Surrounding Areas


The Glen at Shawmont Station Apartments are located just one mile away from the Ivy Ridge Train Station, at the corner of Umbria Street and Parker Avenue. This SEPTA R-6 rail line commutes from King of Prussia to the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. The Ivy Ridge Train Station offers free parking.

If traveling via the SEPTA Bus Line, the community is located a half mile to the 62 Bus Stop at Dominoe Lane. This SEPTA Bus Line runs from Cathedral Road by the Andorra Shopping Center to the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.

If traveling by vehicle, The Glen at Shawmont Station Apartments are located about three miles to Route 76, also known as the Schuylkill Expressway and an average of thirteen miles to Center City Philadelphia. These Manayunk Philadelphia apartments are also located about six miles to the Norristown exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Local Employers:

The Glen at Shawmont Station offers Philadelphia apartments accessible to many major employers. Our resident profile includes employees of Boeing, Merck and Company, Inc, Lockheed Martin, Comcast Corporation, Vanguard Group, GlaxoSmithKline, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Aramark Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, and US Airways.

If your profession is in the health field, you will be joining residents associated with such employers as University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Cooper Health Systems, Roxborough Memorial Hospital, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Abington Memorial Hospital, Einstein Medical Center, Hannehman Hospital, Tenet Healthcare Corporation as well as Main Line Health Systems.


The Glen at Shawmont Station apartments offer close proximity to local shopping avenues. Whether you choose the boutique style stores of nearby Chestnut Hill or Manayunk, or the more structured style of the King of Prussia or Plymouth Meeting Mall, your choices are numerous.

Within a few miles access to Route 76, Route 476, or the Pennsylvania Turnpike, your shopping experience will expand greatly. From our Philadelphia apartments take the expressway to Route 422 and enjoy all the stores at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. Another shopping destination hotspot, The Metroplex, offering stores such as Bed Bath Beyond, Target and DSW, is three simple turns away.

In need of a gallon of milk or a loaf of bread? You will find the nearby Target Express in the Ivy Ridge Shopping Center, the ACME Grocery Store in the Andorra Shopping Center next to Kohl’s, or the popular Whole Foods Market in the Plymouth Meeting Mall.