Allentown, Pennsylvania

What is Allentown, Pennsylvania known for?


amp historic

publisher New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation accessdate 2009-10-10 Some schools, such as Roberto Clemente High School in Chicago, Illinois the Roberto Clemente Charter School in Allentown, Pennsylvania and Roberto Clemente Academy in Detroit, Michigan, were named in his honor. ref>


wrestling shows

Crockett Promotions National Wrestling Alliance , Raskin spared no expense in making the product a watchable alternative to the wrestling shows which were currently on television. Drake, who was the champion, also headed up the booking and television production ends of the business. Raskin felt that the NWF should move the television tapings from the Easton, PA VFW Hall to various locations around the east coast. Matches were taped at arenas in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York


painting drawing

. The Allentown Art Museum, located on North Fifth Street in Center City (Center City, Allentown, Pennsylvania), is home to a collection of more than 13,000 pieces of art, along with an associated library. The Baum School of Art, located in downtown Allentown at 5th and Linden Streets, offers credit and non-credit classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, fashion design, jewelry making and more. Nineteenth Street Theater has an 80-plus year history of producing theater in the Lehigh Valley


art cultural

professional soccer team remaining in the Lehigh Valley is the FC Sonic Lehigh Valley, based in nearby Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania). Museums and cultural organizations * Allentown Art Museum, art cultural heritage * Allentown Band * Allentown Public Library * Allentown Symphony Orchestra * America On Wheels, automotive transportation * Baum School of Art * Chen Arts Group * Da Vinci Science Center, http


talent featuring

Jersey . Despite an increase in talent featuring many future major leaguers such as Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Shane Victorino, and Cole Hamels, attendance began to decline through the middle part of the decade. Following the season, the Phillies ended their affiliation with the Red Barons and signed a player development contract with the '''Ottawa Lynx''' in anticipation of that team's move to Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania)'s new Coca-Cola Park


leadership position

http: www.macktrucks.com default.aspx?pageid 2601 title Mack Plans Restructuring to Increase Competitiveness, Secure Long-Term Leadership Position date August 14, 2008 website News Releases 2008 publisher Mack Trucks accessdate November 7, 2008 It was expected that the move would result in the loss of approximately 600 jobs.


sculptures including

. The city's J. Birney Crum Stadium annually plays host to the Drum Corps International Eastern Classic, which brings together the top junior drum and bugle corps (drum and bugle corps (modern)) in the world for a two-day event. thumb left Nineteenth Street Theater (File:19th street theater Allentown PA.jpg) in Allentown. The city houses a collection of public sculptures, including the DaVinci Horse, located on 5th Street. This sculpture is one of three in the world


historical fiction

Frank Sinatra song "The Train," which appears as the first song on his album Watertown (Watertown (album))''. * Allentown was the film location for much of James Neilson (James Neilson (director))'s film ''Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows'', released in 1969. * ''Hiding The Bell'', a 1968 historical fiction novel by Ruth Nulton Moore, chronicles the events surrounding the hiding of the Liberty Bell in Allentown in 1777. Hiding The Bell by Ruth Nulton Moore Westminster Press, 1968 * Allentown was the subject of the 1963 Irving Gordon song "Allentown Jail", which was subsequently recorded by several other artists, including The Kingston Trio, The Lettermen, The Seekers and Jo Stafford. * In the 1960 musical ''Bye Bye Birdie (Bye Bye Birdie (musical))'', character Rosie Alvarez is from Allentown. In the song "Spanish Rose," she sings: "I'm just a Spanish Tamale according to Mae Right off the boat from the tropics, far, far away Which is kinda funny, since where I come from is Allentown, PA." * Allentown is mentioned in the 1957 book, ''On the Road'', by Jack Kerouac. * Allentown was the home town of the fictional Detective Arthur Dietrich (Steve Landesberg) in the television program Barney Miller (1975-1982). Sister cities and twin cities


sports commentary

duties including sports play by play (Sports commentary). He started his commercial broadcast career as a radio reporter for WKAP (WSAN) radio in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1963. He also worked in print journalism, writing for ''The Morning Call'' in Allentown. He was a reporter with the Associated Press in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1967–68) and a correspondent in Bonn for the ''Chicago Daily News''. Theme The song's theme is of the resolve of those coping


