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NEW JERSEY - Union County - Historic Districts

Baltusrol Golf Club
(added 2005 - Union County - #05000374)
201 Shunpike rd. , Springfield
(4740 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tillinghast, A.W., Kirk, Chester H.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Sport Facility

Cedar Brook Park
(added 2007 - Union County - #07000878)
Roughly bounded Steel Ave., Arlington Ave., Park Ave., Rose St. and Laramie Rd., Kenyon Ave., Parkside Rd. , Plainfield
(780 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Olmstead, John Charles
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Crescent Area Historic District
(added 1980 - Union County - #80002523)
Roughly bounded by Park, Prospect, and Carnegie Aves., 7th and Richmond Sts. , Plainfield
(470 acres, 111 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Male,Job
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
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

Fanwood Park Historic District
(added 2004 - Union County - #04000516)
North Ave. and North Martine Ave. , Borough of Fanwood
(520 acres, 57 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Early Republic
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Feltville Historic District
(added 1980 - Union County - #80002522)
Also known as Deserted Village;Glenside Park
S of New Providence , New Providence
(1300 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Agriculture, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: School, Single Dwelling

Green Brook Park
(added 2004 - Union County - #04000437)
All parkland from Clinton Ave. to W of West End Ave., and Jct of Lawrence and Parkview Ave., Fisk and Townsend Pls. , Plainfield
(1000 acres)
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Hillside Avenue Historic District
(added 1982 - Union County - #82003307)
Hillside Ave. from Watchung Ave. to Martine Ave. , Plainfield
(270 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Milne,Alexander
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Shingle Style, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Mid-Town Historic District
(added 1995 - Union County - #95001143)
Also known as See Also:New Jersey Central Railroad Station;First Presbyter
Bounded by Broad, N. Broad, Dickinson, E. Grand, E. Jersey Sts., Commerce Place, Elizabeth Ave. and Martin L. King Plaza, Elizabeth
(550 acres, 115 buildings, 3 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Art, Transportation, Religion, Commerce, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Federal , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Religious Structure, Specialty Store

North Avenue Commercial District
(added 1984 - Union County - #84002836)
Park, North, and Watchung Aves. , Plainfield
(90 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution

North Avenue Commercial Historic District
(added 1984 - Union County - #84002776)
Park, North, and Watchung Aves. , Plainfield
(90 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Plainfield Civic District
(added 1993 - Union County - #93000533)
Roughly, Watchung Ave. between E. Fifth and E. Seventh Sts. , Plainfield
(20 acres, 4 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Sport Facility
Current Function: Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Sport Facility

Singer Factory District
(added 1988 - Union County - #88002065)
Also known as Singer Factory
Trumbull St. , Elizabeth
(400 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry, Invention
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Stoneleigh Park Historic District
(added 1988 - Union County - #88002020)
Roughly bounded by Westfield Ave., Shackamaxon Dr., Rahway and Dorian Rd. , Westfield
(200 acres, 48 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tremaine,C.M., Tremaine,H.B.
Architectural Style: Other, Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Van Wyck Brooks Historic District
(added 1985 - Union County - #85003337)
Also known as See Also:Waring,Orville Taylor,House
Roughly bounded by Plainfield Ave., W. Eighth St., Park Ave., W. Ninth St. and Madison Ave., and Randolph Rd. , Plainfield
(990 acres, 109 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling




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