Central Business District

Peoria’s Central Business District is home to the Corporate Headquarters of Caterpillar, OSF Hospital, and Unity Point Health Methodist Hospital.  There are over 17,000 jobs in the downtown area, which is the highest concentration of downtown jobs in Illinois outside Chicago. The Peoria Civic Center is host to the Bradley Braves Men’s Basketball, Peoria Rivermen Hockey, concerts, theater productions and large-scale conventions.  Surrounded by hotels, bars, restaurants, and sandwich shops, Peoria’s Downtown is a hub of business and social activity.