Guest Commentary: Urban Doom Loop … Really?
A story in the Wall Street Journal last week singled Philly out for having an empty office district. The head of the Center City District wonders: Do facts even matter anymore?
Guest Commentary: How Can Center City Achieve Total Recovery?
Despite what you’ve heard, downtown Philly is doing pretty well. Center City District’s President/CEO on how the city is rebounding from the last three years — and what new leaders must do
Guest Commentary: The Return of Center City?
Pedestrian volumes are at 73 percent of pre-pandemic numbers. Here, Center City District’s CEO on what that means — and what is still needed
Guest Commentary: Without More Jobs, Our Future is Limited
In a groundbreaking new report, the head of Center City District starkly lays out the problem — and calls for Philadelphia’s next mayor to fully invest in growth
Guest Commentary: “Clean and Safe is the Foundation for Economic Recovery”
In testimony to Council last week, Center City District’s president and CEO shared some best practices to help our neighborhoods and citizens restore their quality of life
Guest Commentary: Believe in Walnut Street’s Future
The president/CEO of the Center City District responds to a recent Citizen column bemoaning the state of downtown retail
Why Parks Matter
The president of the Center City District on the practical, and beautiful, meaning of our shared green spaces
A Reason for Cautious Optimism
A survey by the Center City District shows residents are generally happy with the direction of the city. But, as CCD’s executive director reports, there are exceptions to that