As Vice President for Planning and Capital Programs at DRWC, Lizzie Woods manages a diverse portfolio of projects and initiatives meant to spur the transformation of the Delaware River Waterfront into a dynamic and vibrant destination for the residents of and visitors to Philadelphia.
She oversees the implementation of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware, including the design and construction of new parks, trails, and streetscape improvements as well as the strategy and coordination of waterfront-wide planning and policy initiatives.
Additionally, she coordinates the redevelopment of publicly held land on the waterfront for new residential and commercial uses and works with private developers to ensure the principles of the Master Plan are followed.
Major projects she has overseen include Penn’s Landing Park, Penn’s Landing Development, the Delaware River Trail, and Cherry Street Pier.
She graduated from Smith College and received a Master in City Planning degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.