Philadelphia's University City is more than just a neighborhood. It's the region's leader in education, science, and innovation, with world-class universities and medical institutions. It's a destination for food lovers and culture seekers, with internationally acclaimed dining, museums, and galleries. It's a vibrant, close-knit community, full of idyllic parks and green spaces. Learn more about how University City District makes our neighborhood one of the most livable and workable places in Philadelphia.

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State of University City 2014/15

The State of University City is UCD's publication showcasing best-in-the-world academic and medical institutions, extraordinary real estate and commercial growth, and culture of innovation.

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative Impact Report 2014

A report which outlines how WPSI is connecting West Philadelphia employers seeking talent to West Philadelphians seeking opportunity.

Realizing the Potential of The Porch

In September 2013, UCD released one of the most extensive post-occupancy studies of a public space. This study will guide future improvements at The Porch at 30th Street Station.

Baltimore Crossing

Protected by a buffer of rustic blocks of salvaged Pennsylvania Bluestone and lushly planted large terra-cotta style planters, these bump-outs create a new safe space for pedestrians waiting to cross the intersection of 48th & Baltimore.

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Help UCD Build a Healthier Community with PlayStreets

We are thrilled to announce that on Tuesday, December 2, University City received an IMPACT Award from GSK US.

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Man Man at the 40th Street Summer Series