A breakthrough culinary project in Allentown  

The Downtown Allentown Market is located along the lively ArtsWalk. The Market features 9 bays for local and regional food vendors, ample indoor seating and flexible space for events, programming and pop-up shops. Regional muralists bring unique local flavor to the walls, and large-scale windows connect seamlessly to outdoor
seating along the ArtsWalk. 


Meet the innovative designers behind it all 

Groundswell Design Group, headquartered in Philadelphia and Detroit, has a robust portfolio of projects from large public parks, land art installations, restaurants and distilleries, to intimate cafés and pop-up activations – all rooted in a community-first approach. The team focuses on weaving a sense of place within each design concept, drawing inspiration from the site, neighborhood and community. Among its most recognized projects are The Bourse food hall in Philadelphia, Cross Street Market and High Street Place projects.  


Developers, Placemakers and Food Hall managers 

CANAdev specializes in marketplace and food hall projects that involve many tenant relations. They currently own, develop, and run operations in several restaurants and food halls.


• The Bourse Philly, Philadelphia, PA - 25,000 SF food hall, opened November 2018. www.theboursephilly.com

• Cross Street Market, Baltimore, MD - 30,000 SF public market, 20 vendor spaces in a revitalized public marketplace, the design harkens back to the classic 1950’s look. www.crossstmarket.com

• Mt. Vernon Marketplace, Baltimore, MD, (developed / manage / lease) - 15,000 SF food hall, offers artisanal foods with over 14 purveyors. www.mtvernonmarketplace.com

• High Street Place, Boston, MA - 18,000 SF food hall, an authentic market of food, culture and home goods. www.highstreetplace.com

• St. John’s Market, New York (TriBeCa), NY - 14,000 SF food hall. www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170907/REAL_ESTATE/170909921/developers-atlas-and-westbrook-sell-st-john-s-terminal-building-after-navigating-city-council


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City Center Allentown is a major mixed-use development that is helping transform downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania, into one of America’s most vibrant urban communities and a regional center of excellence for business, culture and metropolitan living. With Allentown’s new arena, PPL Center, at its core, City Center includes more than 1.5 million square feet among four Class A office towers, the Renaissance Allentown Hotel, STRATA Flats and 520 Lofts, upscale retail and restaurant space and a coworking space called Velocity. City Center’s total investment in downtown Allentown is $455 million, with another $235 million under development and $300 million in the planning stages. In 2017, the Downtown Allentown Revitalization District was honored with a Global Award of Excellence by the Urban Land Institute (ULI).