CCD Operations Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In keeping with the City of Philadelphia’s order for all non-essential businesses to shut down, Center City District has closed our administrative offices. Nearly all office staff are working remotely, routinely checking email and voicemail and can respond to questions that need immediate answers. Our finance and accounting staff are still coming into the office to receive mail, process invoices and transact essential business. For more information about our on-street and park operations:

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Research & Reports

Investing the Proceeds of Growth

CCD, CPDC report suggests that Philadelphia should increase its commitment to quality of life investments and resume its prior commitments to tax reduction, in order to retain and attract residents and businesses and spur widespread and inclusive private-sector job growth.

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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

Growing More Family Sustaining Jobs in Philadelphia

After decades of job loss, Philadelphia has enjoyed nine straight years of job growth that accelerated in 2014. Despite the recent upturn however, the city has rebounded more slowly than most peer cities.

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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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Explore Center City

Shop Center City

If it's in, it's in Center City. Learn from those in-the-know and read about downtown Philadelphia's best kept secrets because there is no where else you can get the best shopping, dining, culture and parks in the region except for Center City Philadelphia. 

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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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