An alternative source for public housing info founded by a former resident of Liddonfield Housing Project who writes true stories about project life and hard times in the northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of Upper Holmesburg. Stories and articles post on most Mondays. This blog is best viewed in Internet Explorer 10 or the latest version of Firefox or Google Chrome.
Rosemary Reeves, Blogger, standing on Philadelphia Skyline
Jul 31, 2012
The Future is Bright for Liddonfield Housing Project Site
like a natural and fluid transition, a parallel to the human life cycle of
birth, maturity, the passing on of our memories and experience, and placing our
legacy into the hands of a new generation.The future of Liddonfield and the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of
Upper Holmesburg has been determined and that future is bright.Holy Family University has been chosen by the
Philadelphia Housing Authority to develop the parcel of land where Liddonfield
Homes public housing development stood for more than half a century.
university will serve as a symbol of progress as the antiquated housing project
(now demolished) transforms into a cradle of higher learning.As part of the arrangement, the university
will provide over a million dollars in scholarships to Philadelphia Housing Authority
students.To them I say, Carpe Diem!
The film Dead Poets’ Society made the phrase Carpe Diem! (Seize the day) an
inspiration for college students hoping to make a difference in the world.