The “original” Benjamin’s Desk experience tops off the historic Allman Building on Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Row. With convenient access to some of the region’s best restaurants, stores, and hotels, Benjamin’s Desk Rittenhouse makes an ideal home base for both local entrepreneurs and visiting professionals.
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Our very first coworking space currently houses our Dedicated members, along with a Workbar for Mobile/Mobile Pro members, and three of our Rittenhouse private offices. Members (and guests) can book the 7th Floor conference room for meetings with up to 12 people in boardroom layout, or up to 24 participants in classroom layout. The 7th Floor kitchen includes a shared refrigerator, microwave, coffee service, and beer on tap from Yards Brewing Company.
Hours & Directions
Benjamin’s Desk Lab is open to all members from 9am-6pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Members with 24/7 access privileges can enter the front door using the access code provided by our Community Manager.
The main entrance to Benjamin’s Desk Lab is on the 17th Street side between Walnut and Sansom Streets.
When possible, we recommend traveling to Benjamin’s Desk via Uber or public transit.
- First-time Uber passengers can receive $20 off their first ride with a special promotion code available by calling our office. (Uber currently charges a flat rate of $45 for a one-way trip from the Airport to Benjamin’s Desk in an UberBLACK vehicle.)
- SEPTA’s Suburban Station provides easy access to all Regional Rail lines, including high-speed trains to Philadelphia International Airport and Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. From the 17th & JFK Boulevard exit, travelers can walk south along 17th Street, passing the Westin and Sofitel hotels before reaching the Allman Building.
- Travelers on PATCO should disembark at 16th & Locust and walk northwest across Locust and 17th Streets, passing Saint Mark’s Church and the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel before reaching the Allman Building.
Discount (with BD Stamp on 7th floor) parking is available at the Pullman Garage (Patriot Parking), located approximately 1 block from Benjamin’s Desk at 1617 Chancellor Street (Right side parking garage). Other nearby parking facilities include the garage adjacent to the nearby Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, or at the E-Z Park surface lot at 17th & Pine.
1701 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103