National Register of Historic Places listings in Union County, New Jersey

List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Union County, New Jersey

Location of Union County in New Jersey
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This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Union County, New Jersey. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in an online map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates".[1]


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted September 23, 2022.[2]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 All Souls Church December 11, 2009
(#09001078)
724 Park Ave.
40°36′51″N 74°24′58″W / 40.61425°N 74.416128°W / 40.61425; -74.416128 (All Souls Church)
Plainfield
2 Badgley House and Site September 27, 1976
(#76001190)
North of Mountainside off New Providence Rd., Watchung Reservation
40°40′59″N 74°22′37″W / 40.683056°N 74.376944°W / 40.683056; -74.376944 (Badgley House and Site)
Mountainside Destroyed by fire in 1984
3 Baltusrol Golf Club May 6, 2005
(#05000374)
201 Shunpike Road
40°42′18″N 74°19′41″W / 40.705°N 74.328056°W / 40.705; -74.328056 (Baltusrol Golf Club)
Springfield The courses designed 1918–26 brought architect A. W. Tillinghast to prominence as a course designer; club has been host to many men's and women's majors since then.
4 Belcher-Ogden Mansion-Price, Benjamin-Price-Brittan Houses District August 28, 1986
(#86001969)
Corner of E. Jersey and Catherine Sts.
40°39′48″N 74°12′32″W / 40.663333°N 74.208889°W / 40.663333; -74.208889 (Belcher-Ogden Mansion-Price, Benjamin-Price-Brittan Houses District)
Elizabeth
5 Belcher-Ogden House November 2, 1978
(#78001799)
1046 E. Jersey St.
40°39′47″N 74°12′34″W / 40.663056°N 74.209444°W / 40.663056; -74.209444 (Belcher-Ogden House)
Elizabeth
6 Boxwood Hall December 18, 1970
(#70000397)
1073 E. Jersey St.
40°39′49″N 74°12′37″W / 40.663611°N 74.210278°W / 40.663611; -74.210278 (Boxwood Hall)
Elizabeth
7 Burial Ground of the Presbyterian Church in the West Fields of Elizabethtown October 25, 2007
(#07001108)
W. side of Mountain Ave. N. of Drift Way opposite 140 Mountain Ave.
40°39′12″N 74°20′57″W / 40.653333°N 74.349167°W / 40.653333; -74.349167 (Burial Ground of the Presbyterian Church in the West Fields of Elizabethtown)
Westfield
8 Caldwell Parsonage August 12, 1982
(#82004785)
909 Caldwell Ave.
40°41′42″N 74°16′43″W / 40.695°N 74.278611°W / 40.695; -74.278611 (Caldwell Parsonage)
Union
9 Cedar Brook Park August 28, 2007
(#07000878)
Roughly bounded Stelle Ave., Arlington Ave., Park Ave., Rose St. and Laramie Rd., Kenyon Ave., Parkside Rd.
40°36′17″N 74°24′31″W / 40.604603°N 74.408647°W / 40.604603; -74.408647 (Cedar Brook Park)
Plainfield
10 Central Railroad of New Jersey July 17, 1980
(#80002521)
238 North Ave.
40°38′46″N 74°21′43″W / 40.646111°N 74.361944°W / 40.646111; -74.361944 (Central Railroad of New Jersey)
Fanwood
11 Crane-Phillips House August 14, 1997
(#97000842)
125 N. Union Ave.
40°39′27″N 74°17′26″W / 40.6575°N 74.290556°W / 40.6575; -74.290556 (Crane-Phillips House)
Cranford
12 Crescent Area Historic District December 12, 1980
(#80002523)
Roughly bounded by Park, Prospect, and Carnegie Aves., 7th and Richmond Sts.
