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We are proud to host the 2013 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia at 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  For additional directions and parking information click here.



The block of room at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is currently full. You may contact the hotel and see if they have any other rooms available.

Book Reservations online or by phone 1 (877) 212-5752


4:00 p.m./12:00 noon



The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown offers self parking at a rate of $45.60/day per car for hotel registered guests and Valet Parking at a rate of $45.60/day per car.



By Plane:

The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is located 9 miles from the Philadelphia Mariott Downtown. There are many convenient options to get from the airport to the hotel and conference center including:

By Train:

The Philadelphia Downtown Mariott Hotel is just 2 miles from the 30th Street Amtrak Station.  Perfectly located along 9 Amtrak lines on the east coast, Philadelphia is only 1.5 hours from New York City, 2 hours from Washington DC, and 1 hour from Baltimore by train. This makes getting to Philadelphia a convenient trip coming from anywhere from Atlanta to Upstate New York.


By Car:

Philadelphia is a short trip by car from numerous locations, including a 2 hour drive from New York City and 3 hours to Washington DC. On-site parking at the hotel is available for $45.60 per day per car.


Nearby Airports and Transportation Options:

  • New York City – 2 International airports and Amtrak service to Philadelphia
  • Baltimore – International airport and Amtrak service to Philadelphia
  • Washington DC – 2 International Airports and Amtrak service to Philadelphia


Once you get here:

Philadelphia’s great public transit system – SEPTA – makes it easy to get around and see the sites of this historic American city. Check out the Philadelphia Visitor’s Bureau to get information on how to see all Philadelphia has to offer.