What We Do


UCD promotes a vibrant, world-class University City through major investments in public space development, public maintenance, and public safety. We connect entrepreneurs and residents to economic opportunity, create and manage destination events, and provide resources to our occupants. UCD knows that University City’s future is critical to the future of the Philadelphia region: the unique assets, opportunities and environment here are an engine of prosperity, and an exemplar of community.

Serving Our Community

University City District works for our neighborhood.

Connecting to Opportunities

University City District is creating new opportunities for West Philadelphians to effectively connect to work.

Having Fun

University City District brings people together with our events and programs.

Shaping Public Spaces

University City District grows and maintains University City.