Monthly Event

The Next Stage of the Navy Yard

This Event Has Passed


Thursday, July 8, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Virtual on Zoom




Over the next 15 year horizon, Ensemble/Mosaic will develop 109+ acres and build the first Silver LEED neighborhood. It will include an expanded life science campus, new mixed-use waterfront development and for the first time in the Navy Yard's history, civilian housing.


Registeration is required for the event; however, it is free. You can register for the event HERE.

Previous DAG Monthly Events

Archived | 2021-06-10

Catalyzing Community Driven Development in Kensington

Archived | 2021-05-13

No longer here, now and what to come: Can Philly's music venue scene resist the residential development pressure?

Archived | 2021-04-22

P/SLA-MS: Where Higher Ed and the Innovation Economy Meet Public Education


Leslie Smallwood-Lewis

Leslie Smallwood-Lewis received her Bachelor of Science from Brown University and her jurisdoctorate from Villanova University School of Law. She started her real estate career in 2001. Leslie joined the Goldenberg Group, a regional mid-sized real estate development firm located in Blue Bell, PA, as an Associate Development Director. During her 7-year tenure, she was promoted three times ultimately achieving the position of Senior Vice-President of Development. In 2008, Leslie and her partner established Mosaic Development Partners. Since its founding, Mosaic has developed over $120 million in real estate projects and has created hundreds of construction jobs and full-time jobs.  In 2017 Mosaic was awarded a Preservation Alliance Jury Award for its Eastern Lofts project. In August 2019, it was featured in The NY Times. In 2020, Leslie and her partner Greg were ranked in the top 76 Most Influential People in Philadelphia and selected as co-master developer for the next phase of development of the Philadelphia Navy Yard.