Contact LDC

Linguistic Data Consortium
3600 Market Street Suite 810
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2653

General inquiries: +1.215.898.0464
Membership Office: ldc@ldc.upenn.edu or +1.215.573.1275
To contact individual staff members, visit LDC's staff page.

Directions to LDC

 

Taxis offer a flat rate fare of $28.50 from PHL to Philadelphia's Center City (LDC is located within this geographic area). Airport shuttles cost $10-$15.

SEPTA’s Regional Rail Airport Line is accessible between baggage claim and the main airport terminals. Trains run twice per hour (from 5 am – midnight) and cost $8.75 (peak) each way. LDC is near both the 30th Street Station and the University City Station stops. Additional information may be found on SEPTA’s Regional Rail website.

  • From 30th Street Station (Amtrak and SEPTA Reginal Rail stops)

By taxi: Follow the 29th Street exits for taxi service. Taxi fare should cost less than $6.00 and will cover ~.5 miles.

On foot: Follow the 30th Street exits. Once outside, turn left (south) toward Market Street. Turn right (west) at Market Street and proceed to 36th Street. Cross both Market and 36th Streets to access 3600 Market Street, on the southwest corner.

  • From University City Station

Exit the station and turn right to head north on Convention Boulevard. Proceed to the Spruce Street traffic light and turn left. Continue west on Spruce Street to 34th Street and turn right. Proceed three long blocks to Market Street (passing Walnut and Chestnut) and turn left. Continue to 36th Street and cross 36th Street to access 3600 Market Street.

  • By car

From the Northeast: Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 4 for Route 73 North. Proceed on Route 73 North to I-295 South. From I-295 South, take exit 26 to I-76 West and cross the Walt Whitman Bridge to Philadelphia. Take the 30th Street Exit (345) from I-76 (also called the Schuylkill Expressway). Turn left (west) onto Market Street and continue to 36th Street. Continue with "Finding LDC" below.

From the Northwest: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 24, Valley Forge Interchange. Continue on I-76 East for 17 miles to 30th Street, Exit 345. Turn right (west) onto Market Street and continue to 36th Street. Continue with "Finding LDC" below.

From the North: Take I-95 South to I-676 Westbound toward Center City. Take the "exit only" ramp for I-76 East, Airport (less than two miles). Quickly exit at Exit 345, 30th Street. Turn right (west) onto Market Street and continue to 36th Street. Continue with "Finding LDC" below.

From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 13, 291 West to I-76. Follow 291 West across the Platt Bridge and turn left at 26th Street (which continues as 291). This leads to an underpass that bears left onto I-76 West. Take I-76 West to exit 345, 30th Street Exit. Turn left (west) onto Market Street and continue to 36th Street. Continue with "Finding LDC" below.

Finding LDC

LDC is located at 3600 Market Street, on the southwest corner of 36th and Market Streets. Enter the lobby from Market Street, get a Visitor’s Badge from the Security Desk and take the elevator to the 8th floor. Follow the signs for Suite 810 to LDC.

On-Street Parking

On-street parking is available on Market Street, 38th Street and on various side streets surrounding LDC. Parking authority staff are very prompt.

Parking Lots

There are several parking lots within easy walking distance of LDC.

  • 37th Street and Market Street
  • 34th Street between Ludlow and Chestnut Streets
  • Ludlow Street between 33rd and 34th Streets
  • Sheraton Hotel Public Parking, 36th Street between Chestnut and Ludlow Streets

A complete list of nearby daily parking lots is available here.