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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
Building Out From The Core examines housing development in Greater Center City and in immediately adjacent neighborhoods; documents the impact of employment growth and demographic trends on recent development; and looks at affordability issues in a comparative context.
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.Read More
The Dilworth Park Winter season kicks off November 8 with the opening of the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink, Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin, and Wintergarden. These attractions will be open daily through February 23.Learn More
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.
The Center City District seeks to commission local musicians, DJs and crafters to participate in various public programs at Dilworth Park and Sister Cities Park throughout 2020. Interested applicants 21 and older should complete the Open Call submission form. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2020 at 3 p.m.Learn More
Visitors to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink can ice skate for free throughout the month of February, courtesy of Capital One. Free in February presented by Capital One begins on Saturday, February 1 and runs through Sunday, February 23, when the ice rink closes for the winter season.
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 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