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.
CCD distributed via email a survey to determine respondents’ purchasing patterns during the shutdown and the factors that will make them most likely to return to restaurants and shops as the reopening gains momentum.Read More
Greater Center City Housing 2020: Strong Fundamentals (Interrupted) describes market conditions prior to the current crisis. The report benchmarks trends at the end of 2019. Many things have changed. Greater Center City and all of Philadelphia will rebound because underlying fundamentals remain strong. When recovery comes, we will build on these strengths, but still must address our challenges.
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.
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.
The 2019 Developments Report includes a map and full-color photos or renderings and project descriptions of all 62 major developments in Center City, categorized by type. New for 2019, an interactive map that features all of the information found within the publication.
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.Learn More
Center City District (CCD) has retained a group of local artists to create a major display of new banners, currently being installed across Center City, to coincide with the partial reopening of businesses and the gradual return of workers and visitors to the downtown.
The return to shopping and dining will be slow and gradual, influenced by how well and consistently businesses address public concerns about public health and safety, as well as the City of Philadelphia’s flexibility in encouraging the expanded use of public space to accommodate seating and waiting lines, according to results of a new CCD survey of Philadelphia residents.
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