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Club exterior

The Philadelphia Baduk Association.
Club is on the 2nd floor, entrance is on the far right by the steps.
(photo by P. N. Nassar)


Directions to the Philadelphia Baduk Association



The Philadelphia Baduk Association is located on 431 W. Cheltenham Avenue & 5th Street, Elkins Park, PA 19126. View map.

From western PA and New Jersey
From Baltimore/Washington, D.C., and points South
From NY/NJ
Parking

From western PA and New Jersey:

Take the PA Turnpike (I-276) to Exit 339 (Rt. 309 South). The sign for Exit 339 will say "Ft. Washington / Philadelphia / Ambler".

Immediately after the toll booth, follow the sign for Rt. 309 South / Philadelphia (on right).

Take Rt. 309 South 5.4 miles to W. Cheltenham Avenue (traffic light). At this intersection, there will be a Shop Rite / Burlington Coat Factory on your left, and a LukOil gas station on the opposite corner.

Make a left on W. Cheltenham Avenue.

Continue east on W. Cheltenham Avenue 2.1 miles (through 11 traffic lights) until you reach North 5th Street (traffic light). This is a T-intersection, with N. 5th Street on the right. The major landmark is a "MoreBank" Korean bank on the right. The club is on the left, on the 2nd floor above "Vikep Grocery" and a "Hair Designers" salon (look for a small sign that says "Go", see above photo for reference).

The intersections just before N. 5th Street are Granite Road and Oak Lane. If you pass a Sunoco gas station on your right, you've gone 1 block too far.

To park, make a right on N. 5th Street and park anywhere along that street, or continue along W. Cheltenham Avenue and park along the curbside.

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From Baltimore/Washington, D.C., and points South:

Take I-95 North to Pennsylvania.

Continue along I-95 North and take Exit 22 (Central Philadelphia) to I-676 West. Exit is on left.

Take I-676 West 1.8 miles to I-76 West (Valley Forge). Exit is on left.

Take I-76 West 4.0 miles to Exit 340B, US 1 North / Roosevelt Blvd. Exit is on right.

Take US 1 North 2.8 miles to Wingohocking St. / 9th Street exit. Exit will be on the right. After exiting, continue straight along this road, which parallels US 1 North, for another mile until you reach 5th Street (traffic light).

Make a left on 5th Street.

Head north on 5th Street for 2.2 miles (18 traffic lights). 5th Street ends at W. Cheltenham Avenue, and the Philadelphia Baduk Association is at far side of this intersection, on W. Cheltenham Avenue. The club is on the 2nd floor above "Vikep Grocery" and a "Hair Designers" salon (look for a small sign that says "Go", see above photo for reference). You will be near the end of 5th Street when you see a 7-11 on your right and a Rite-Aid Pharmacy on your left. The intersection prior to W. Cheltenham Avenue is Oak Lane. You can park along 5th Street, or around the corner (make a right) along W. Cheltenham Avenue.

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From NY/NJ:

Take NJ Turnpike South to Exit 6, PA Turnpike, I-276 (67 miles from NYC, $5.50 toll).

Take PA Turnpike West to Exit 351, US 1 South (7.7 miles, $1.50 toll).

Take US 1 South 10.5 miles to Adams Avenue Exit (right lane). You will be getting close (within 1 mile) when you see the exit for Rt. 232, Oxford Avenue.

At the second traffic light, turn right onto Adams Avenue.

Continue northwest/west on Adams Avenue for 1.5 miles to 5th Street (traffic light). Along the way, Adams Avenue's name will change to Godfrey Avenue. Simply remain on Adams Avenue / Godfrey Avenue until you reach 5th Street.

Make a right onto 5th Street. Continue 0.5 miles, heading north, until 5th Street ends at W. Cheltenham Avenue. The Philadelphia Baduk Association is at far side of this intersection, on W. Cheltenham Avenue. The club is on the 2nd floor above "Vikep Grocery" and a "Hair Designers" salon (look for a small sign that says "Go", see above photo for reference). You will be near the end of 5th Street when you see a 7-11 on your right and a Rite-Aid Pharmacy on your left. The intersection prior to W. Cheltenham Avenue is Oak Lane. You can park along 5th Street, or around the corner (make a right) along W. Cheltenham Avenue.

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Parking:

To park: street parking is metered along Cheltenham Avenue. However, you can park anywhere on 5th Street for free.

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Any questions? Please email Peter Nassar at pnassar@vet.upenn.edu. Or call Peter at (215) 898-6271 (weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.).