Building closures: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Due to security restrictions around the Loews Hotel and the closure of several blocks of 12th Street tomorrow, Mazzoni Center's offices at 21 S. 12th Street and the Washington West Project at 1201 Locust Street will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 26. This means no counseling, case management, or other appointments will take place, and our evening support groups will be cancelled.

Our medical office at 809 Locust Street is not impacted by the street closure and will remain open. 

FYI, the city has released the following lists of road closures and parking restrictions. The following roads will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m., Thursday and will remain closed until at least 6:00 p.m., Thursday night:

• 13th Street from Chestnut Street to Market Street
• Market Street from 11th Street to Juniper Street
• 12th Street from Chestnut to Arch Street

The city adds that the public should expect rolling road closures as the president travels through the city on Thursday. 

Restrictions were also announced for pedestrians. The Secret Service is setting up a secure perimeter starting on Thursday at 6:00 a.m.:
• 1100 and 1200 block of Market – both north and south sides
• 12th Street from Chestnut to Filbert Streets – both east and west sides
• 13th Street from Chestnut to Market Streets – both east and west sides

The city also announced that an application has been put in for a demonstration scheduled to take place on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We understand that the largest or one of the largest demonstrations is scheduled to be in Thomas Paine Plaza at 1401 JFK Boulevard. The anticipated attendance is 3,000 people.

The following parking restrictions will go into effect at 6:00 a.m., Thursday:
• 13th Street from Chestnut to Market Streets
• Market Street from 11th Street to Juniper Street
• 12th Street from Chestnut to Arch Street

The Philadelphia Parking Authority and the Philadelphia Police Department will tow any cars located on those streets to the PPA impoundment lot at 2501 S. Weccacoe Avenue in South Philadelphia. The parking restrictions will be lifted when the roads reopen to vehicular traffic Thursday evening.

Please review the SEPTA website: for updates, delays or alterations to public transportation. Authorities anticipate all will return to normal operation Friday.

If you plan to participate in any of the schedule protests or acitivity this week, please exercise common sense and stay safe.  


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