A Start for the Viaduct Rail Park
- Groundbreaking for Viaduct Rail Park-Phase 1 of Elevated Park to Be Completed in Early 2018, Center City District press release
- Viaduct Rail Park project officially underway, Philadelphia Inquirer
CCDF Receives $10k Gift
In an October 18 event in Dilworth Park, the Center City District Foundation was named the beneficiary of a $10,000 gift from The Famous Grouse. The event set a record for the world's longest practice putting green, as members of the public and celebrity putters were invited to try their hand at a hole-in-one.
(L to R) Christina Flounders Conlon, Guinness World Records; Nicola Riske, Famous Grouse; Nancy Goldenberg, Executive Director, Center City District Foundation; and former Eagles player Hollis Thomas.
CCDF Thanks Dilworth Park Donors
On October 14, the Center City District and Center City District Foundation hosted a reception at Dilworth Park to thank the generous donors who made the park’s transformation possible.
CCDF Launches at Anniversary Event
With a benefit dinner at Dilworth Park, the new Center City District Foundation launched on May 5, 2016 as the charity of choice for those who care deeply about downtown Philadelphia's future.
The event, at which the Center City District celebrated 25 years and the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation marked its 60th year, included business and civic leaders, donors and community supporters who came together to raise funds to support CCDF and its efforts to enhance the quality of life in Center City.