(Updated Aug. 2023) — Grant funding from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) enabled the exterior improvements to the facade of the buildings along Bushkill Drive at the former Rinek Cordage Company and Rope Works property. A full facade upgrade including new roofing, new windows and doors, exterior masonry repointing and repairs has been completed, preserving the buildings with a watertight exterior to for future use.

In addition to the buildings on the property, a separate project to repair and paint the
existing water tower in the corner of the property was completed in January 2023.