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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Independent Living communities in Allentown and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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The Terrace at Phoebe Allentown

1940 W Turner St, Allentown, PA 18104

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Above & Beyond Inc.

514 N 22nd St, Allentown, PA 18104

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Above & Beyond is elegant, affordable and home like. - A safe and secure atmosphere - All CPR certified employees - Full sprinkler systems - Monthly fire drills - Proper ventilation and lighting - Pull Bell System in every bathroom - Department of Public Welfare — licensed - Certified in...

Holy Family Independent Living

1308 Spring St, Bethlehem, PA 18018

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Quiet, residential home living.3 bedroom home with wall to wall carpeting, stove, refrigerator, central heating and air conditioning, full size washer and dryer, private patio, porch and garden area. Amenities: Enjoy the privacy of your own house with the amenities of apartment living,...

Atria Bethlehem

1745 West Macada Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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Atria Bethlehem understands the importance of seniors maintaining a healthy balance between independence and safety. That's why our Pennsylvania retirement community provides them with everything they need to feel secure in their surroundings and comfortable to participate in daily activities....

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Traditions of Hanover

5300 Northgate Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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Opportunity and choice are what Traditions of Hanover brings to seniors in the Lehigh Valley. Traditions of Hanover provides opportunity for seniors who might not be able to afford a retirement community because of its financial structure. Traditions features no entrance fees and a month to month...

Saucon Valley Manor

1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055

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Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

Sterling Heights

3500 Fairview Street, Bethlehem, PA 18020

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We believe that Sterling Heights is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Sterling Heights, our management teams live on-site, and are...

Walnut Woods of Boyertown

35 North Walnut Street, Boyertown, PA 19512

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Walnut Woods of Boyertown provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. You'll love Boyertown's small-town charm and natural beauty while enjoying all the big-city conveniences we have to offer. We're just minutes away from shopping, churches, restaurants and...

Arbour Square

695 Main St, Harleysville, PA 19438

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We invite you to explore Arbour Square, a senior community designed exclusively for seniors who seek a carefree lifestyle! Spend your retirement years making friends and enjoying yourself! At Arbour Square, seniors can lead an active lifestyle without the challenges of everyday tasks like...

Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510

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Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473

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Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting...

Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown

200 Veterans Lane, Doylestown, PA 18901

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Enjoying an active lifestyle to the fullest with comfort and security—that's what Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown is all about. And, with our incomparable range of amenities and programs, you can be sure your own unique interests and desires will be completely fulfilled.At Wesley Enhanced...

Hudson Estates (Opening Fall 2020)

651 Montgomery Glen Dr, Lansdale, PA 19446

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Hudson Estates features an active lifestyle, with a full complement of amenities and services so you can enjoy your retirement and spend more time with new friends and family. Our independent lifestyle includes a live-in management team that is available 24/7 in case of an emergency. Each private...

Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

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At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, an Independent Living retirement community, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs. You will find everything you need to enjoy a worry-free, healthy and active retirement community lifestyle. This is an ideal setting for seniors who want...

Sacred Heart Villa

51 Seminary Ave, Reading, PA 19605

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Picture a place where you can live comfortable and enjoy life without chores and household tasks. Welcome to Sacred Heart Villa, situated atop 40 plus scenic acres. Experience the beautiful walking paths, gazebos, wildlife and glorious sunsets of Berks County. Our style of personal care combines...

The Solana Doylestown

1621 Easton Road, Jamison, PA 18901

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Discover the benefits of social living at the new Solana Doylestown. Set on eight beautiful acres in historic Bucks County, this vibrant community features upscale amenities including a gourmet restaurant, salon and spa, wellness center and movie theater. And with the worries of transportation,...

Grace Park Seniors Living Well

1170 West Main St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

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Foulkeways at Gwynedd

1120 Meetinghouse Rd, Gwynedd, PA 19436

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Steeped in the time-honored Quaker traditions of honesty and integrity, respect for simplicity and quality, and an abiding belief in the unique worth of every human being, Foulkeways at Gwynedd has been providing unwavering standards of excellence to residents for over 50 years. A pioneer among...

