Research & Reports
Old City District produces reports and publications to provide important information and updates for business owners, stakeholders, residents, and visitors. Browse the documents below.
Vision2026 Halfway Progress Update
Old City District published "Old City Vision2026: Halfway Progress Update" in November 2021 with the purpose of evaluating, and recalibrating, our efforts.
Philadelphia and Old City continue to grow in population, and Vision2026 is an attempt to embrace this change and shape the future of Old City, setting a vision for optimal private development and a high quality public realm.
Old City Parking Studies
The Old City District commissioned Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) to assess off-street public parking availability in and near the District.
Market Street Transformation Mobility Study
The Market Street Transformation Mobility Study is a next step of Old City Vision2026.
State of Old City
The State of Old City 2018-2019 provides an economic snapshot of Old City, highlights recent successes, and shares current and upcoming opportunities.
Old City Design Guide
The Old City Design Guide is meant as a reference for property owners, developers, architects, and shopfront entrepreneurs.
Park at 2nd & Market
Old City District has undertaken a Vision2026 initiative to reimagine the Park at 2nd and Market Streets, part of Independence National Historical Park and under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service.