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.


Baltimore Ave. Dollar Stroll

On Thursday, June 25, University City’s Baltimore Avenue between 43rd and 51st Street showcases its charm and businesses with $1 bargains from neighborhood favorites, ranging from bites from signature restaurants to pet supplies to theater tickets.

40th Street Summer Series

Saturday, May 30 at 6pm with The Bearded Ladies, an experimental cabaret group who tackle culture, sex, gender, and artistic invention. Plus Tapestry Tribal's blend of traditional Middle Eastern dance with influences from around the world.

The Porch is Getting a New Look.

Version 2.0 is coming.

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!

Innovate University City Launched features content about technology news, jobs, companies & more!

Changing Places, Changing Lives

View UCD's 2014 Annual Report 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.