Research & Reports

Philadelphia Retail Report 2021

This new CCD/CPDC report documents the sustained process of recovery throughout 2021 as vaccination rates have exceeded 70%, pedestrian volumes have rebounded and businesses that rely on face-to-face interaction are benefitting from the restoration of multiple sources of retail demand that have animated Center City for the last two decades.

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Doing Business

Philly Works

When it comes to being a great place to do business and attract talent, Philly works. With a downtown that doesn't stop when the workday ends, Philadelphia offers satisfaction in and out of the office.

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CCD Parks

Winter at Dilworth Park

Philadelphia’s premier wintertime traditions, the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin will open to the public on November 5, 2021. In addition, the Deck the Hall Light Show, Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn presented by TD Bank and the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will round out the holiday season fun.

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Explore Center City

Holiday Traditions in Center City

It’s time to enjoy the winter season in Center City. Holiday attractions like the Macy’s Light Show are back! Shopping for that picky friend or mother-in-law? Check out the one many retailers featured in Merry on Market or treat yourself to something new at one of Center City’s chic boutiques. Come experience beloved holiday traditions while creating new memories with your family and friends in Center City this season.

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Press Release

‘Safety Matters’ Partners Enhance Safety Efforts

As part of a public and private partnership to enhance public safety and to support the return of workers to their offices, Center City District (CCD) has expanded its clean and safe programs by deploying a 20-person, uniformed, unarmed bicycle safety patrol to supplement its 100 sidewalk cleaners and 40 uniformed foot patrol safety ambassadors, called Community Service Representatives (CSRs).

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CCD Parks

CCD Parks - for your next event!

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.

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