Directions & Parking

Directions

Tenth Presbyterian Church is located on the corner of 17th and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. For directions, including public transit information, please use the Google map above.

During business hours and weekday evening events, enter the church via 1701 Delancey Street.

GPS and Driving Address
17th and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sunday Street Parking

Limited street parking is available for all Sunday services. However, the garages and parking lots that offer reduced rate parking for Tenth attendees are generally a better parking option on Sundays. Free garage parking (with a chaser ticket) is available at Liberty Place Garage on 16th St. between Chestnut and Market.

When parking on the street we ask that you...

  • Check carefully for bike riders before opening your door into traffic.
  • Display the current parking placard in your front windshield. Placards can be obtained from our Delancey or Spruce Street entrances.
  • Familiarize yourself with the Sunday street parking guidelines below. Not following these guidelines may result in your car being ticketed or towed.

You may park on the side of the street with signs reading “No Stopping Any Time” and “No Parking Any Time” within the locations listed below

Sundays, 8 AM–2 PM and 5:30–10 PM on east/west streets
  • Both sides of Spruce and Pine from 16th to 19th
  • Both sides of Lombard from 16th to 17th
Sundays, 8 AM–10 PM on north/south streets
  • Both sides of 16th and 17th from Spruce to Pine
  • Both sides of 18th from Spruce to Lombard
Sunday Street Parking Guidelines

The city may ticket or tow vehicles that are parked:

  • In a way that prevents emergency vehicles access or turning space.
  • In handicapped spaces.
  • In front of driveways or garages.
  • In bus stops.
  • On any sidewalk.
  • Within 15 feet of fire hydrants or 20 feet of corners (do not park outside the orange cones which indicate these distances; do not move the orange cones).
  • Without Tenth placards, which are available at both the Delancey and Spruce Street entrances.
  • More than 1 foot from the curb.
Parking Tickets

If you receive a parking ticket but were parked according to the guidelines above:

  • Put a copy of the ticket in Nancy Hala’s box in the Delancey mailroom.
  • Write your name, address, telephone, and email on the same sheet.
  • Keep the original ticket in your personal files until the matter is resolved.

You may also fax (215-735-3960) or mail a copy of your ticket within a day of receiving it. We cannot help resolve tickets if not submitted to us promptly.


Handicapped Parking

Handicapped parking for Sunday services is available on both sides of Spruce Street directly in front of the church building. The yellow cones with the handicapped symbol indicate where handicapped parking is available. Please remember to display your Tenth parking placard and to follow all other parking Sunday street parking guidelines found above. Placards can be found at the Delancey or Spruce Street entrances.

There are a number of metered handicapped spaces within a 1-block radius of the church. On Sundays, you can park in these metered spots for free, if one is available. Simply display both your handicapped placard and Tenth parking placard in your windshield.

Garage & Lot Parking

Liberty Place Garage 16th & Market

Park in the garage taking the ticket from the machine as usual. After the worship service, pick up a chaser ticket from the volunteer in Reception Hall. Exit the garage on either 16th Street (northbound) or 17th Street (southbound). Insert the garage ticket into the machine first, followed by the chaser ticket, which serves as full payment.

Sundays: Free with chaser ticket

Walking directions to Tenth from Liberty Place Garage


Penn Garage 1700 South Street

Stamp your ticket at Tenth's Delancey or Spruce Street entrances. You must have exact change after 8 PM.

Saturdays and Sundays: $5 with stamped ticket; $6 effective July 1, 2014

Weekday Events (in after 5 PM): $5 with stamped ticket; $6 effective July 1, 2014

Walking directions to Tenth from Penn Garage


E-Z Park 17th & Pine

Stamp your Ticket at Tenth's Delancey or Spruce Street entrances.

Sundays: $7 with stamped ticket

Walking directions to Tenth from E-Z Park


E-Z Park 15th & Naudain

Stamp your Ticket at Tenth's Delancey or Spruce Street entrances.

Sundays: $7 with stamped ticket

Mondays–Saturdays (up to 12 hours): $7 with stamped ticket

Mondays–Saturdays (in after 5 PM): $4 with stamped ticket

Walking directions to Tenth from E-Z Park

Special Event Parking

Throughout the year the city sometimes grants parking privileges for special Tenth events. For parking information about special events (with the exception of weddings), please check the individual event listing in Events to see if parking privileges have been granted. For wedding parking information, see below.

Weddings

Some weddings, but not all, are granted parking privileges.

Parking information and guidelines were included in your wedding invitation. Please check the information you received in your invitation to determine if the wedding you are attending has parking privileges. Familiarize yourself with the special event parking guidelines below, since not following these guidelines may result in your car being ticketed or towed.

When granted for special events and weddings, parking is allowed on the following streets:

  • Both sides of Spruce from 17th to 18th
  • Both sides of 17th from Spruce to Pine
  • Both sides of 18th from Spruce to Pine
Special Event Street Parking Guidelines

The city may ticket or tow vehicles that are parked:

  • In a way that prevents emergency vehicles access or turning space.
  • In handicapped spaces.
  • In front of driveways or garages.
  • In bus stops.
  • On any sidewalk.
  • Within 15 feet of fire hydrants or 20 feet of corners (do not park outside the orange cones which indicate these distances; do not move the orange cones).
  • Without Tenth placards, which are available at both the Delancey and Spruce Street entrances.
  • More than 1 foot from the curb.
Handicapped Parking for Special Events

Handicapped parking for special events is available when parking privileges have been granted for an event. In such cases, handicapped parking is available on both sides of Spruce Street directly in front of the church building. The yellow cones with the handicapped symbol indicate where handicapped parking is available. Please remember to display your Tenth parking placard and to follow all other parking instructions on the placard. Placards can be found at the Delancey or Spruce Street entrances.

Parking Tickets

If you receive a parking ticket but were parked according to the guidelines above:

  • Put a copy of the ticket in Nancy Hala’s box in the Delancey mailroom.
  • Write your name, address, telephone, and email on the same sheet.
  • Keep the original ticket in your personal files until the matter is resolved.

You may also fax (215-735-3960) or mail a copy of your ticket within a day of receiving it. We cannot help resolve tickets if not submitted to us promptly.