridge: Take exit 351 for I-95 / Front St. toward Trenton-Chester. Keep left at the fork, following signs for I-95. Merge onto I-95 N and then take exit 20 toward Washington Ave. Turn left onto S. Columbus Blvd. and continue for 1.5 miles. After passing under the Ben Franklin Bridge, turn left at Summer St. to make a U-turn. Head south for a block, FringeArts will be on your right at the corner of Race St.

From New York and Points North: Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4 for NJ Route 73. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for NJ-73 N. Merge on NJ-73 N and follow for about 4.5 miles. Keep left and merge onto NJ-90W for the Betsy Ross Bridge. After crossing bridge, stay left at the fork and follow signs for I-95 S/ Central Philadelphia. Merge onto I-95 S and take exit 22 toward Interstate 676 E/U.S. 30 E/ Independence Hall. Make the first left onto Callowhill St. and follow until the street ends at Columbus Blvd. Turn right onto N. Columbus Blvd. and FringeArts will be on your right after passing under the Ben Franklin Bridge, at the corner of Race St.

PARKING

NO ON-SITE PARKING

LOWEST RATE

Park America Old City Parkominium: Located at 231 N. 2nd St. (between Race St. and Vine St.)
Phone: 601-617-2100
Approximately a 7-minute walk from FringeArts. Special discount, $7 parking.  Please see Front of House Manager for parking validation.

CLOSEST

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Parking Department – Vine Street Parking Lot: Located at N. Columbus Blvd. & Vine St.
Phone: 215-629-3200
Approximately a 6-minute walk from FringeArts. Outdoor lot, credit cards accepted, Mon-Sun 8am-11pm, $10 flat rate.

STREET PARKING
Limited, timed street parking is available along Columbus Blvd. (meters) and most streets in Old City (kiosks).

The Parking lot adjacent to FringeArts is exclusively for Holiday Inn and is unavailable to FringeArts visitors. If you have accessibility needs please contact Meg Morris at meg@fringearts.com to make accommodations.

DINING

La Peg – Located right inside the FringeArts building.
Traditional French brasserie with great draft beer and wine selections
Reservations recommended

Race St. Café –208 Race St.  (2nd St. between Market and Chestnut)
Traditional American gastropub

Menagerie Coffee – 18 S. 3 St. (3nd St. between Market and Chestnut)
Good for a quick cup of coffee and snack

Café Ole – 147 N. 3 St. (3rd St. between Arch and Race)
Coffee shop with Mediterranean style food

Wedge and Fig – 160 N. 3 St. (3rd St. between Arch and Race)
Old City’s Best BYO Cheese Bistro
Reservations recommended

Khyber Pass Pub – 56 S. 2 St. (2nd St. between Market and Chestnut)
Southern style gastropub

Gianfranco Pizza Rustica – 6 N. 3 St. (3rd St. between Market and Arch)
Good for a quick bite

Mulberry Market – 236 Arch St. (Arch St. between 2nd and 3rd)
Good for a quick bite