State of Center City Presentation

The annual State of Center City 2020 report can be accessed on the right. Above, CCD President Paul R. Levy's May 14, 2020 presentation on Center City’s challenges and prospects for economic recovery.

Philly Shines Blue

Watch the Philly Shines Blue video, showing the many iconic buildings and landmarks lit in blue to honor the heroic health care workers and first responders battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Winter 2019 Digest

Two-Handed Solutions

The CCD's quarterly newsletter. In this issue: Two-Handed Solutions; Meet Emrah Ulcay; Thank You for Your Support; Homeless Outreach Continues in Center City; and more.

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Research & Reports

Philadelphia Retail Report 2019

This annual report looks at Center City retail market trends. Center City’s transformation into a 24-hour downtown is reflected in its burgeoning retail scene, with residential, convention and tourism growth expanding beyond the historic customer base of office, education and health care employees and students.

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Cocktails To-Go

Local bars and restaurants throughout the city are serving cocktails to-go. Refreshing margaritas and can’t-beat summertime classics like Negronis and Palomas are on the menu. Pick up your favorite mixed drinks or discover new concoctions from Center City’s top mixologists for happy hour at home.

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CCD Parks

CCD Parks - for your next event!

The Center City District manages several beautiful, well-maintained outdoor spaces that are perfect for your next special event, during the day or after-hours. Find out how we can help you host a memorable event in the heart of Philadelphia.

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