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Stotesbury Mansion

1923 Walnut Street


A Philadelphia landmark, the Stotesbury Mansion is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1870 by architect Wilson Eyre, Jr. who had been commissioned by Thomas McKean to build a spectacular home for his son, Henry McKean. In 1890, Edward T. Stotesbury purchased the home as an addition to his adjoining residence. At the time of purchase, the press heralded it as the largest and grandest townhouse in all of the East Coast. In 1914, Mr. Stotesbury imported a Georgian ballroom from England, installing crystal Louis XV period chandeliers, a 14th century Italian marble fireplace, gold ceiling panels, the Beauvais tapestry, and marble Corinthian columns. While the Philopatrian Club purchased the property in 1922, it has retained the Stotesbury name and in 1992 began hosting outside events, including concerts, meetings, and weddings.

The Stotesbury Mansion has limited accessibility for persons who have difficulties climbing stairs. Please call our staff with any questions - 215.569.8080.


Located just west of Rittenhouse Square, Stotesbury Mansion is accessible by SEPTA subway, bus, and trolley lines.

Avenue of the Arts Garage

15th and Spruce Streets

$18 [reg. $23] Come to the PCMS Box Office Table and request a "Validation or Chaser Ticket". Following the concert you will need to visit one of the pay stations located in the garage lobby. In the Avenue of the Arts Garage there are three pay stations located in the lobby at the 15th Street entrance.

Central Parking

Enter on Broad Street between Locust and Walnut Streets

$12 [reg. $14] after 5 pm: You need to show your PCMS ticket stub after the concert to get the discount.

Park America

417 South Broad Street

$11 M-Th, $16 Fri-Sat, $12 Sun: This is a small outdoor lot that you pay when entering. Located across the street from Symphony House. Rates valid after 5 pm.

Symphony House Parking

440 South Broad Street

$16 M-Fri, $10 Sat-Sun: This parking lot is located in Symphony House - entrance is on Broad Street just south Pine Street.

E-Z Park

Corner of Pine and Hicks between 15th and 16th Streets

$12 M-Th, $15 Fri-Sat, $10 Sun

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