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.


Grow Your Food Service Career to New Heights!

Calling all food service professionals, from frontline staff to management! WPSI is now recruiting for job opportunities and training in West Philadelphia. Submit an application today!

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Lunch at The Porch

Upcoming food trucks and lunchtime entertainment at The Porch at 30th Street Station.

Changing Places, Changing Lives

View UCD's 2014 Annual Report here.

UCD Publishes Parklet Paper

View "The Case for Parklets: Measuring the Impact on Sidewalk Vitality and Neighborhood Businesses" here.

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.

From the Blog

Dangerous Intersection at Baltimore & Springfield Gets a Makeover

The intersection of Baltimore Ave. & Springfield Ave.

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