40°36′59″N 74°24′49″W / 40.616389°N 74.413611°W / 40.616389; -74.413611 (Crescent Area Historic District)
Plainfield
13 John De Camp House December 4, 1973
(#73001136)
2101 Raritan Rd.
40°37′38″N 74°20′27″W / 40.627222°N 74.340833°W / 40.627222; -74.340833 (John De Camp House)
Scotch Plains
14 Nathaniel Drake House June 19, 1973
(#73001135)
602 W. Front St.
40°36′49″N 74°25′56″W / 40.613611°N 74.432222°W / 40.613611; -74.432222 (Nathaniel Drake House)
Plainfield
15 Droeschers Mill January 8, 1974
(#74001192)
347 Lincoln Ave. E.
40°39′01″N 74°18′06″W / 40.650278°N 74.301667°W / 40.650278; -74.301667 (Droeschers Mill)
Cranford
16 Elizabeth Station September 29, 1984
(#84002825)
Morris Ave., and Broad St.
40°40′01″N 74°13′01″W / 40.666944°N 74.216944°W / 40.666944; -74.216944 (Elizabeth Station)
Elizabeth part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations Thematic Resource (TR)
17 Evergreen Cemetery July 9, 1991
(#91000882)
1137 N. Broad St.
40°41′32″N 74°12′39″W / 40.692222°N 74.210833°W / 40.692222; -74.210833 (Evergreen Cemetery)
Hillside and Elizabeth
18 Fanwood Park Historic District May 27, 2004
(#04000516)
North Ave. and North Martine Ave.
40°38′39″N 74°23′21″W / 40.644167°N 74.389167°W / 40.644167; -74.389167 (Fanwood Park Historic District)
Fanwood
19 Feltville Historic District June 6, 1980
(#80002522)
South of New Providence
40°40′53″N 74°23′16″W / 40.681389°N 74.387778°W / 40.681389; -74.387778 (Feltville Historic District)
New Providence
20 Firehouse No. 4 March 11, 1993
(#93000133)
1015 South Ave.
40°37′42″N 74°24′14″W / 40.628333°N 74.403889°W / 40.628333; -74.403889 (Firehouse No. 4)
Plainfield
21 Elizabeth and Gershom Frazee House December 7, 2009
(#09000971)
1451 Raritan Road
40°37′00″N 74°22′02″W / 40.6167°N 74.3671°W / 40.6167; -74.3671 (Elizabeth and Gershom Frazee House)
Scotch Plains
22 First Congregation of the Presbyterian Church at Springfield May 7, 1990
(#90000668)
201 Morris Ave. and 11-41 Church Mall
40°42′41″N 74°18′39″W / 40.711389°N 74.310833°W / 40.711389; -74.310833 (First Congregation of the Presbyterian Church at Springfield)
Springfield
23 First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth May 6, 1977
(#77000914)
14-44 Broad St.
40°39′45″N 74°12′56″W / 40.6625°N 74.215556°W / 40.6625; -74.215556 (First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth)
Elizabeth
24 First Presbyterian Congregation of Connecticut Farms April 3, 1970
(#70000398)
Stuyvesant Ave. at Chestnut St.
40°41′36″N 74°16′26″W / 40.693333°N 74.273889°W / 40.693333; -74.273889 (First Presbyterian Congregation of Connecticut Farms)
Union
25 Charles N. Fowler House March 13, 1986
(#86000389)
518 Salem Ave.
40°40′35″N 74°12′53″W / 40.676389°N 74.214722°W / 40.676389; -74.214722 (Charles N. Fowler House)
Elizabeth
26 Grace Episcopal Church May 10, 2002
(#02000106)
600 Cleveland Ave.
40°37′05″N 74°25′02″W / 40.618056°N 74.417222°W / 40.618056; -74.417222 (Grace Episcopal Church)
Plainfield
27 Green Brook Park May 14, 2004
(#04000437)
All parkland from Clinton Ave. to west of West End Ave., and the junction of Lawrence and Parkview Ave., Fisk and Townsend Pls.
