This long overlooked-and sometimes abused-100 mile stretch of waterway is about to be recognized for the gem that it is. Along with the changes that have swept downtown Allentown, a movement is afoot to reclaim the city’s waterfront.
The ashes from Allentown’s Lafayette Hotel fire, which took 13 lives on a frigid night in January of 1926, had hardly begun to cool, when the leaders of the city were asking themselves some hard questions.
Trexler Nature Preserve, aka Trexler Game Preserve, is one of the glories of the Lehigh Valley. Walking there on any given weekend afternoon, you can see many visitors walking the paths and enjoying the zoo