The University City District has reported that residents and visitors of Powelton Village are invited to a public meeting to view the preliminary recommendations of the Powelton Village Neighborhood Plan. The meeting will be held on September 22 at 7:00pm at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Avenue.
We are informed that attendees will be asked to view and discuss proposed plans and development scenarios, which include uses for vacant lots and buildings, such as the Drexel parking lot at 34th and Lancaster Avenue and the intersection of 31st and Spring Garden Streets.
Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.
Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia. Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration. As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.