Manor At Market Square

803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601

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Manor at Market Square is truly a gem in the heart of Reading, PA. If you're looking for a community that exudes a friendly and fun atmosphere while still providing the little extra assistance when you need it, you're in the right place. Catering to both independent living and residents who...

Shawnee Ridge

200 Jersey Lane, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

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Shawnee Ridge is an independent living community designed to meet the needs of active residents 55 years of age and older. Our residents enjoy independence and privacy in their apartments and town homes and have the option to participate in weekly activities. All residents enjoy maintenance free...

Little Haven Rest Home

47 Lincoln Ave, Lambertville, NJ 08530

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Little Haven Rest Home is an independent living community located in the quaint town of Lambertville, New Jersey, just off Highway 29 and a few blocks from the Delaware River and Holcombe Island. The area is part of Hunterdon County and is perfect for peaceful living, and residents here enjoy the...

The Heritage of Green Hills

200 Tranquility Ln, Reading, PA 19607

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Green Hills Manor at the Heritage is a full-service, personal care and memory care community located on 78 acres of rolling hills in Berks County, Pa., on the campus of The Heritage of Green Hills, a vibrant, healthy life plan community. The community is focused on helping residents reach their...

The Highlands At Wyomissing a CCRC

2000 Cambridge Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610

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The Highlands at Wyomissing is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in charming Wyomissing, PA, where the retirement living is stimulating and the ambience gracious. Built in 1989, The Highlands is situated on 113 acres of gently rolling land with tree-lined roads and...

Anthology of King of Prussia (Opening Winter 2020)

350 Guthrie Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland

2815 Byberry Road, Hatboro, PA 19040

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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland is a senior living community located in Hatboro, PA, which is a historical borough in Montgomery County and home to just over 7,000 people. Residents can enjoy relaxing in quiet parks, walking to local stores, and going out to restaurants. Wesley Enhanced...

Canvas Valley Forge

101 Bryce Ln, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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Canvas is a brand-new concept in 55+ living. At Canvas, you can live your life on your own time, and let us take care of the details. Let your home set you free.SERVICES:Focus on living your best life—and let us take care of the details. Our selection of useful services was designed to help you...

The Farms

3445 Davisville Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040

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The Farms, located in historic Hatboro, with a FULLY REFUNDABLE ENTRANCE FEE, offers resort-style amenities, a relaxed care-free environment and friendly, active residents all inviting you to become a part of this wonderful community. The Farms features elegant lounges and activity areas, indoor...

Phoebe Berks Village

1 Reading Dr, Wernersville, PA 19565

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Bentley Commons at Paragon Village

425-427 Route 46 East, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Paragon Village is a part of Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey. This assisted living community provides residents with the memory care that they are seeking in a setting that is peaceful and beautiful. The town of Hackettstown offers the gorgeous Stephens State Park, where visitors can...

Spring Mill Pointe

2002 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

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Spring Mill is part of Presby’s Inspired Life, a nonprofit organization with a more than 60 year tradition of creating exceptional living experiences. The centerpiece of our Lafayette Hill community is the beautifully restored Spring Mill School. Nestled on 15 serene acres, Spring Mill is...

Holland Village

280 Middle Holland Rd, Holland, PA 18966

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Holland Village is a senior living community located in Holland, PA. Holland is a community in Northampton Township, Bucks County, PA, and home to about 4,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet walks, scenic views and frequenting small stores and area restaurants with friends, or they...

Friends Home & Village

50 South Congress Street, Newtown, PA 18940

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SINCE 1897, CHARACTER AND CARING Our town is your town. We have two Newtown campuses rich in character and history that offer private rooms, studios, one bedroom, two bedroom, and two bedroom deluxe for those who meet the minimum age requirement of 62 years and are both socially and physically...

Friends Village

331 Lower Dolington Road, Newtown, PA 18940

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Friends Village is an independent living community in the beautiful city of Newtown, PA. This community offers a great place to live for those who are seeking a safe and comfortable home in a park-like setting. Newtown is a part of Bucks County, and it provides much to do and see. Residents and...

