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Category: Community and Economic Development

  • Community and Economic Development

    Allentown Transitions to Digitized Online Platform

    April 25 2023
    The City of Allentown has begun the transition to Energov, a new licensing and permitting system. 
  • Community and Economic Development

    City Hall 4th Floor Update

    August 26 2022
    The fourth floor of City Hall will be closed for permitting and inspection services on September 21, 22, and 23. 
  • Community and Economic Development

    Allentown Neighborhood Block Party Event

    August 19 2022
    The City of Allentown will host a neighborhood block party in the1st and 6th Wards in partnership with the Cohesion Network. 
  • Community and Economic Development

    New CED Director Confirmed

    April 21 2022
    Allentown City Council unanimously confirms Vicky Kistler as CED Director following Mayor Tuerk’s recommendation to promote her.
  • Community and Economic Development

    Streetscape Improvements Underway

    April 20 2022
    The City of Allentown celebrated the start of the Hamilton Streetscape Improvement Project that is currently underway in the downtown.
  • Community and Economic Development

    City Hall Service Counter Closure

    April 18 2022
    The third and fourth floors of City Hall will go dark on Tuesdays and Thursdays and be closed to the visiting public. 
  • Community and Economic Development

    $390,000 Funding For Downtown Allentown Improvement Initiatives

    February 23 2022
    The City of Allentown announced today that Downtown Allentown Community Development Initiative (DACDI) will donate $390,000 as part of the Hamilton Street Facade Grant Program for facade improvements coupled with better signage and storefront display enha...
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    City Celebrates New Year's Eve

    December 27 2021
    The City of Allentown and the Downtown Allentown Business Alliance will ring-in the new year starting at 9 p.m. this Friday, December 31 in the 700 block of Hamilton Street.
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    Three Projects Awarded RACP Grants

    December 07 2021
    The Da Vinci Science Center, Coca-Cola Park and the Allentown Housing Authority are recipients of the latest round of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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    Street Closures for Tree Lighting

    December 02 2021
    The following street closures and traffic restrictions will be in effect on Saturday, December 4 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Arts Park at 20 N Fifth Street…
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