(at Baltimore Avenue)
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Calvary United Methodist Church, Crossroads’ original home and still our main venue, was built in 1906, and now houses many community groups, as well as the original congregation, two other churches, and a synagogue.
Crossroads concerts take place in the Chapel, an intimate 350-seat room with a horseshoe balcony, wood paneling, several murals, and a stained glass skylight. Most seating is in padded chairs, not pews.
The 34 trolley from Center City to 61st Street on Baltimore Avenue stops directly in front of Calvary.
The 64 bus connects South and West Philadelphia, crossing Baltimore Avenue on 48th Street, across the street.
The Media Elwyn regional rail line serves the 49th Street station at Chester Avenue, a few blocks south of Baltimore Avenue.
Free on-street parking is available on all of the streets surrounding Calvary. There is also a free Philadelphia Parking Authority lot with entrances on Baltimore and Warrington Avenues between 47th and 48th Streets.
Calvary now has a wheelchair lift from a side entrance (next to the tower) to the main floor and basement. It’s not ideal, but will get you to the show. The bathrooms are on an accessible level but are not yet fully ADA compliant.
Use east side entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Rotunda is a community arts space located in a former Christian Science church now owned by the University of Pennsylvania.
Crossroads events take place in the former church hall, where a central hardwood dance floor under a high wood-beamed ceiling is flanked by murals and lower alcoves.
(The domed main sanctuary is spectacular, but is only used for occasional site-specific events due to difficult acoustics and poor condition).
The Market-Frankford line stops at 40th and Market, two blocks to the north.
The 11, 13, 34, and 36 trolleys stop at 40th and Baltimore, four blocks to the south.
The 21 bus runs between 69th Street and Center City on Walnut (eastbound) and Chestnut (Westbound) and stops at 40th Street.
The 42 bus runs on Chestnut and Walnut in Center city and Spruce in West Philadelphia and stops at 40th and Spruce, two blocks to the south.
There is a parking garage above the Fresh Grocer on the northwest corner of 40th and Walnut.
There is a ramped entrance to the main floor on the west side of the building and an ADA compliant bathroom adjacent to the hall.
Philadelphia, PA 19143
St. Mary’s Hamilton Village was founded in 1824 and is now surrounded by the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.
Crossroads concerts take place in the sanctuary, which was built in 1876 in the style of an English Gothic parish church.
The Market-Frankford line stops at 40th and Market, three blocks to the north.
The 11, 13, 34, and 36 trolleys stop at 40th and Baltimore, three blocks to the south.
The 21 bus runs between 69th Street and Center City on Walnut (eastbound) and Chestnut (Westbound) and stops at 40th Street, a block to the north.
The 42 bus runs on Chestnut and Walnut in Center city and Spruce in West Philadelphia and stops at 40th and Spruce, a block to the south.
There is a parking garage above the Fresh Grocer on the northwest corner of 40th and Walnut, one block to the north.
There is a ramped entrance accessible from the courtyard between the church and parish hall. The restrooms are on the main floor but may not be fully ADA compliant.
6815 Emlen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
The Philadelphia Irish Center (also known as the Commodore Barry Club) is the home of many Irish cultural organizations, including the Philadelphia Céilí Group, the region’s main organization for traditional Irish music and dance.
Céilí Group performances generally take place in the Fireside Room and adjoining bar, a cozy pub-like space with a total capacity of about 100 people.
The Chestnut Hill West regional rail line stops across the street at the Carpenter station. The #21 bus runs on Germantown Avenue, a couple blocks up the hill along Carpenter Lane.
Elevator from ground level garage.
Philadelphia, PA 19143
International House is both a residence hall for students at Philadelphia universities and a cultural center focusing on international arts and issues. It hosts a well-known film series and many other public programs including language classes, concerts, and art exhibits.
Most Crossroads events take place in the 360-seat Ibrahim Theater, a modern space with a large stage, steeply raked seating, and excellent sound and projection systems.
The Market-Frankford line stops at 34th and Market, three blocks east and one north of I-House.
The #11, #13, #34, and #36 trolleys stop at 36th and Sansom, half a block south and one block west of I-House.
The #42 bus runs west from Center City to Upper Darby on Walnut Street and east on Chestnut Street.
All regional trains stop at 30th Street Station, from which you can walk (about 15 minutes) or take a trolley.
Discounted parking for guests of International House is available at the Sheraton University City parking garage, located at 3549 Chestnut Street. Bring your parking receipt to the front desk for a validation stamp to receive $2.00 off their regular hourly rates.