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.
Dec 26, 2011
A Public Housing Case History
Liddonfield Housing Project has divided Upper Holmesburg for more than half a century. A long held rivalry between the Liddonfielders and nearby homeowners needs to be documented. The project has been demolished and now it is time to record the actions taken on both sides of the Liddonfield controversy.
The Liddonfielders Part One: War of the Haves and the Have-nots