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CCD Operations Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In keeping with the City of Philadelphia’s order for all non-essential businesses to shut down, Center City District has closed our administrative offices. Nearly all office staff are working remotely, routinely checking email and voicemail and can respond to questions that need immediate answers. Our finance and accounting staff are still coming into the office to receive mail, process invoices and transact essential business. For more information about our on-street and park operations:

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Center City’s Retail Scene Continues Growing November 29, 2019 Retail, Research, Report No Attachment
Experience The Holidays With Shop Center City November 19, 2019 Shop center city, Retail, Shopping No Attachment
Center City's East of Market Shines for the Season November 19, 2019 Shop center city, Retail, Shopping No Attachment
Outdoor Seating In Center City Reaches All-Time High October 1, 2019 Report, Retail No Attachment
Center City District Launches New Interactive Developments Map October 1, 2019 Retail, Report No Attachment
Shop Center City Saturday Returns for Fall 2019 September 6, 2019 Shop center city, Retail, Shopping No Attachment
Center City District Report Examines State of Philadelphia’s Retail in 2018 December 4, 2018 Retail, Research, Report No Attachment
Don’t Miss The Holiday Shopping Season In Center City November 21, 2018 Retail, Shopping, Shop center city No Attachment
Downtown Residents, Visitors, Workers Drive Rising Demand For Center City Retail December 6, 2017 Retail, Research, Report No Attachment
Experience the Holiday Shopping Season in Center City November 20, 2017 Retail, Shop center city No Attachment
New Report Documents Growth of Outdoor Seating in the Downtown September 12, 2017 Retail, Streetscape No Attachment
Center City District Announces New Initiative to Promote Center City as a Premier & Unique Shopping Destination September 7, 2017 Retail No Attachment
Center City District Launches Official Sips Style Guide May 12, 2017 Ccd sips, Events, Retail No Attachment
Increased Demand, Growing Population Fuel $1 Billion in Demand For Downtown Retail December 5, 2016 Retail, Report No Attachment
WWD - "Philadelphia Has Exploded with Retail" October 5, 2016 Retail No Attachment
New Outdoor Seating Venues Join Growing Number of Outdoor Cafés September 6, 2016 Report, Retail No Attachment
$1 Billion in Demand for Downtown Retail Fuels Dramatic Expansion December 7, 2015 Retail, Report No Attachment
Outdoor Seating Popular and Growing in Center City September 2, 2015 Report, Retail No Attachment
Center City Digest, Fall 2014 October 15, 2014 Digest, Planning, Retail, Public spaces No Attachment