Column- "How to share the prosperity of Center City?"

Upon the publication of this year's State of Center City report, the Philadelphia Inquirer published a column by CCD President & CEO Paul Levy.

"Last year was a very good year for Philadelphia. But from 2010 to 2015, we still had the slowest growth among the 25 largest American cities. So do we just cross our fingers, stay the course, and hope somehow that we'll leap from the back of the pack?... We know what success looks like. It's time to spread the benefits citywide."

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