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Bloomfield Green Historic District
(added 1978 - Essex County - #78001757)
Bounded by Belleville Ave., Montgomery, Spruce, State, Liberty, and Franklin Sts. , Bloomfield
(1000 acres, 181 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Capen,John F.
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Education, Community Planning And Development, Military, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Branch Brook Park
(added 1981 - Essex County - #81000392)
Also known as See Also:Sydenham House;Cathedral of the Sacred Heart;Essex
Roughly bounded by Belleville Park, Washington and Clifton Aves., 6th and Orange Sts. , Newark and Belleville
(3597 acres, 10 buildings, 11 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Olmsted Bros, Bogart & Barrett
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park, Sport Facility
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park, Sport Facility

Central Avenue Commercial Historic District
(added 1983 - Essex County - #83001600)
Also known as Central Avenue Shopping Area
560-654 Central Ave. , East Orange
(72 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, Warren-Warren
Architectural Style: Other, Tudor Revival, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Edison National Historic Site
(added 1966 - Essex County - #66000052)
Also known as The Laboratory;Glenmont
Main St. between Alden and Lakeside Sts. , West Orange
(214 acres, 19 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Edison,Thomas Alva
Significant Year: 1887, 1931
Area of Significance: Science, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Research Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Enclosure Historic District
(added 1974 - Essex County - #74001160)
Enclosure and Calico Lane , Nutley
(80 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Von Strom,Barron
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Art, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Erwin Park Historic District
(added 1986 - Essex County - #86002969)
Roughly bounded by Central Ave., Valley Rd., Holland Ter., Midland Ave., and Brunswick Rd. , Montclair
(0 acres, 49 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Nelson,Francis,et al., Van Antwerp,Dudley
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

First Residential District
(added 1986 - Essex County - #86002963)
Also known as See Also:Crane, Israel, House
Bounded by Mountain and Hillside Aves., Plymouth and Union Sts., Prospect Ter., Hawthorne Pl., Harrison and Gates Aves. , Montclair
(0 acres, 214 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: De Cunha,George,et al., Norris,A.F.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Forest Hill Historic District
(added 1990 - Essex County - #90001193)
Roughly bounded by Verona Ave., Mt. Prospect Ave., 2nd Ave., and Branch Brook Park , Newark
(2560 acres, 948 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Multiple
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Four Corners Historic District
(added 2000 - Essex County - #00001061)
Roughly bounded by Raymond Blvd., Mulberry St., Hill St. and Washington St. , Newark
(850 acres, 152 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gilbert, Cass, et.al
Architectural Style: Italianate, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Theater

Glen Ridge Historic District
(added 1982 - Essex County - #82004784)
Also known as See Also:Glen Ridge Historic District (Boundary Increase)
Roughly bounded by Bay St., Essex and Midland Aves., Adams Pl., Spencer Rd., and Franklin Pl. , Glen Ridge
(5300 acres, 1147 buildings, 9 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Forest, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Forest, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Road-Related, Single Dwelling

Glen Ridge Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1988 - Essex County - #88002155)
Also known as See Also:Glen Ridge Historic District
N side roughly along Ridgewood and Forest Ave. from Bay to Gray St., S side along Hawthorne, Carteret, and Midland Ave. , Glen Ridge
(1690 acres, 510 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

James Street Commons Historic District
(added 1978 - Essex County - #78001758)
Also known as See Also:Ballantine Mansion;St Patrick's Pro Cathedral;James
Roughly bounded by Halsey, Warren, Boyden, Bleeker, Orange, and Broad Sts. , Newark
(646 acres, 337 buildings, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rankin & Kewllogg, O'Rourke,Jeremiah
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Art Deco, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Art, Education, Industry, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic

Lincoln Park Historic District
(added 1984 - Essex County - #84002646)
Also known as See Also:La Prima Inglesia Hispanica Reformada
Lincoln Park, Clinton Ave., and Spruce and Broad Sts. , Newark
(230 acres, 41 buildings, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Italianate, Other
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Llewellyn Park Historic District
(added 1986 - Essex County - #86000423)
Also known as See Also:Edison National Historic Site
Roughly bounded by Eagle Rock Ave., Main St., Pleasant Ave., and NJ 280 , West Orange
(4218 acres, 112 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Haskell,Llewellyn
Significant Year: 1850, 1865, 1913
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park, Single Dwelling

Marlboro Park Historic District
(added 1988 - Essex County - #86002967)
Roughly along Fairfield St., Waterbury Rd., Montclair Ave., and Watchung Ave. between N. Fullerton and Grove Sts. , Montclair
(330 acres, 65 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Van Antwerp,Dudley
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Military Park Commons Historic District
(added 2004 - Essex County - #04000649)
Roughly bounded by Washington Pl., McCarter Hwy, E. Park St. and Raymond Blvd. , Newark
(9 acres, 37 buildings, 9 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ely, Wilson and John, Guilbert and Betelle
Architectural Style: Italianate, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, School, Specialty Store

Miller Street Historic District
(added 1988 - Essex County - #86002971)
Miller and Fulton Sts. between Elmwood Ave., Elm, and New Sts. , Montclair
(40 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Montrose Park Historic District
(added 1997 - Essex County - #97000978)
Roughly bounded by S. Orange, Sanford, and Heywood Aves., and Holland Rd. , South Orange
(4060 acres, 900 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Shingle Style, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Morris Canal
(added 1974 - Essex County - #74002228)
Irregular line beginning at Phillipsburg and ending at Jersey City , Not Applicable
(0 acres, 8 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morris,Ephraim, Beach,Ephraim
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Mount Pleasant Cemetery
(added 1988 - Essex County - #87000836)
375 Broadway , Newark
(360 acres, 18 structures, 25 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Baldwin,Horace E.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Gothic
Area of Significance: Art, Landscape Architecture, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Mountain District
(added 1988 - Essex County - #86002970)
Roughly bounded by Highland, Bradford, Upper Mountain, and Claremont Aves. , Montclair
(1830 acres, 144 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Wallis,Frank E.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

North Broad Street Historic District
(added 1996 - Essex County - #96000813)
136--148 Broad St. , Newark
(4 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brown, George, & Company
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Work In Progress

Pine Street Historic District
(added 2000 - Essex County - #00000175)
Roughly bounded by Glenridge Ave., the NJ TRANSIT Boonton Line, Pine and Baldwin Sts. , Montclair
(266 acres, 107 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: DePace, Anthony, Holmes, Anthony
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Historic Person: Lucey, Minnie A.
Significant Year: 1912, 1929, 1937
Area of Significance: Architecture, European, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Church School, Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Church School, Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Short Hills Park Historic District
(added 1980 - Essex County - #80002482)
Off NJ 24 , Millburn
(10000 acres, 125 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Scott,M.H. Baillie, Albro & Lindeberg
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Shingle Style, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Weequahic Park Historic District
(added 2003 - Essex County - #03000013)
Roughly bounded by Meeker Ave., Dayton St., the Union County border and Maple Ave. , Newark
(4360 acres, 942 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Olmstead Brothers
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store




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