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CCD Expands Public Safety, Outreach & Crime Prevention Programs

CCD is supporting Center City’s recovery through deployment of additional sidewalk ambassadors, bike patrols and homeless outreach teams in partnership with public and private security.

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Center City Philadelphia Retail, November 2022

Sustained by a diversified retail customer base that includes the third largest downtown population in the U.S., workers, tourists, and regional visitors, Center City Philadelphia is on pace for the second consecutive year of positive net openings, according to the new Center City District/Central Philadelphia Development Corporation Center City Retail, November 2022.

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Research & Reports

Center City Pedestrian Vitality, November 2022

A new CCD/CPDC report, Center City Pedestrian Counts, November 2022, documents that pedestrian volumes in October 2022 in the commercial core reached 77% of the October 2019 level, showing steady growth throughout 2022. The rate of increase has been greatest in the commercial office district and the successful return of major conventions is clearly visible in the volume recorded by CCD sensors at 12th and Market Street.

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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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Video

CCD Video: Keeping Downtown Clean, Safe and Attractive

The mission of the CCD is to provide a clean, safe, well-managed downtown so Philadelphia can successfully compete as an attractive location for business, education and health care institutions, life sciences and for tourism, arts and entertainment, dining and shopping and as the fastest growing residential area in the city.

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Research & Reports

Firing on All Cylinders

This new CCD/CPDC report, Firing on All Cylinders: Growing Jobs and Small Business by Expanding the Traded Sector, compares Philadelphia to five other urban areas in United States. It documents how Philadelphia lags in firms that sell services nationally and globally, but suggests that if we replicate the success achieved by others, we will grow more family-sustaining jobs and a prosperous network of small, local businesses.

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Dilworth Park

Winter at Dilworth Park

All of Dilworth Park’s popular winter attractions are returning in November. The Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink will again offer skating seven days per week, the Greenfield Lawn will host the Wintergarden and the west facade of City Hall will once again be illuminated by the Deck the Hall Light Show. The Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin and the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will round out the park’s seasonal transformation.

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Explore Center City

This is How We Holiday

It’s time to enjoy the winter season in Center City. Every winter, visitors from across the region come to Center City to enjoy nostalgic holiday traditions only found in Philadelphia. From the Macy’s Light Show and Santa sightings to City Hall’s Holiday Tree and Christmas Village, classic attractions can be found in every neighborhood throughout the Center City District.

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Explore Center City

Dinner and a Show

This new promotion offers discounted tickets to some of the city’s most beloved arts and culture venues. Theatergoers have the opportunity to purchase reduced price admission to performances hosted at the Kimmel Cultural Campus, along with select venues along the Avenue of the Arts.

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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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