40°36′38″N 74°26′39″W / 40.610556°N 74.444167°W / 40.610556; -74.444167 (Green Brook Park)
Plainfield
28 Deacon Andrew Hetfield House July 27, 1989
(#89001004)
Constitution Plaza
40°40′19″N 74°21′29″W / 40.671944°N 74.358056°W / 40.671944; -74.358056 (Deacon Andrew Hetfield House)
Mountainside
29 Hillside Avenue Historic District June 1, 1982
(#82003307)
Hillside Ave. from Watchung Ave. to Martine Ave.
40°36′55″N 74°24′18″W / 40.615278°N 74.405°W / 40.615278; -74.405 (Hillside Avenue Historic District)
Plainfield
30 Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge October 25, 1995
(#95001185)
Junction of Oak Ridge Rd. and Feather Bed Ln., Clark and Edison Townships
40°36′28″N 74°20′56″W / 40.607778°N 74.348889°W / 40.607778; -74.348889 (Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge)
Clark
31 Hutchings Homestead September 16, 1977
(#77000915)
126 Morris Ave.
40°42′37″N 74°18′26″W / 40.710278°N 74.307222°W / 40.710278; -74.307222 (Hutchings Homestead)
Springfield
32 Littel-Lord Farmstead March 7, 1979
(#79001528)
23 and 31 Horseshoe Rd.
40°40′05″N 74°25′41″W / 40.668056°N 74.428056°W / 40.668056; -74.428056 (Littel-Lord Farmstead)
Berkeley Heights
33 William Livingston House November 28, 1972
(#72000807)
Morris and North Aves.
40°40′40″N 74°13′41″W / 40.677778°N 74.228056°W / 40.677778; -74.228056 (William Livingston House)
Union Liberty Hall, Kean University
34 Merchants' and Drovers' Tavern November 21, 1978
(#78001801)
1632 St. Georges Ave.
40°36′59″N 74°17′09″W / 40.616389°N 74.285833°W / 40.616389; -74.285833 (Merchants' and Drovers' Tavern)
Rahway
35 Mid-Town Historic District October 5, 1995
(#95001143)
Bounded by Broad, N. Broad, Dickinson, E. Grand, E. Jersey Sts., Commerce Place, Elizabeth Ave. and Martin L. King Plaza
40°39′56″N 74°12′52″W / 40.665556°N 74.214444°W / 40.665556; -74.214444 (Mid-Town Historic District)
Elizabeth image shows Elizabeth Public Library and Union County Courthouse
36 Miller-Cory House November 3, 1972
(#72000808)
614 Mountain Ave.
40°39′45″N 74°21′02″W / 40.6625°N 74.350556°W / 40.6625; -74.350556 (Miller-Cory House)
Westfield
37 Murray Hill Station June 22, 1984
(#84002826)
The Circle
40°41′41″N 74°24′13″W / 40.694722°N 74.403611°W / 40.694722; -74.403611 (Murray Hill Station)
Murray Hill part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
38 Netherwood Station June 22, 1984
(#84002830)
Between North and South Aves.
40°37′45″N 74°24′13″W / 40.629167°N 74.403611°W / 40.629167; -74.403611 (Netherwood Station)
Plainfield part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
39 Oswald J. Nitschke House January 17, 2008
(#07001406)
49 S. 21 St.
40°40′36″N 74°17′28″W / 40.676667°N 74.291111°W / 40.676667; -74.291111 (Oswald J. Nitschke House)
Kenilworth
40 North Avenue Commercial Historic District March 29, 1984
(#84002836)
Park, North, and Watchung Aves.
