Elyse, a STRATA resident in Downtown Allentown, talks live music, hockey games, and the best place to grab a burger, all within walking distance of her apartment. Name: Elyse Location: STRATA – Allentown, PA Time lived in: Two years What made you move Downtown? Missed city living. When I moved back to the Lehigh Valley there wasn’t a place like STRATA where you get that city feel and bonus of having restaurants and entertainment … Continue reading APARTMENT TOUR: MEET ELYSE


Chris, a STRATA resident in Downtown Allentown, is quickly becoming one of the city’s most well-known Instagrammers.  Name: Chris “Cj” Sheeran  Location: STRATA – Allentown, PA Years lived at STRATA: Two months What made you move Downtown? To be ahead of the curve, cemented in the next up-and-coming city of the Northeast.  What are some small things about living at STRATA that make your day better? The convenience of having a lounge room. I adore having … Continue reading CHRIS SHEERAN: LIFE IN DOWNTOWN ALLENTOWN

Step into the Spotlight: Gizelle

Gizelle moved to Center Square Lofts after living in Los Angeles for 8 years. She fell in love with the city vibe of Downtown Allentown and quickly discovered that nothing in the area compared to Center Square Lofts! Keep reading to learn how living in Downtown Allentown compares to Los Angeles.  Make sure to follow @CenterSquareLofts on Instagram to watch Gizelle takeover the stories May 30-June 5! Name: Gizelle … Continue reading Step into the Spotlight: Gizelle

Top 5 Best Outdoor Patios for Happy Hour

Are you on the hunt for restaurants with the best outdoor patios? Look no further than Downtown Allentown! There are a handful of restaurants that are along Hamilton Street that are perfect for sitting outside with a drink on a warm sunny day. But if you’re going to pick a day to visit, we suggest coming every Thursday from 4-6 p.m. this summer for Happy … Continue reading Top 5 Best Outdoor Patios for Happy Hour

4 Outdoor Events to Attend this Summer

The weather is getting warmer, and that means outdoor events are coming back to Downtown Allentown! All summer long you can enjoy FREE entertainment along the ArtsWalk and in the Pocket Park. Keep reading so you can pick which event you’re going to attend first! Want to learn about all the events happening in Downtown Allentown? Visit the Experience Allentown website to check out all … Continue reading 4 Outdoor Events to Attend this Summer

Give Back this Earth Day!

Cleaning out your apartment this month? Save your unwanted items for the GreenDrop Charitable Donation Drive! Starting at 5 p.m. on April 21, you can bring items down to the lobby of your building. Please drop off donations no later than 10 a.m. on Friday, April 22. Items will be picked up from 12-2 p.m. Only certain items are accepted, so make sure to view the list … Continue reading Give Back this Earth Day!