Stories about life in Liddonfield housing project and its impact on the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of Upper Holmesburg. These true stories reveal how government policy affected the lives of real people, from the project residents to area homeowners during the 5 decades of Liddonfield’s existence. Stories and articles are written by a former resident of the project.


Rosemary Reeves, Blogger, standing on Philadelphia Skyline

Aug 21, 2010

Lottery Ticket Movie Set in Housing Project

A vacant housing project awaiting demolition served as the backdrop for Bow Wow’s new movie, Lottery Ticket. The main character, Kevin, wins a multi-million dollar jackpot, but must keep it a secret from his public housing neighbors through the July 4 weekend. This comedy has so far received mixed reviews. You can read more about it at

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