40°37′07″N 74°25′17″W / 40.618611°N 74.421389°W / 40.618611; -74.421389 (North Avenue Commercial Historic District)
Plainfield
41 Old Baptist Parsonage January 18, 1973
(#73001137)
547 Park Ave.
40°39′06″N 74°23′59″W / 40.651667°N 74.399722°W / 40.651667; -74.399722 (Old Baptist Parsonage)
Scotch Plains
42 Plainfield Central Fire Headquarters March 4, 1993
(#93000131)
315 Central Ave.
40°36′54″N 74°25′26″W / 40.615°N 74.423889°W / 40.615; -74.423889 (Plainfield Central Fire Headquarters)
Plainfield
43 Plainfield Civic District June 17, 1993
(#93000533)
Roughly, Watchung Ave. between E. Fifth and E. Seventh Sts.
40°37′03″N 74°25′03″W / 40.6175°N 74.4175°W / 40.6175; -74.4175 (Plainfield Civic District)
Plainfield
44 Plainfield Station June 22, 1984
(#84002837)
North Ave.
40°37′06″N 74°25′15″W / 40.618333°N 74.420833°W / 40.618333; -74.420833 (Plainfield Station)
Plainfield part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
45 Rahway Theatre August 13, 1986
(#86001509)
1601 Irving St.
40°36′37″N 74°16′39″W / 40.610278°N 74.2775°W / 40.610278; -74.2775 (Rahway Theatre)
Rahway
46 William Edgar Reeve House February 1, 2006
(#05001565)
314 Mountain Ave.
40°39′34″N 74°20′58″W / 40.659444°N 74.349444°W / 40.659444; -74.349444 (William Edgar Reeve House)
Westfield
47 Saint Mary's Catholic Church Complex April 11, 1985
(#85000785)
Liberty and W. 6th Sts.
40°36′39″N 74°25′26″W / 40.610833°N 74.423889°W / 40.610833; -74.423889 (Saint Mary's Catholic Church Complex)
Plainfield
48 Sayre Homestead August 24, 1979
(#79001529)
Sayre Homestead Lane
40°42′13″N 74°20′50″W / 40.703611°N 74.347222°W / 40.703611; -74.347222 (Sayre Homestead)
Springfield
49 Scotch Plains Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Cemetery June 14, 2013
(#13000386)
333-334 Park Ave.,
40°39′09″N 74°23′59″W / 40.652602°N 74.399717°W / 40.652602; -74.399717 (Scotch Plains Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Cemetery)
Scotch Plains
50 Scotch Plains School December 12, 1978
(#78001802)
Park Ave.
40°38′58″N 74°23′47″W / 40.649444°N 74.396389°W / 40.649444; -74.396389 (Scotch Plains School)
Scotch Plains Apparently demolished.
51 Seventeenth Century Clark House November 19, 1974
(#74001193)
593 Madison Hill Rd.
40°36′49″N 74°18′36″W / 40.613611°N 74.31°W / 40.613611; -74.31 (Seventeenth Century Clark House)
Clark
52 Shady Rest Golf and Country Club July 7, 2022
(#100007869)
820 Jerusalem Road
40°39′22″N 74°22′20″W / 40.6560°N 74.3721°W / 40.6560; -74.3721 (Shady Rest Golf and Country Club)
Scotch Plains
53 Nathaniel Smith House September 28, 1989
(#89001584)
105 Springfield Ave.
40°41′33″N 74°25′47″W / 40.6925°N 74.429722°W / 40.6925; -74.429722 (Nathaniel Smith House)
Berkeley Heights
54 St. John's Parsonage September 16, 1982
(#82003306)
633 Pearl St.
40°39′37″N 74°12′45″W / 40.660278°N 74.2125°W / 40.660278; -74.2125 (St. John's Parsonage)
Elizabeth
55 Stage House Inn April 15, 1982
(#82003308)
Park Ave. and Front St.
40°39′03″N 74°23′59″W / 40.650833°N 74.399722°W / 40.650833; -74.399722 (Stage House Inn)
Scotch Plains
56 Stoneleigh Park Historic District October 28, 1988
(#88002020)
Roughly bounded by Westfield Ave., Shackamaxon Dr., Rahway and Dorian Rd.
