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Holmesburg Civic Association members and activists from neighboring Mayfair and Tacony last week criticized a plan by the city to purchase land at 7777-R State Road for the possible construction of a prison.
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McDermott said it would be nuts for the city to build another prison on prime waterfront land.
Prison construction a hot topic at Holmesburg Civic →
Pete McDermott, the most vocal opponent of the prison idea, urged the city to look for another parcel of land.