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Allentown, PA

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The city of Allentown has a long history, dating back to the time period of the Revolutionary War. Allentown is one of the state of Pennsylvania’s top five biggest cities, and it is also one of the top 225 largest cities in the entire country. As of the 2010 Census, almost 120,000 residents lived in Allentown, and the city’s metro area has 821,623 residents. Allentown is LeHigh County’s county seat, and is considered one of the major cities in Pennsylvania along with Philadephia and Pittsburgh.

Apartments in Allentown PA

$905-$2250

Trexler Park Apartments
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$725-$950

Hamilton Gardens
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$780-$1055

Whitestone Village
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$719-$1239

Riverbend at Allentown
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$720-$950

Linden Gardens
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$1075-$2125

The Brooke at Peachtree Village
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2.5

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Getting Around in Allentown, PA

The city of Allentown has quite a few choices for transportation. These choices include the LeHigh Valley International Airport, which provides flights across the world, as well as a public busing system, highways, and railroads. The Interstates 78, 81, and 476 serve the city, along with Pennsylvania State Route 309. The public bus system is provided by LANTA, which is county owned and provides several routes throughout LeHigh County.

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Allentown Art Musuem

<p>The Allentown Art Musuem is found in the city of Allentown, and has been existence since 1934. It was founded by Walter Emerson Baum, and today has grown to the point where it has a collection of over 13,000 pieces of art. Aside from its museum facilities, the building also has library facilities that have a catalog stretching over 16,000 different books. In the past several years, the museum has undergone expansion and renovation through a 15 million dollar project.</p>

Allentown Band

<p>The Allentown Band is a concert band that is based out of the city of Allentown. The Allentown Band is one of the longest continuously operating bands on the planet, as it has been playing since the mid-1820s. The Allentown Band has received some high praise and prestigious opportunities, such as the chance to have played for ten US presidents to date, for leaders such as Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. The band has been covered by national news shows multiple times, such as by CBS in 1991 and by WLVT-TV in 2003.</p>