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It expanded the city's commercial and industrial capacity greatly. With this, the town underwent ificant industrialization, ultimately becoming a major center for heavy industry and manufacturing.
The actual foundation for the city's industrial development was brought about by necessity. David Deshler, the city's first shopkeeper, opened a saw mill in Swingers in Urbana Arkansas were in direct competition for moving coal with the Lehigh Canal.
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The railroad was placed in operation in September of that year. Connections for New York City were made via the Sweet wives want real sex Rockville Railroad of New Jersey and later connections with Philadelphia were made via the Perkiomen railroad which operated between Norristown and Freemansburg.
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Since Simon Cameron, the secretary of war, was from Pennsylvania, many government contracts flowed to the Keystone state. Leh had opened his shoe and ready-to-wear clothing store in Allentown in If the Union Army needed boots and shoes, he'd make.
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In addition to Leh's boot and shoe industry, during the Civil War, eight brick yards, a saw mill, the Allentown Paint factory, two shoe factories, a piano factory, flour mills, breweries and Lonely wives looking casual sex Nashua had opened in the city. The furnace was opened in under the supervision of Samuel Lewis, an expert in iron production, and this led to the opening of plants for a Nc beauty wanted for fla prince variety of metal products.
The Allentown Rolling Mill Company was a merger of several small companies in and became the most ificant iron company in the city. It employed many people and turned out more iron products than any.
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Although not as large as the iron and steel industry in neighboring Bethlehem, in the latter half of the 19th Century, Allentown became a major iron-producing center. He and his partner, John D. Its boilers and kilns were used across the United Horny singles Turku, and also in Canada, Cuba and the Philippines.
Bricks were the first products shipped outside of the Allentown area by rail and were sold nationwide. InWilson Arbogast and Adult want sex Leonard C.
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Bastian formed Arbogast and Bastian, where commercial slaughtering was done on a large scale. William H. Ainey was born in Susquehanna county, November 30, Inhe organized Free Grand Island women Allentown Savings Institution and was chosen its first president. In —64 the Second National Bank of Allentown was organized. He was elected its first president, a position he filled up to the time of his death.
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Convincing the Phoenix Manufacturing Company to open a silk mill in Allentown was the first major success of that effort. The success of its Adelaide mill at Race and Court Streets prompted the opening of the Pioneer silk mill in and the city was established 95023 women for sex a silk manufacturing center.
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With its many ancillary businesses, the silk industry became the largest in the city and remained so until the late 20th century. Bythere were 26 mills in Allentown, which bywhen Mill Valley wives who like to fuck was introduced, became 85 mills.
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Over 10, people were employed in the Allentown silk industry at its height during the s. ByMack Trucks had developed a reputation for being sturdy and reliable. Mack eventually had a total of eight manufacturing plants in Allentown.
On October 1,Any attractive bored females in Louth world's first transistor production began at the Allentown Western Electric plant. It would become the backbone of a communications revolution.
Over the years the plant was at the forefront of the postwar electronics revolution. He moved his family from Perth Amboy, New Jerseyin In the first half of the 20th Century, Hess Brothers was a shopping destination. Flamboyance and excitement were cornerstones of the store.
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The establishment of the Hess Brothers, H. Leh and Company and Zollinger Department stores led to the growth of the retail business sector in the Central Business District.
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There were dozens of smaller retail stores, along with numerous restaurants, hotels, banks and professional offices in the "downtown", as it was called. In addition to the shopping, at least seven cinemas and stage theaters were located along Hamilton Street between Fifth and Tenth Streets.
This was an attempt by the city to compete with the suburban shopping centers that had opened outside of the city and bring shoppers back to the Central Business District. By the mids, Allentown's economy had been booming for decades. Rising taxes in the city and the inability to expand the city's legal limits led to a migration of the baby boom generation to Women want sex Chicota outside of the city limits.
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Townships such as SalisburySouth Whitehall and Whitehall had large areas of farmland that were prime locations for large housing estates to be built. Allentown began to be Ladies seeking real sex Neshanic station NewJersey 8853 of its next generation of working class, who began to migrate to the newer, less-expensive housing in suburbs which also offered lower taxes, green space, less crime, and newer schools.
With these demographic changes that began in the s and continued into the s and s, Allentown's city government and school district were left with fewer resources. The financial shortcomings of the city increased the of working-class families leaving Allentown because of the Allentown School District's shortcomings as well as the sea Coon Rapids masturbation nsa in demographics in the city's neighborhoods, especially those in center city.
With the departure of many working-class families from older center city neighborhoods, many homes were sold to landlords which converted them into inexpensive multi-family apartments which became government subsidized because of lax zoning Women who want sex in Henderson and permissive city codes.
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The subsidized housing attracted new migrants to the area from New York and Philadelphia, looking for a better life in the more affordable Allentown area, but started a poverty problem with many of these residents requiring social services which the city could not afford easily. This exacerbated the decline of the city at large.
With the population growing in the townships, more and more shopping centers along with other services were built outside of the city to accommodate the needs of their growing populations. Inthe Whitehall Mallthe first closed shopping Horny women in Ansley Park (Atlanta), GA north of Philadelphia was opened.
The stores in the downtown shopping district began to close and be replaced with stores whose customers were less affluent than the past. Large areas of the downtown were torn down for parking lots and the downtown business district was rebuilt in an attempt to compete local porn auburn maine the suburban shopping areas.
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However, the Hamilton Mall concept of covered sidewalks and reduced traffic was ultimately unsuccessful. Two of the city's major department stores, Leh's and Zollingers closed by The third, Hess's was sold to Thick ebony avaible now Bon-Ton inwhich subsequently closed in Combined with this, the manufacturing economy of the Northeastern United States began suffering from deindustrialization.
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That caused many of the factories and corporations headquartered in Allentown to close or. With the manufacturing base of the economy eroding, more and more high-paying industrial jobs were replaced with lower-paying Twink looking for bottom in the service sector.
In the s and s, Allentown's economy, like most of Pennsylvania's, has been based in the service industries with some manufacturing. There also has been ificant growth in the health care, transportation and warehousing industries.