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Directions to the Center for Autism Research


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From the North

Take I-95 South toward Philadelphia. Take the I-676/US 30/Callowhill St. exit (number 22) toward Central Phila/Independence Hall. Merge onto the Vine Street Expressway (I-676) and follow signs for I-76 E toward the Philadelphia International. From I-76, take the Market Street/30th Street Station Exit #345. Follow exit to Market Street and turn right on Market Street. If you are a research participant, turn left on 34th Street to reach the free CHOP open air lot. The entrance to the lot will be immediately on your right hand side. Follow walking directions below to reach the 3535 Market Street building.

If you are not parking, continue on Market Street to 36th Street. Make a right on 36th. The 3535 Building is located at the corner of Market Street and 36th Street on the right.

Parking and Walking to 3535 Market Street

From the South

Take I-95 North. Take the PA-291 exit (Number 10) toward Bartram Ave./Cargo City, following the signs for I-76 W. Merge onto Industrial Highway, which becomes PA-291E. PA-291E will later become 1-76 W. From I-76, take the Market Street/30th Street Station Exit #345. Follow exit to Market Street and turn right on Market Street. If you are a research participant, turn left on 34th Street to reach the free CHOP open air lot. The entrance to the lot will be immediately on your right hand side. Follow walking directions below to reach the 3535 Market Street building.

If you are not parking, continue on Market Street to 36th Street. Make a right on 36th. The 3535 Building is located at the corner of Market Street and 36th Street on the right.

Parking and Walking to 3535 Market Street

From the Western Suburbs (Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery counties)

Take I-76E until you reach the Market Street/30th Street Station Exit #345. Follow exit to Market Street and turn right on Market Street. If you are a research participant, turn left on 34th Street to reach the free CHOP open air lot. The entrance to the lot will be immediately on your right hand side. Follow walking directions below to reach the 3535 Market Street building.

If you are not parking, continue on Market Street to 36thStreet. Make a right on 36th. The 3535 Building is located at the corner of Market Street and 36th Street on the right.

Parking and Walking to 3535 Market Street

Parking and Walking to 3535 Market Street

For research study participants, free parking is available in the Children's Hospital open air lot on the southwest corner of 34th and Market Streets. When leaving the parking lot, walk north to Market Street, then walk two blocks west to 36th Street. The 3535 Building is located at the corner of Market Street and 36th Street on the right. After entering the building, check in with the lobby receptionist. The Center for Autism Research is on the 8th floor. From the elevator lobby on the 8th floor, enter where you see the Center for Autism Research sign. If both doors are closed, dial 6-7540 from the lobby phone to have the door unlocked.

Parking for other visitors is available in the Sheraton Hotel parking garage. When leaving the Sheraton, walk north on 36th Street (away from Spruce). Cross Market Street. 3535 Market Street is on the right-hand side after crossing Market Street. After entering the building, check in with the lobby receptionist. The Center for Autism Research is on the 8th floor. From the elevator lobby on the 8th floor, enter where you see the Center for Autism Research sign. If both doors are closed, dial 6-7540 from the lobby phone to have the door unlocked.

Additional Parking

Research participants park for free in the open air lot on the corner of 34th and Market Streets. If you are not a research participant, there are other options for parking within the vicinity of 3535 Market Street:

Parkway
39th and Market
(SE Corner)

In by 9 am:
After 9am:
After 4 pm:
$11.00
$15.00
$8.00

Central Parking System
39th and Market
(NW corner; 3901 Market Street)

Flat Rate:
$11.00 all day

Sheraton Hotel
36th and Chestnut
(36th between Chestnut and Market)

1 hour:
2 hours:
3 hours:
Up to 4 hours:
Up to 12 hours:
Up to 24 hours:
$6.00
$8.00
$10.00
$12.00
$20.00
$28.00

University of Pennsylvania
37th and Walnut
(On Walnut between 37th and 38th; Main Entrance on 38th between Walnut and Chestnut)

Up to 1 hour:
Each add. Hour:
Max Rate:
In by 8:00am/
  Out by 7:00pm:
In after 5:00pm/
  Out by 12:30am:
Hours of Operation:
  6:30am - 12:30am
$9.00
$2.00
$25
$15.00

$13.00


40th and Walnut
(NW corner of 40th and Walnut)

Up to 1 hour:
Each add. Hour:
Max Rate:
$9.00
$2.00
$25

34th and Spruce

1 hour:
Each add ½ hour:
Max Rate:
Hours of Operation:
  Closes at 10:00pm
$10.00
$2.00
$38.00

37th and Market
(3711 Market Street)

Up to 30 mins:
31-60 mins:
61-90 mins:
91 mins-12 hours:
Over 12 hours:
$6.00
$11.00
$16.00
$20.00
$22.00

Public Transportation

SEPTA City Trains and Trolleys

The SEPTA Market/Frankford Blue Line (the elevated train/subway) stops at 34th and Market Sts.

All SEPTA Subway/Surface Green Line trolleys, except for the 10 trolley, stop underground at University Station (37th and Spruce) and Sansom Street station.

SEPTA Information: 215-580-7800 or septa.org

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