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It’s official: cocktails to-go are now available throughout Philadelphia! As part of the ongoing effort to support local businesses, a dedicated webpage has been added to the Center City District (CCD) site that provides a running list of participating locations.
CCD is resuming work on enhancements to the Discovery Garden, which will expand the park’s opportunities for play with new components that engage children from a broader range of ages. The construction project, which began in late January, was halted in March in compliance with city and state guidelines.
Center City District (CCD) and Mural Arts Philadelphia (MAP) are pleased to announce a streetscape enhancement project to bring original works of art to a variety of downtown businesses that have been temporarily shuttered due to the current health crisis.
Commentary by Paul R. Levy, CCD President and CEO: Philadelphia was beginning its 11th year of growth when we started researching and writing our annual State of Center City report. Then everything changed. We considered not publishing, but decided only to adjust tense in the text, reflecting current realities.
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.
World Landscape Architecture published a detailed write-up describing the transformation of Dilworth Park from an unused and inhospitable space to the “the central square it was always intended to be, and a beloved park befitting its iconic location.”
|State of Center City 2020: Strong Fundamentals, Ready to Rebound||April 20, 2020||Reports, Research||No Attachment|
|State of Center City 2019: Sustaining Growth, Expanding Opportunity||April 23, 2019||Reports, Research||No Attachment|
|CCD Releases Annual Housing Report: Building Out From The Core||February 19, 2019||Reports, Housing, Real estate||No Attachment|
|Animated and Safe Public Spaces Create A Lively and Competitive Downtown||September 6, 2018||Reports, Research||No Attachment|
|State of Center City 2018: Job Growth Is Crucial To Continued Momentum||April 24, 2018||Reports, Research||No Attachment|
|State of Center City Preview - Unemployment||April 23, 2018||Research, Reports, Unemployment||No Attachment|
|State of Center City Preview - Pedestrian Counts||April 20, 2018||Research, Reports, State of center city||No Attachment|
|State of Center City Preview - Office||April 19, 2018||Research, Reports, State of center city||No Attachment|
|State of Center City Preview - Retail||April 18, 2018||Research, Reports, State of center city||No Attachment|
|State of Center City Preview - Population Change||April 17, 2018||Research, Reports, State of center city||No Attachment|
|CCD Releases Annual Housing Report||March 8, 2018||Reports, Housing, Real estate||No Attachment|
|Keeping Center City Moving: CCD Examines Philadelphia’s Traffic Congestion||February 28, 2018||Transportation, Reports||No Attachment|
|‘State of Center City, 2017’: Opportunities Abound, Challenges Persist||April 21, 2017||State of center city, Reports||No Attachment|