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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


JAMS RESOLUTION CENTER AMENITIES

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Edward (Pete) G. Biester

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Thomas M. Blewitt

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William J. Furber

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Jane Cutler Greenspan

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John J. Hughes

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James R. Melinson

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Jed D. Melnick

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Gregory P. Miller

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Andrew S. Nadolna

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Randall J. Newsome

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Annette M. Rizzo

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Jerry P. Roscoe

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Frederic N. Smalkin

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Maria Marinari Sypek

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Diane M. Welsh

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Local Information for the JAMS Philadelphia Resolution Center

DIRECTIONS

From Philadelphia International Airport (PHL):

  • From I-95 North Ramp, take 676 West (Vine Street Expressway) to Benjamin Franklin Parkway/Museum Area exit;
  • At the top of the ramp, turn right onto 22nd Street;
  • Go one block to the first traffic light and turn right onto Benjamin Franklin Parkway;
  • Go through two traffic lights and enter Logan Circle, but remain in the outside lane;
  • At the second light make a sharp right onto Cherry Street.  The Tower garage entrance will be on the left side of the street.

From Trenton, NJ:

  • Begin on US-1 South toward Morrisville/Philadelphia;
  • Take I-95 South toward Central Philadelphia;
  • Merge onto Vine Street Expressway/I-676 West/US-30 West via Exit 22 toward Central Philadelphia;
  • Take 676 West (Vine Street Expressway) to Benjamin Franklin Parkway/Museum Area exit;
  • At the top of the ramp, turn right onto 22nd Street;
  • Go one block to the first traffic light and turn right onto Benjamin Franklin Parkway;
  • Go through two traffic lights and enter Logan Circle, but remain in the outside lane;
  • At the second light make a sharp right onto Cherry Street.  The Tower garage entrance will be on the left side of the street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

SEPTA Regional Rail
The closest SEPTA Regional Rail station to the Philadelphia JAMS office is Suburban Station.
Directions from Suburban Station to our office:
• Exit the station at 16th Street and JFK Boulevard and walk West on JFK Boulevard towards 17th Street.
• Turn right on 17th Street and walk approximately one block to Arch Street.
• Turn left on Arch Street. 
• 1717 Arch Street is located between 17th and 18th Streets.

SEPTA Subway Surface Lines
The closest SEPTA Subway Surface Line station to the Philadelphia JAMS office is the 15th Street station.
Direction from the 15th Street station to our office:
• Exit the station at 16th Street and Market Street and walk West on Market Street towards 17th Street.
• Turn right on 17th Street and walk approximately two blocks to Arch Street.
• Turn left on Arch Street
• 1717 Arch Street is located between 17th and 18th Streets.

PARKING INFORMATION

Parking is available in the building’s underground garage.  There is a $24 charge for two to twelve hours and a max of $28 for each 24 hour period.  The garage is open 24 hours a day and does accept both cash and credit or debit cards. 

LOCAL HOTEL INFORMATION

Please note that the distances listed for these hotels reflect driving routes which may not be the most direct due to the numerous one way streets in the city and shortcuts that are available to pedestrians.  For your convenience, we have provided our best estimates of the walking distance to each of these hotels. 

Embassy Suites Hotel Philadelphia-Center City
1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 561-1776

Distance from Resolution Center: 0.2 miles (Walking Distance: 0.2 miles)

Sheraton Philadelphia Center City Hotel (JAMS rate $159 per night)
17th & Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 448-2000

Distance from Resolution Center: 0.2 miles (Walking Distance: 0.2 miles)

The Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia
One Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 963-1500

Distance from Resolution Center: 0.5 miles (Walking Distance: 0.2 miles)

Westin Philadelphia (JAMS rate $159 per night)
99 S. 17th Street at Liberty Place
Philadelphia, PA 19103
 (215) 563-1600

Distance from Resolution Center: 0.5 miles (Walking Distance: 0.3 miles)

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

While there are a number of restaurants listed here, please note that there is also a Tower Bistro and New World Coffee in the building lobby, if you prefer something quick and convenient.

The Capital Grill
1338 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-9588

  • Average Cost Per Person:  $60-$75 for dinner
  • Dry aged steaks that have earned high praise from the nation’s toughest food critics, an award-winning wine list and irresistible desserts.

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
111 S. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-4810

  • Average Cost Per Person:  $45-$60 for dinner
  • Stylish, upscale Italian steakhouse located in the historic Provident Bank Building, just off of fashionable Rittenhouse Row.

Devon Seafood Grill
225 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 546-5940

  • Average Cost Per Person:  $30-$50 for dinner
  • The menu at this Rittenhouse Square fish house changes constantly to reflect the fresh seafood brought in daily from both coasts – Maryland crab cakes to San Francisco-style shellfish cioppino.

The Fountain
One Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 963-1500

  • Average Cost Per Person:  $80-$100 for dinner
  • This French restaurant has been rated the best in Philadelphia by the Zagat Survey and has received top honors from Gourmet, Bon Appétit, and AAA.

Matyson
37 S. 19th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 564-2925

  • Average Cost Per Person:  $30-$40 for dinner
  • This charming storefront bistro, which is strictly Bring Your Own Bottle (BYOB), combines creative New American fare with sinful desserts.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Yellow Cab Company
(215) 333-3333

Note: There is also a cab stand located directly outside of the office building.

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