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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Baltimore Ave Dollar Stroll

Join us on Thursday, September 18 from 5:30-8:30pm for dollar deals, music, and street performances along Baltimore Avenue (43rd-51st streets). Rain or shine.

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.

The State of University City 2013/2014

A Global University City

Click here to read online or download to your computer.

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.

40th Street Summer Series

Celebrating 10 years of free outdoor concerts that capture the soul of the neighborhood.

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.

From the Blog

University City District Awarded Grant from PECO for 40th Street Trolley Portal

We are pleased to announce that University City District has been awarded a $6,500 grant from PECO and Natural Lands Trust as part of their Green Region Open Space Program.

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Composting at The Dirt Factory