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Our building, a signature piece by regionally celebrated architect Frank Furness, is a designated historic landmark. Below is information on our rentable spaces, including accessibility information:

The Sanctuary seats over 500, yet, owing to its unusual design, is an intimate setting for much smaller gatherings. It is graced with rich colors, as well as a Casavant Freres organ and Steinway grand piano. The Sanctuary is located on the first floor and is an accessible space.

The Chapel, a jewel of stained glass and carved wood, seats 50; there is a Baldwin upright piano in the chapel loft. The Chapel is located on the first floor and is an accessible space.

The Parish Room, a sunny Victorian parlor, accommodates small to mid-sized receptions. This room is also located on the first floor and is an accessible space.

Griffin Hall, our social hall located downstairs next to an industrial kitchen, can comfortably seat 150 and can be arranged for elegant dinners, community meetings, concerts, or dance parties. Griffin Hall is not accessible at this time.



We offer space for rentals for the following types of events. Please click on the links to learn more and use our contact form.

If you are interested in renting our space, please use the form below, and we’ll be in touch soon!

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We offer parking permits at the Greenfield Elementary School –  Sansom St. between 22nd & 23rd St.

These permits are for evenings during the week (Monday – Friday, after 5:30 PM), and all day Saturday and Sunday. If using, please keep the following in mind.

  • All cars must display an Greenfield Elementary School Parking placard from First Unitarian Church.
  • Parking lot is set up in rows of cars. If you park in the back, you may be parked in.
  • Parking lot is available to the neighborhood on the weekend – please be considerate and leave a line open so that others can leave.
  • Greenfield Elementary School and School District of Philadelphia are not liable for any damage or theft to your vehicle