Port Richmond: Placing Faith in Failing Parishes

Port Richmond: Placing Faith in Failing Parishes

A dull light quietly glowed through the empty window panes of the otherwise boarded school adjacent Campbell Square. Graffiti, vandalism and litter has transformed the Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary school into an unrecognizable memory. After six years of sitting vacant, a slew of community meetings and a battle in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court the Roman […]

 By Amay Smith and Christina Trinh

Port Richmond: Vacant School is Site for New Senior Housing

Port Richmond: Vacant School is Site for New Senior Housing

[vimeo 25661980] Port Richmond senior Eileen Woods said she and her girlfriends were excited to hear about future senior housing at Nativity because it was their former grade school. She said it would be nice to go back and return to her roots. “Sure, it’d be great for a bunch of us to live in […]