Physical ImprovementsHelping build, maintain, and preserve the historic charm and beauty of the neighborhood.
The OAPA Physical Improvement committee manages a variety of projects to help beautify the neighborhood through grant funding and volunteer efforts. Projects range from larger scale streetscape projects to assistance for individual property owners.
Physical Improvements Committee Projects
D.I.Y. and Homeowner Support
We are big fans of the Do It Yourself movement and you would be amazed at some of the projects Old Allentown residents have accomplished with a little know how and determination. You can save a lot of money and achieve a great sense of accomplishment, but you have to know how to do it right. Wether you are tackeling a job yourself or looking to hire a contractor, the right information will save you time and money.
The Window Preservation Alliance has some great information on wood window repair and replacement. They provide information for homeowners and professionals alike.
Windows: Replace or Repair?
Maintaining old windows can be a challenge. Should you just replace them?