About Center City District
Center City District has helped transform downtown Philadelphia with a simple but ambitious mission to make the downtown clean, safe and attractive for people to work, live and enjoy.
Philadelphia's thriving 24-hour downtown is a great place to work, live and enjoy.
Project HOME and the CCD unveiled a new information campaign that is being deployed on transit shelters and counter cards in Center City, highlighting five Philadelphians previously living on the streets who chose a path out of homelessness and now seek to inspire others to do the same.
CCD/CPDC release Annual Housing Report: Building Out From The Core, examining housing development in Greater Center City and in immediately adjacent neighborhoods; documenting the impact of employment growth and demographic trends on recent development; and looking at affordability issues in a comparative context.Read More
This annual report look at Center City retail market trends, including analysis of retail demand, demographics, annual retail survey results, pedestrian counts and a map of new major retailers.Read More
On December 18, 2018, Central Philadelphia Development Corporation hosted a panel discussion with business leaders and asked them to highlight both the opportunities for more dynamic job growth in 2019 and the challenges and hurdles that Philadelphia needs to overcome to capitalize on these opportunities.
In 2018, 2,810 new housing units were completed in Greater Center City – the largest number since Center City District began tracking the market almost 20 years ago. Strong growth is continuing at the beginning of 2019 with 3,017 more housing units under construction in Greater Center City.
Starting this Friday, February 1, and for the entire month, visitors to Dilworth Park can ice skate for free thanks to Free in February, presented by Capital One. Visitors can receive a complimentary admission pass to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink just for stopping by the Capital One Rittenhouse Café located at 135 S. 17th Street.
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.Learn More
The Center City District Foundation (CCDF) is the charity of choice for engaged citizens who care deeply about the vitality and competitiveness of Center City. Working together with the CCD and CPDC, CCDF supports initiatives that improve the quality of life and make downtown Philadelphia unique and engaging.Learn More