Sunrise of Abington

1801 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care...

Springfield Senior Living

551 E Evergreen Avenue, Wyndmoor, PA 19038

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Dedicated to yesterday's traditions and today's conveniences! Springfield Residences is an assisted and independent living community located in beautiful Chestnut Hill. Our elegant country campus is easily accessible to both Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties. Call today to tour our lovely...

Daylesford Crossing

1450 E Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA 19301

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Daylesford Crossing has earned it's stellar reputation on the Main Line by delivering high quality, inclusive care with a unique emphasis on lifestyle. Our community is proud to be voted the "The Best of the Main Line" and we are also certified as a "Great Place to Work."We offer a full spectrum...

Echo Lake NOW OPEN

900 N Atwater Dr, Malvern, Malvern, PA 19355

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We are locally owned and operated by SageLife. Our founders were pioneers in senior living; they helped define the companies that have defined the industry.Sage’s mission is to create the best home for each member of the SageLife family every day by encouraging, empowering, and celebrating...

Eagleview Landing NOW OPEN

650 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA 19341

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Introducing Eagleview Landing, the newest senior living community in Exton, PA. The location just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is close to perfect. The comfort of Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care is reassuring. And the luxury? Isn't that always nice? Eagleview Landing is...

The Manor & Manor Court

753 Welsh Rd, Bryn Athyn, PA 19006

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The Manor & Manor Court is an intimate Independent Living Community described by our residents as 'it just feels like home'. Located in beautiful Huntingdon Valley, PennsylvaniaThe Manor & Manor Court is tucked away like a quaint mountain lodge, only it's in the center of it all. Nestled back...

Phoebe Wyncote

208 Fernbrook Ave, Wyncote, PA 19095

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A Place for Mom uses the term "assisted living" to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It is not intended to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care.

Heather Gate of Oxford Valley

8101 Font Hill Court, Langhorne, PA 19047

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Heathergate at Oxford Valley is a 55+ community that boasts 17 gorgeous green acres conveniently situated in Lower Bucks County. This exceptional locale makes it an ideal setting for active adults seeking a lifestyle that offers all of the bells and whistles without the everyday hassles of...

Colonial Manor at Panther Valley

1627 Route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Colonial Manor at Panther Valley is an assisted care community located in Hackettstown, NJ. The city of Hackettstown is located in Warren County and home to about 9,800 people. Hackettstown, home of the Mars Chocolate Company, makers of M&Ms, is a bustling, small town where residents can run...

The Mansion at Rosemont

404 Cheswick Place, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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The Mansion at Rosemont is Main Line retirement living at its best for people 62 and better, offering superb services, amenities and dining on a 10+ acre estate, formerly owned by the nephew of renowned American Impressionist painter, Mary Cassat. Last summer, through our merger with the...

Holy Redeemer Lafayette

8580 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Less than 10 miles from the urban vitality of Center City and located within the historically and culturally rich enclave of Northwest Philadelphia, Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley offers personal care services in private accommodations within a beautiful, historic building. A complete range...

Heatherwood Retirement Community

3180 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA 19344

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HEATHERWOOD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, a community of Life Care Centers of America which operates more than 260 skilled nursing homes, assisted living and independent living communities and Alzheimer's centers.CONTINUUM-OF-CARE CAMPUSOur caring,...

Ashbridge Manor

971 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335

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Ashbridge Manor, a retirement community located in Downingtown, PA, was formerly the landmark, Tabas' Mickey Rooney Hotel. Residents enjoy 24-hour concierge service, weekly housekeeping and linen service, free scheduled transportation, deluxe continental breakfast, and a full three-course dinner...

Paul's Run

9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115

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At Paul's Run, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. We love...

Wellington at Hershey's Mill

1361 Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380

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Independent Living for Active SeniorsWellington at Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA is an independent living residential community for active seniors who are looking to socialize, stay active, and no longer want the worry of owning a home. Are you ready to enjoy a carefree, maintenance-free...