40°38′34″N 74°20′49″W / 40.642778°N 74.346944°W / 40.642778; -74.346944 (Stoneleigh Park Historic District)
Westfield
57 George A. Strong House August 28, 2012
(#12000570)
1030 Central Ave.
40°36′18″N 74°25′01″W / 40.604912°N 74.417054°W / 40.604912; -74.417054 (George A. Strong House)
Plainfield now the duCret School of Art
58 Summit Downtown Historic District June 30, 2011
(#10001116)
Roughly bounded by Springfield Ave, the Village Green, Summit Ave, and Waldron Ave.
40°43′04″N 74°21′27″W / 40.717778°N 74.3575°W / 40.717778; -74.3575 (Summit Downtown Historic District)
Summit Civic and commercial core of early railroad suburb
59 Summit Playhouse December 30, 2009
(#09001177)
10 New England Ave.
40°42′54″N 74°21′55″W / 40.7151°N 74.3653°W / 40.7151; -74.3653 (Summit Playhouse)
Summit
60 The Clearing April 9, 1993
(#93000233)
165 Hobart Ave.
40°43′36″N 74°20′53″W / 40.726667°N 74.348056°W / 40.726667; -74.348056 (The Clearing)
Summit Now known as Reeves-Reed Arboretum
61 James Townley House May 14, 1979
(#79001530)
Morris Ave. and Green Lane
40°40′54″N 74°14′07″W / 40.681667°N 74.235278°W / 40.681667; -74.235278 (James Townley House)
Union On the campus of Kean University
62 Twin Maples August 29, 1997
(#97000977)
8 Edgewood Rd.
40°43′02″N 74°21′00″W / 40.717222°N 74.35°W / 40.717222; -74.35 (Twin Maples)
Summit
63 Union County Park Commission Administration Buildings November 25, 1985
(#85002976)
Acme and Canton Sts.
40°39′31″N 74°14′17″W / 40.658611°N 74.238056°W / 40.658611; -74.238056 (Union County Park Commission Administration Buildings)
Elizabeth
64 Van Wyck Brooks Historic District December 10, 1985
(#85003337)
Roughly bounded by Plainfield Ave., W. Eighth St., Park Ave., W. Ninth St. and Madison Ave., and Randolph Rd.
40°36′35″N 74°25′06″W / 40.609722°N 74.418333°W / 40.609722; -74.418333 (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District)
Plainfield
65 Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church August 28, 2007
(#07000877)
138-142 Broad St.
40°42′49″N 74°20′38″W / 40.713611°N 74.343889°W / 40.713611; -74.343889 (Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church)
Summit
66 Waring T. Orville House May 14, 1979
(#79003252)
900 Park Ave.
40°36′46″N 74°24′53″W / 40.612778°N 74.414722°W / 40.612778; -74.414722 (Waring T. Orville House)
Plainfield
67 Westfield Fire Headquarters December 8, 1980
(#80002524)
405 North Ave., W.
40°39′00″N 74°20′56″W / 40.65°N 74.348889°W / 40.65; -74.348889 (Westfield Fire Headquarters)
Westfield
68 Woodruff House December 11, 1978
(#78001800)
111-113 Conant St.
40°41′14″N 74°13′12″W / 40.687222°N 74.22°W / 40.687222; -74.22 (Woodruff House)
Hillside
69 Young Women's Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield March 12, 1998
(#98000232)
232 W. Front St.
40°37′15″N 74°25′16″W / 40.620833°N 74.421111°W / 40.620833; -74.421111 (Young Women's Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield)
Plainfield

Former listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Description
1 Whyman House April 10, 1986
(#86000705)
2020 705 Newark Ave.
40°40′49″N 74°12′29″W / 40.680278°N 74.208056°W / 40.680278; -74.208056 (Whyman House)
Elizabeth 2020 demolition.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved September 23, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ Kofsky, Jared (7 June 2021). "80-Unit Development Planned Where Historic House Once Stood in Elizabeth". Jersey Digs. Retrieved 3 April 2022.