public sculptures

. The city's J. Birney Crum Stadium annually plays host to the Drum Corps International Eastern Classic, which brings together the top junior drum and bugle corps (drum and bugle corps (modern)) in the world for a two-day event. thumb left Nineteenth Street Theater (File:19th street theater Allentown PA.jpg) in Allentown. The city houses a collection of public sculptures, including the DaVinci Horse, located on 5th Street. This sculpture is one of three in the world. The Allentown Art Museum, located on North Fifth Street in Center City (Center City, Allentown, Pennsylvania), is home to a collection of more than 13,000 pieces of art, along with an associated library. The Baum School of Art, located in downtown Allentown at 5th and Linden Streets, offers credit and non-credit classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, fashion design, jewelry making and more. Nineteenth Street Theater has an 80-plus year history of producing theater in the Lehigh Valley. Started by two ''Morning Call (The Morning Call)'' reporters in 1927 as "Civic Little Theater", the current day Nineteenth Street Theater relies on a paid professional staff, volunteer board of directors from the community, and volunteers from the region. Civic Theater stands on three pillars: theater, film and education. Civic is a professionally directed, managed and run theater that utilizes community actors in its live theater productions. Civic also operates the Lehigh Valley’s only full-time cinema exclusively showing art, independent and foreign films and a theater school that has been served the Valley’s youth for more than 50 years. Landmarks and popular locations

Allentown, Pennsylvania

leader_title4 Senate (Pennsylvania Senate) leader_name4 Pat Browne (R (United States Republican Party)) leader_title5 State Representative (Pennsylvania House of Representatives) leader_name5 Jennifer Mann (D (United States Democratic Party)) leader_title6 U.S. Congress (Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district) leader_name6 Charlie Dent (R (United States Republican Party)) government_type Mayor-Council (Mayor-council government) established_title Settled established_date 1751 established_title2 Founded established_date2 1762 established_title3 Incorporated (Municipal Corporation) established_date3 March 12, 1867 founder William Allen (William Allen (loyalist)) named_for William Allen (William Allen (loyalist)) area_magnitude unit_pref Imperial area_total_sq_mi 18.0 area_total_km2 46.5 area_land_sq_mi 17.8 area_land_km2 45.9 area_water_sq_mi 0.2 area_water_km2 0.6 area_urban_sq_mi 289.50 area_urban_km2 749.79 area_metro_sq_mi 730.0 area_metro_km2 1174.82 population_as_of 2013 (United States Census Bureau) population_footnotes population_total 118,577 (US: 224th (List of United States cities by population)) population_density_km2 2571.5 population_density_sq_mi 6631.0 population_metro 827,048 (US: 68th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_density_metro_sq_mi 1117.8 population_urban 664,651 (US: 61st (List of United States urban areas)) population_density_urban_sq_mi 1991.0 population_blank1_title population_blank1 population_blank2_title Demonym population_blank2 Allentonian timezone EST (North American Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 18101, 18102, 18103, 18104, 18105, 18106, 18109, 18175, 18195 area_code 610 (Area code 610), 484 (Area code 484), 835 (Area code 835) coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_type region:US_type:city latd 40 latm 36 lats 06 latNS N longd 75 longm 28 longs 38 longEW W elevation_m 103 elevation_ft 338 elevation_max_ft 440 elevation_min_ft 255 blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 42-02000 blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info 1202899 blank2_name Primary Airport blank2_info Lehigh Valley International Airport- ABE (Major International) blank3_name Secondary Airport blank3_info Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport- XLL (Minor) website http: www.allentownpa.gov footnotes

'''Allentown''' (Pennsylvania Dutch (Pennsylvania German language): ''Allenschteddel'') is a city located in Lehigh County (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, United States. It is Pennsylvania's third most populous city, after Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and the 224th largest city in the United States (List of United States cities by population). As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city had a total population of 118,032 and is currently the fastest growing city in Pennsylvania. In 2012, the city celebrated the 250th anniversary of its founding in 1762. Allentown Semiquincentennial.

Located on the Lehigh River, Allentown is the largest of three adjacent cities that make up a region of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey known as the Lehigh Valley. Allentown is west of New York City, the nation's largest city.

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