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Marvin David Goodman, American architect. Registered architect, Florida. Recipient Governor General's award, Distinguished Alumnus award University Florida, 1987, Silver Musgrave medal Institute Jamaica, also others.


Goodman, Marvin David was born on February 3, 1933 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States.


Bachelor of Architecture, University Florida, 1955.


Assistant to chief engineer constructor of United Nations Educational building, Paris, 1958. Private practice Marvin D. Goodman & Associates, Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica, since 1960. Member Architectural Registration Board Jamaica, since 1987.

Chairman joint consultant committee Building and Construction Industry Jamaica, 1986. Chairman advisory council Caribbean School Architect University Technology, Kingston, since 1987.


  • Registered architect, Florida.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica Building, Goblin Hill Villas Resort Complex, Hillel Academy, Hedonism II Resort, Half Moon Hotel, French Embassy, Mexico Embassy, master plan for Port Royal, Bank of Nova Scotia, Ritz Carlton Golf Club House Rose Hall.


Member town planning review committee Ministry of Development. Member national advisory council on energy conservation Ministry of Mining and Energy. Trustee, board directors Hillel Academy.

Chairman Jamaica House Basic School Board. Member energy code development committee Bureau Standards. Member zoning development committee Office of Prime Minister.

Lieutenant United States Army Corps Engineers, 1955-1957. Member American Institute of Architects, Jamaican Institute Architects (president 1984-1986), Alliance Francaise Jamaica (president 1985-1990).


Married Rosalie Hart. Children: Danielle, Marc.

Rosalie Hart

Danielle Goodman

Marc Goodman