Green City Works is a University City District (UCD) subsidiary that provides high quality design-build-maintenance landscaping services while transforming the way the industry trains, advances and supports its workforce. Not only do clients receive superior, competitively priced landscaping services, but they also benefit from contracting with a homegrown social enterprise run by UCD, a 20 plus year partnership of world-renowned anchor institutions, business leaders and residents that is devoted to improving the community.

From universities and health systems to REITs and commercial developments, Green City Works already maintains over 50 sites around Philadelphia, including some of University City’s largest institutions and businesses. Green City Works guarantees high quality, reliable, competitive landscaping services while creating local economic opportunity.

Welcome to Green City Works


Green City Works is a unique, mission-driven landscaping company.


From an expertise in placemaking to a focus on economic opportunity, see what sets Green City Works apart.


Learn more about Green City Works’ design-build-maintenance capabilities.


Examples of our work around the city and region.

Clients and Testimonials

Green City Works provides services for some of University City’s largest institutions and businesses, and our client list is growing all the time. See what they have to say!


Meet the Green City Works team!

Our Brochure

See our brochure to learn more about Green City Works.


Let us solve your landscaping problems.