Simpson Meadows

101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown, PA 19335

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Simpson Meadows is Central Chester County's premier non-profit continuing care retirement community, with more than a 150 year history of service to senior adults as a member of the Simpson Senior Services network. Our philosophy of care includes maximizing resident independence at an affordable...

Learn More About Independent Living in Allentown, PA

In Allentown, retirement communities are also known as independent living communities. Independent living communities are housing arrangements designed exclusively for seniors who require only limited assistance. Most communities offer various amenities, social activities, and other services.

Cost of Independent Living in Allentown, PA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Allentown is $2,892 for the city proper and $3,134 for the metropolitan area.

When it comes to senior living, Allentown is a great choice for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Allentown, PA

Cost of Living

Compared to other cities of a similar size, the cost of living in Allentown is more affordable than the national average. Overall, the cost-of-living index is rated 5 points below the national average and the grocery index is equal to the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax95100$1,02921.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent$124,165$38,522The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Hospitals

The highest-rated hospitals in Allentown include:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest – This hospital is the flagship hospital of the Lehigh Valley Health Network and is home to their nationally-recognized cancer center. They also offer level I trauma care, open-heart surgery, and a comprehensive stroke center, as well as a variety of other services.
  • St. Luke”s Hospital Allentown Campus – This community offers inpatient care, emergency services, surgical procedures, and radiology.
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital 17th Street – This hospital offers emergency care, ambulatory surgery, mental health care, inpatient hospice care, and rehabilitation services.

Weather and Climate

Allentown has a hot-summer/humid continental type of climate according to the Koppen Climate Classification Index. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with hot and muggy summers. The winters tend to be cold and snowy. On average, the humidity level for Allentown is about 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at approximately 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low73°F88°F (July)58°F (July)32°F45°F (December)20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating47 (Good)61 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall4”6” (July)29”

Demographics and Values

The city of Allentown tends to lean slightly liberal politically. The relative age of the city is young compared to other cities in the region – many of the people who live in Allentown are young professionals with families.

2016 Presidential Election for Lehigh County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party50%45.3%4.7%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend682,899121,2832,668 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.39%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3221%8%4%4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree37%15%5%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more2.5%14.2%52.2%0.8%0.1%33%4.8%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens3,883275

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans12%63%18%27%5%5%

Allentown is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Founded originally by the Pennsylvania Dutch, the city of Allentown has an undeniable Northeast charm that makes it a lovely place to retire. The city is home to an award-winning park system, lots of museums that celebrate the city’s storied history, and a local minor league baseball team known as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. This fan-favorite team plays at nearby Coca-Cola Park and boasts a rabid local following that would rival any team in the major leagues.

One of the most popular museums in the city is the Allentown Art Museum, which houses a collection of more than 13,000 works of art spanning over 2,000 years of cultural heritage. The museum is extremely accessible with numerous lifts, elevators, and wheelchair ramps. The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum contains one of the largest collections of historical documents in the entire state. The Heritage Museum offers classes and lectures on local history, stemming from the city’s colonial days to the modern era. The Liberty Bell Shrine Museum, located in Zion’s Church, commemorates the city’s role in the American Revolution. The church building is famous for hiding the Liberty Bell and the bells of Christ Church in the year 1777 as General Washington retreated out of Pennsylvania. The Museum of Indian Culture is one of Pennsylvania’s premiere resources for educating people on the Lenape and other American Indian tribes.

Allentown is also home to a number of theaters for the performing arts. The Civic Theatre offers what they describe as “Broadway-styled stage shows with community sensibility”. Their production of A Christmas Carol is considered to be a local holiday tradition. The Civic Theatre is also the only independent and foreign film movie theater in the region. The Municipal Opera Company of Allentown performs in the MunOpCo Music Theatre and offers one of the longest-running musical theater experiences in the area, having been in operation since before the Great Depression.

Transportation

Public transportation in Allentown is provided by the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority which operates a number of bus routes throughout the city, many of which run 7 days a week. Regional transit is available through the city’s Greyhound Bus Station. The nearest Amtrak station is located 65 miles away in Philadelphia.

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