The Old Allentown Preservation Association invites you to join us November 22nd for our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting!

Old Allentown & Promise Neighborhood 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday November 22nd 2014

The Old Allentown Preservation and Promise Neighborhoods welcome you to bring your family and celebrate the beginning of the Holiday Season with neighbors and friends.

4:00pm - Fun Things To Do: Family friendly activities will be held at the Promise Neighborhood office at 347 N. 8th St. (8th & Gordon) at 4:00pm.  Parents and children are welcome to enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, while they create an earth-friendly seasonal decoration that they may take home or use to decorate our community Christmas tree.

5:30pm - Tree Lighting: Join us as we light our Christmas Tree @ the 8th & Gordon Pocket Park.



Preserving Our Past and Cultivating Our Future Together

Since 1976 we have been dedicated to preserving the historic architecture of Old Allentown in Allentown, PA and to building a sense of community in our neighborhood.

This site will provide you with information about OAPA, membership in the Preservation Association, Old Allentown's special events, the Old Allentown Historic District, our annual Old Allentown House Tour, OAPA's innovative Acquisition & Rehabilitation and Facade Restoration Programs and more.

We hope you enjoy exploring the neighborhood on our web site and invite you to make an actual visit to our neighborhood, either as an Allentown and Lehigh Valley neighbor, a day-tripper from Philadelphia or New York, or as a tourist visiting one of the premier historic neighborhoods in the United States.

The mission of the OAPA is to preserve and foster pride in our neighborhood through communication, education, and social interaction. Our goal is to promote urban living, diversity, and Allentown's architectural legacy and heritage.

The Old Allentown Preservation Association relies on the support of its members to carry out its mission in Center City Allentown. By making a small donation to OAPA, you become a member with full access to the news and information that keeps you up-to-date on happenings of the Association, from social events to legislative alerts.