Mishkan Shalom directions


LOCATION: Mishkan Shalom, 4101 Freeland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128 (at the corner of Shurs Lane and Freeland Ave in Manayunk/Roxborough)


·  From Mt. Airy- Take Walnut Lane Bridge (connects Mt. Airy to Manayunk). Cross Henry and Ridge Ave.  Take first right at Mitchell St. You can park on Mitchell. First Left at Pensdale St. First Left on Freeland Ave (treat like a one way street). Mishkan is at bottom of street on the left

·  From I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway): Take exit 340-A for Lincoln Drive, but follow the signs for Ridge Avenue West. Go through several lights until you reach Shurs Lane, then go one more block on Ridge and turn left on Pensdale Street. You can park on Pensdale, turn right or left to park on Mitchell Avenue, or go another block on Pensdale and turn left on Freeland to get closer to Mishkan


The Route 9 and 65 buses both stop at Ridge Avenue & Shurs Lane (which turns into Walnut Lane at Ridge Avenue). Just walk down Shurs Lane 3 blocks to Freeland Avenue, and Mishkan Shalom will be on your right.

PARKING-Mishkan has limited parking spaces and we are located in a residential neighborhood.  PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF PEOPLESHOUSES. People are encouraged to carpool or take SEPTA

§   Mishkan Parking Lots- For people who need to park as close as possible, there are three parking lots adjacent to Mishkan on Freeland Avenue between Pensdale and Shurs Lane. PLEASE TREAT FREELAND AVENUE AS A ONE-WAY STREET GOING DOWNHILL FROM PENSDALE TO SHURS LANE. From Ridge Ave, turn down Pensdale, go one block to Mitchell, continue Pensdale one half block to Freeland, turn left down Freeland

§  Roxborough Memorial Hospital Parking Lot- 5800 Ridge Ave, Phila 19128.  The hospital granted permission for attendees to use this lot.  There is no charge.  It is a 4 block walk for people who do not mind walking. From Mishkan, you drive North on Shurs Lane, Left on Ridge, 1st right on Jamison and the parking lot entrance is on the right.

§   People who do not mind walking two blocks are encouraged to park on MITCHELL STREET, which is parallel to Freeland Avenue (Mishkan), between Freeland and Ridge Avenue. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF PEOPLE’S HOUSES.

§   People who do not mind walking several blocks are encouraged to park on the streets behind the KENDRICK RECREATION CENTER (Pensdale St and Roxborough Ave, both off of Ridge Avenue, which both connect to Mitchell St, 1 block south of Ridge Ave).