Promise Neighborhood

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Promise Neighborhood Overview

Allentown Promise Neighborhood is a culturally rich and economically diverse neighborhood of residents from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. It proudly stretches across 9 square blocks of The Old Allentown Historic District; bordered by Turner Street on the South, Liberty Street on the North, Hall Street on the East, and 10th Street on the West. The neighborhood also has its very own ethnic restaurants and just a short walk to all that downtown Allentown offers.

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The Promise Neighborhood has a vibrant, active community of people who care deeply about each other and the city of Allentown!


The annual block party is a local favorite and there are plenty of educational and entertaining events throughout the year.

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Promise Neighborhood is blocks from all that downtown offers and has it’s own community schools, shops, and ethnic restaurants.

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You will love the People of Promise. Our community is truly about the people!

People of Promise

The People

The Promise Neighborhood is defined by its people and its mission. The mission of the Promise Neighborhood is fostering cooperation among residents and with the Greater Lehigh Valley to create safe, healthy, vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods, which expects children to succeed in school and where adults and families thrive and want to live.

The Community

The people of the Promise Neighborhood are all about community. Whether it is the “Community Bike Works” program, urban gardens, block parties, or beautification projects they are always ready to roll up their sleeves to make their community a better place to live and work. Significant investments are being made including a number of home renovations through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity. If you want to be a part of an active and committed community the Promise Neighborhood is the place to be!

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