The Wanamaker Building
100 Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19102
The historic Wanamaker
takes up the entire block bounded by Market St., S.
Juniper St., Chestnut St. and S. 13th St. (google map
). The main level
is taken up by Macy's. It's located across the street from
Parking is available in numerous pay-garages
both in the
Wanamaker building and in the immediate vicinity of City Hall. The
least expensive ($8 and $9) are on Sansom Street between 11th and 12th Streets
parking is available for 2 hours on Chestnut Street (south of City
Hall) and portions of Filbert Street and John F Kennedy Blvd (North
of City Hall), though it can be difficult to find an open
If you don't want to risk the cost of garage parking or the
possible traffic snarl around City Hall, park away from City Hall
near a subway station and take the subway in ($1.30 each way via
token; $2 each way using cash at the station entrance).
The nearest rail stations are (http://www.septa.org/maps.html
- Regional Rail
: Market East and Suburban
- Subway: Market-Frankford Line
(13th St. station); Broad Street Line
(Walnut-Locust or City Hall stations)
: 12th/13th St. Station
The main building entrance is on S. Juniper St. between S. Penn
Square and Market St.
- Enter the lobby doors
- go to the North Security Desk (up one level and on your left as
you walk into the lobby from the street)
- present a picture ID and tell them you're there for the
AgilePhilly meeting hosted by The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia in room 8th Floor. You'll probably be required to sign
in and will receive a temporary ID.
- take the elevators up to the 8th floor
- exit the elevator and follow the instructions posted on the glass
doors at either end of the lobby.