Directions

Location

St. Frances Academy is located at 501 East Chase Street, between The Fallsway and Greenmount Avenue. The entrance to the 1870 school building is on Chase Street, as is the entrance to the SFA community center. The SFA gymnasium may be accessed via entrances on Chase Street or Eager Street.

Parking

In addition to street parking on Chase Street, Forrest Street, and Brentwood Avenue, there is also a parking lot off of Eager Street (one block south of Chase Street) in front of the SFA gymnasium and across from the tall castle-like prison tower.

Directions from I83 North (Fayette & President Streets):

  1. Enter onto I83 North from its origin in Downtown Baltimore.
  2. Exit to the RIGHT at the first exit, marked "Chase Street".
  3. Take the service road to the intersection of Chase Street & The Fallsway.
  4. Take a RIGHT onto Chase Street and travel east for one block. SFA will be on the right.
  5. St. Frances Academy is located on the right at the corner of Chase Street & Brentwood Avenue, across from a playground. The entrance to the community center is about halfway down the block, past the brick wall in front of the 1870 school building.
  6. Parking is available on Chase Street.

Directions from I83 South:

  1. Travel South on I83.
  2. Exit at St. Paul Street.
  3. Merge into traffic and travel south on St. Paul Street for three blocks (pass Mount Royal Avenue, Preston Street, and Biddle Street). Get into the left lane.
  4. Take a LEFT at Chase Street.
  5. Travel straight for about five blocks, driving downhill, over the I83 overpass bridge, and one more block. (There are traffic lights at Calvert Street, Guilford Avenue and The Fallsway.)
  6. St. Frances Academy is located on the right at the corner of Chase Street & Brentwood Avenue, across from a playground. The entrance to the community center is about halfway down the block, past the brick wall in front of the 1870 school building.
  7. Parking is available on Chase Street.

Directions from Delaware via 95 South:

  1. Take 95 South into Baltimore.
  2. Go through the Fort McHenry Tunnel.
  3. Exit to the right at the exit marked "Downtown 395".
  4. Follow signs to the Inner Harbor, but DO NOT take a right at Conway Street. Go straight. Pass Camden Yards (on your left) and the Convention Center (on your right). Take a RIGHT at Pratt Street (just after Camden Yards & the Convention Center) and get over to the left lane.
  5. Take a LEFT at Calvert Street. (Calvert Street is preceded by Charles Street and Light Street.)
  6. Drive several blocks on Calvert - passing the courthouses, Mercy hospital, The Baltimore Sun building, St. Ignatius Church.
  7. Take a RIGHT onto Chase Street. (Chase Street is preceded by Eager Street.)
  8. Travel straight for three blocks, driving over an overpass bridge. (There are traffic lights at Guilford Avenue and one at The Fallsway.)
  9. St. Frances Academy is a four story red brick building on the right.

Directions from Washington DC via 95 North:

  1. Take 95 North to 395 / Downtown (The exit is to the right and is clearly marked "Downtown.")
  2. Follow signs to the Inner Harbor, but DO NOT take a right at Conway Street. Go straight. Pass Camden Yards (on your left) and the Convention Center (on your right). Take a RIGHT at Pratt Street (just after Camden Yards & the Convention Center) and get over to the left lane.
  3. Take a LEFT at Calvert Street. (Calvert Street is preceded by Charles Street and Light Street.)
  4. Drive several blocks on Calvert - passing the courthouses, Mercy hospital, The Baltimore Sun building, St. Ignatius Church.
  5. Take a RIGHT onto Chase Street. (Chase Street is preceded by Eager Street.)
  6. Travel straight for three blocks, driving over an overpass bridge. (There are traffic lights at Guilford Avenue and one at The Fallsway.)
  7. St. Frances Academy is a four story red brick building on the right.

Directions from 695:

  1. Take 695 to 83 South. Exit at St. Paul Street.
  2. Merge into traffic and travel south on St. Paul Street for a few blocks.
  3. Take a left at Chase Street and travel east for four blocks.
  4. SFA will be on the right.

OR

Take 695 to either 95 South or 95 North and follow the above directions.