Part 1: A Politician's Legacy, An Architect's Vision
|Liddonfield Housing Project|
They came to Upper Holmesburg during the real estate boom of the 1950s and 60s to have a piece of the American dream ─ blue collar and white collar workers who wanted to live the suburban lifestyle. Philadelphia’s Far Northeast was the next best thing, where homes were less expensive than those in the suburbs, streets were safe, schools were excellent and neighbors looked out for each other.
Part 5 of this series will be posted next week.
Part 5: Where Did Liddonfield's Working White Families Go?