Billie Holiday Arts Project

Billie Holiday Arts Project

As a young girl, Billie Holiday (American jazz singer and songwriter) lived in the 200 block of S. Durham Street (thought to be at 217 and 219).

UFPIA received a PNC Transformative Art Grant of $30,000 to create a tribute to Ms. Holiday based on her music and life.

Projects completed are:

To hear the podcast that was on WYPR Radio on January 17, 2014 regarding this project, click here. For articles written about the project: Baltimore Sun’s Jacques Kelly: Block In Upper Fells Point Pays Homage to Billie HolidayBaltimore Magazine’s Lady Day Way and The Baltimore Guide click here