Op-ed: Will Restoration Come In Time For Camden’s MLK House? : Community : WHYY
Op-ed: Will restoration come in time for Camden’s MLK house? : Community : WHYY
If Martin Luther King Jr. were to spend the night now in the second floor Camden bedroom where he reportedly stayed as a seminary student, he might get rained on.
The house at 753 Walnut Street has a split in the roof and activist Patrick Duff, who has led the fight to preserve the crumbling rowhome, is afraid that by the time the promises to save it are kept, it will have all but collapsed.
In September 2016, Duff—a realtor and Haddon Heights resident who seemed an unlikely savior for the property—was on top of the world.
He’d just …