Ethical Society of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Ethical Society
1906 South Rittenhouse Square, (215) 735-3456, office@phillyethics.org
Public Transit and Parking for Events at the Ethical Society

Public Transit to the Ethical Society

1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia PA 19103 <==> SEPTA Trip Planner

Vehicle Parking for Events at the Ethical Society
-- Rev 12/4/2016

For free parking Sunday, 9 am to 10 pm, and Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 10 pm near the Ethical Society, you can obtain a permit at the Society’s office to place on your dashboard. It allows you to park on the no-parking side of the street, but not in front of hydrants, on 19th St. from Rittenhouse Square to Spruce Street, and on Spruce Street from 19th to 20th Streets.

At other times, for street parking you need to search for a metered space. There are many parking garages and lots in the area. Two garages on this list offer a discount coupon for Ethical Society Events: Parkway at 1845 Walnut Street; and EZ Park garage at 2101 Chestnut Street.

The following list of lots and garages provides the locations and prices--though prices do change. These prices are as of December 4, 2016. (State and local taxes on parking lots is 22.5%, which is included in most listed prices.)

Two garages on Latimer Street:
Travelling south on 15th Street, cross Locust Street and turn right on Latimer Street.
From Latimer and 16th Streets, you can walk or drive west two blocks to Rittenhouse Square.

Latimer Garage near 15th Street
All day up to 12 hours for up to $15, stay longer for + $8
Nights after 5 pm, $12

Towne Garage on Latimer near 16th Street
Closed Sunday
Mon – Fri, up to 12 hours for up to $17
Mon – Fri, in 7 - 10 am and out by 6 pm, $12
Saturday, 8 am to 6 pm, $11
Evenings:
Mon – Thur, 5:30 pm to 12 am, $12
Fri – Sat, 5:30 pm to 12 am, $13

Two garages at 21st and Sansom Streets:
Patriot Parking on Sansom Street at 21st Street, Southwest corner

Up to 12 hours for up to $14
Mon – Fri, in by 10 am and out by 7 pm, $12
Nights:
Sun – Thur, 5 pm to 7 am, $12
Fri – Sat, 5 pm to 7 am, $15

Park America on Sansom Street at 21st Street, Northwest corner
Up to 10 hours for up to $15
Mon – Fri, in by 10 am and out by 7 pm, $13
Nights:
Sun – Wed, 5 pm to 8 am, $15
Thur – Sat, 5 pm to 8 am, $20

Three locations on 19th Street:
Park America garage on Commerce Street at 19th Street, Northwest corner

(Commerce is a small street parallel to and just north of Market Street)
Mon – Fri after 5 pm, $12
Sat and Sun, up to12 hours, $13

Kennedy House Garage on 19th Street at JFK Boulevard, Northwest corner
Mon – Fri, in by 9:30 am and out by 7 pm, $16
Mon – Fri, from 2 pm to 12 am, $16
Sat and Sun all day, $12

Parkway Parking lot on 19th Street at Ranstead Street, Northeast corner
(Ranstead is a small street parallel to and just north of Chestnut Street)
Pay by machine
Mon – Fri after 5 pm, $12
Sat and Sun all day, $15

Garage on 20th Street at Market Street, Northeast corner
Mon – Fri after 5 pm, $12
Sat and Sun, up to ten hours, $15

Close and PES has a coupon:
Parkway Corp., 1845 Walnut Street, next to Barnes & Noble at 18th Street

Regular rates without PES coupon:
All day up to 12 hours for up to $26
Mon – Fri, in by 9 am and out by 6 pm, $20
Nights:
Mon – Thur after 5 pm, $20
Fri – Sat after 5 pm, $26

The PES coupon for Parkway Garage is a Chaser Coupon:
$15 flat rate anytime for 6 hours
These prices are examples. Prices can change.
When you enter, take a parking ticket. At the exit gate, insert the parking ticket,
then insert the Chaser Coupon,
then your credit card.
Press the button if you want a receipt.

When you enter the Parkway Garage, instead of taking a parking ticket, you have the option to insert your credit card. But then you can’t use the Chaser Coupon. When you leave you just insert your credit card, and get no discount.

Groups that rent for an event at PES can call the Parkway Garage and get a batch of Chaser Coupons that are time stamped for that date. Or our staff may call and pick up the coupons for them, since the renter may not be here prior to the event.

PES has frequent events and meetings for our members and guests. Our staff picks up a batch of Chaser Coupons at the Parkway Garage that can be used by our members and guests at our events without calling ahead. Our coupons are not time stamped for a specified date.

Contact: Parkway Garage office near the elevators, 215-972-6047. The manager, Ramona Mallory, may be at the garage. If no answer, contact Ramona at her cell phone 215-416-7382 or RMallory@parkwaycorp.com Or call the corporation at 215-569-8400.

PES has a coupon for the garage at 2101 Chestnut Street:
EZ Park, Inc. 215-730-7538 or call the corporation at 215-733-0700
Garage is over the Mix restaurant at 21st and Chestnut Streets, Northwest corner Entry on 21st Street
Mon – Fri, in by 10 am and out by 6 pm, $16
Saturday all day, $23
Sunday all day, $13
Nights:
Mon – Thur after 5 pm, $12
Fri – Sat after 5 pm, $15

Parkway Parking open lot on 21st Street next to EZ Park
Pay by machine
Mon – Fri, in by 8 am and out by 6 pm, $18, +$7 to stay later
Sat & Sun all day, $14
Nights:
Mon – Wed after 5 pm, $10
Thur – Fri after 5 pm, $13

Close but expensive: Rittenhouse Garage on 20th Street at Walnut
Southwest corner over Saxby’s restaurant
Entry just south of Walnut Street
$24.50 for any 12 hours

Other garages around the city that usually have the best rates:
Central Parking of Philadelphia
http://philadelphia.centralparking.com

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