The Porch at 30th Street Station: The Most Attractive Case Study Ever Created


University City District really knows how to do things right. It’s not only that their projects tend to be functional, popular and successful. It’s that when they have to present quote-unquote boring material, they know it’s better if it looks like candy.

Carefully examine the thorough case study results of UCD’s most popular project, The Porch at 30th Street Station, below, and you’ll see that the visuals by Interface Studio pleasingly evoke the sweetness of grape juice and the sticky tang of watermelon Jolly Ranchers. Also, remember Fun Dip? This report, visually, is the Fun Dip of case studies.

Thankfully, it also provides an enormous amount of information about the way The Porch is being utilized, which brings clarity not only to usage patterns but answers larger questions about the transformation of public spaces. Is it worth it? Based on this candy-colored report, that’s an unequivocal yes.

Take a look at the stats from one year in operation, and then see the entire report below.

the porch by the numbers

University City District/Interface Studio