Parking to buy and sell music and
movies at Princeton Record Exchange
For your convenience, if you have
a large collection to sell to our record,
DVD and and CD store, please call 609-924-3472 to discuss
a convenient time to visit and place to park, so we can unload
your collection with minimal inconvenience to you.
If you'd like to see a downloadable,
visual parking map view our Princeton
The New 500 space parking
deck has just opened 200 feet past our LP, DVD
Store and CD Store (on 20 South Tulane St), and easy access to other
downtown Princeton stores and restaurants.
Entrance one: to enter
the parking deck, drive past our CD store on 20 South Tulane Street,
make a left into the adjacent parking lot, exit the lot onto Spring
Street, and enter the parking deck.
Entrance two: there is
also an entrance on Wiggin Street, that runs parallel to Nassau
Street and is located at the end of North Tulane Street and end
of Vandeventer Street (571 Washington Road).
Parking fees: park for less
than thirty minutes and there is no charge. After thirty minutes,
the parking rate is $1 per hour, except .25 cents per 2 hours
on Sunday. You have the option to pay three different
1) You may pay with a Smart Card.
It operates much like a debit card, and may be recharged with
a 10 percent discount each time. The Smart Card is currently available
at the Wiggins Street Entrance and Exit, the new Princeton Public
Library (adjacent to parking lot on Witherspoon Street), or Princeton
Boro Hall (past Nassau Street Stores going west). It will soon
be available at the Spring Street Entrance, which is closest to
our dvd and cd store.
2) You may pay with most major credit
cards. The same card must be used when you enter and exit.
3) Pay cash at the cash machine
located near the exit.
2 Hour Parking Meters In Princeton
There are many two hour meters on
the main streets near our Store on: Nassau Street and Witherspoon
Street. Princeton Borough also has 2-hour parking available on
the following down-town residential streets. The 2-hour restriction
applies from 8am to 6pm.
Alexander Street (between Mercer
and Dickinson streets)
Chestnut Street (between Nassau St. and Hamilton Ave.)
Prospect Avenue (a portion of)
Stockton Street (between Nassau and Library Place)
Wiggins Street (runs parallel to Nassau St.)
More Princeton Parking
Here is your guide to Princeton's
parking areas, both metered and non-metered. This text will help
guide the Princeton visiting record collector to the parking space
needed, as well as to Princeton's unique blend of fine stores
or sampling some of the varied cuisine, or visiting its many historic
There are hundreds of two hour meters
in downtown Princeton's busiest areas and on the outskirts of
the central business district you can, at lower rates, park at
the long-term meters and walk into the center of town.
Other Parking Garages Within
3 Blocks of Princeton Record Exchange:
There are two other parking garages
within 1000 feet: the Palmer Square Parking Garage, and the Hulfish
Street Parking Garage. These indoor ramped garages provide long-term
and overnight parking.
Princeton's Central Business District
is most active in the early afternoon. Parking spaces for the
CD and record collector (especially if you have a large collection
to sell) are more readily available before 11:00 a.m. and after
2:30 p.m. If your visit coincides with the town's busiest hours,
the most accessible parking can be found at the garages or the
outlying streets. On these streets there are usually metered parking
spaces available. Five and ten hour metered parking spaces are
often available on Witherspoon Street just north of Wiggins Street.
There is also free parking after
5:00 p.m. weekdays, and all day Saturday and Sunday to consider
parking either in the two university lots off William St., or
you can park at Princeton Borough Hall (Where route 206 and 27
Public Transportation To
Train and bus services for the CD
and record collector connect New York City, Philadelphia, Trenton
and New Brunswick to Princeton. All trains arrive at Princeton
Junction, where travelers can board the "Dinky" for a five minute
direct shuttle ride to Princeton. The center of town is a few
short blocks north of the Princeton Borough Dinky Station.
Frequent bus service for the CD
and record collector is also available. Suburban Transit connects
from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City and from
New Brunswick. New Jersey Transit connects from Trenton, Mercerville
and Lawrenceville. Both stop at Palmer Square in the heart of
the Business District.
Various limousine and taxi services
provide service for the record collector from and to Newark, Philadelphia
and JFK Airports. Arrival and departures are from the east side
of the Nassau Inn and the Nassau Street taxi stand (As well as
a few route 1 hotels.)
Value Pass at Palmer Square
Garages 20-30% Off Parking
The Value Pass program is for the
downtown Princeton parking garages. The Shopper and Dinner Value
Pass is a pre-paid card that affords the record collector 20%
to 30% discount. The Value Pass allows 24-hour access to both
the Chambers Street and Hulfish Street Garages.
For information please call 609-934-7629
or stop by the Chambers Street Garage Office.
Please note, Princeton Borough
enforces all parking regulations. Metered parking regulations
are enforced Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing
you at Princeton Record Exchange,
PRINCETON RECORD EXCHANGE, INC
20 South Tulane Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
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