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Center City District Parks & Plazas

Philadelphia's founder William Penn envisioned a "greene countrie towne" and Center City District (CCD) is proud to carry on his vision through the maintenance and management of open spaces throughout Center City.

Whether you live, work in or are visiting Philadelphia, we welcome you to enjoy Center City's parks and all they have to offer.

To find out more about the Center City District's parks and park rentals, visit CCDParks.org, or visit each of the parks' homepages, linked below.


Dilworth Park
Dilworth Park reopened to the public fall 2014, making it Philadelphia's premier gathering place and transportation hub. Features include a fountain, cafe and plenty of great events. DilworthPark.org »


Sister Cities Park
Sister Cities Park on Logan Square features a Children's Discovery Garden, boat pond, spray fountain, visitor's center and café, plus programs and events scheduled throughout the year. SisterCitiesPark.org»


John F. Collins Park
This shaded retreat located off of the 1700 block of Chestnut Street is a great place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of your day and enjoy a bit of the outdoors in Center City.JohnFCollinsPark.org »


Cret Park
Cret Park, along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 16th Street, is home to Capriccio Café featuring outdoor seating and free wi-fi. It's a great place to meet up with friends or business associates and enjoy a cup of coffee.CretPark.org »

Related Information

Parents- there's a new spot on the Web for all of the information and rescources you need to raise your family in Center City. KidsInCenterCity.com»