Directions

Directions to Glen Foerd!

 Glen Foerd strongly encourages taking public transportation!

Glen Foerd is conveniently located one block from the Torresdale Station. Taking the train means no designated driver. A real plus!

Train:

Take Trenton Line on the Regional Rail to the Torresdale train station. Follow directions below.

Bus

The 19 bus to James Street at the Torresdale train station. Follow directions below.

Or the 84 bus to Torresdale Station (Grant & James). Follow directions below.

From train or bus stop, cross James Street and follow Grant Avenue east for one block. After you cross State Road, the stone gates for Glen Foerd will be ½ block ahead on your left.

 If you simply MUST drive...

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no parking onsite.

Off-site parking is available at the Torresdale Train Station SEPTA lot (Grant Avenue and James Street) located only one block from Glen Foerd, and Nazareth Academy Grade School lot (4701 Grant Avenue) only .3 miles from Glen Foerd. SEPTA parking is $2 for the entire day. Nazareth Academy is no charge though parking is limited.

PA Turnpike & Western Suburbs: (Exit 351) take Roosevelt Boulevard (U.S. 1) South, follow signs to Northeast Philadelphia Airport, turn left onto Grant Avenue. Turn left onto Frankford Avenue (Bristol Pike/Route 13). Off-site parking is available at the Torresdale Train Station SEPTA lot (Grant Avenue and James Street) located only one block from Glen Foerd, and Nazareth Academy Grade School lot (4701 Grant Avenue) only .3 miles from Glen Foerd. SEPTA parking is $2 for the entire day. Nazareth Academy is no charge though parking is limited.

Route 95 (NJ, NY and DE): Take Route 95 to Exit 32, follow signs for Academy Road. Turn right onto Frankford Avenue (Bristol Pike/Route 13). Off-site parking is available at the Torresdale Train Station SEPTA lot (Grant Avenue and James Street) located only one block from Glen Foerd, and Nazareth Academy Grade School lot (4701 Grant Avenue) only .3 miles from Glen Foerd. SEPTA parking is $2 for the entire day. Nazareth Academy is no charge though parking is limited.


Please do not park in the neighborhood surrounding Glen Foerd. Street parking is available on State Road.

When you get here...

Accessibility:

A wheel chair lift is available to access the front porch of the mansion. There is a small step at  all entrances into the mansion. The bathroom on the first floor does not accommodate wheelchairs or walkers. The mansion includes three floors of the home. Guests should be comfortable climbing stairs (railings are available on all staircases).

Parking:

Please click on the map below for our parking locations.  For the safety of our guests, driving and parking on the grounds will be prohibited during the event.

Parking Options - Jazz Age on the Delaware

Rules and Regulations:

Glen Foerd is a Fairmount Park property.  Visitors are asked to follow the rules and regulations set forth by Philadelphia Parks and Recreation: City of Philadelphia Rules and Regulations.  We ask that you be respectful of the plants, flowers and trees that make up our historic landscape by refraining from climbing trees or picking flowers.  We also ask that you do not harass or disturb the wildlife while on the property.