The Waterfront, the 26-acre mixed use development along the western banks of the Lehigh River, will be a driving factor and catalyst for the development of Allentown’s up-and-coming Riverside District. Read more about the plans to come and read some of the most recent coverage on the history behind the Lehigh Valley’s most beautiful asset.
While there is going to be ample outdoor space at The Waterfront, it is no secret that we’re all about making our development the perfect blend of urban life with plenty of recreation opportunities. Between the plazas, green space, riverwalk and of course, the river, we understand that making space for outdoor activity is key!
We’re excited to announce that MKSD is the most recent firm on board in bring our vision of The Waterfront to life! Right out of the Lehigh Valley, this architecture firm will be helping us create the second building on our riverside campus.
The Waterfront Development Company, since the conception of the project, has had numerous goals when it came to the ultimate outcome of The Waterfront; one of which was the promotion of smart growth while preventing general urban sprawl throughout the Lehigh Valley.
With Lehigh Valley recreation life on the rise, we don’t have to tell you just how much is available to us here in our community. There’s so much to do and get involved in right in our backyard; it’s definitely something to be proud of!
They say everything is bigger in Texas and when it comes to the San Antonio River Walk we certainly won’t protest. One of the most picturesque riverwalks in the country, it is also the number one tourist attraction in