Category: Streets

  • James Court

    James Court, a brief thoroughfare extending east from 114 Point Street between Pearl and Birch Street, featured merely six houses, all situated on the north side of the street. Documented in the 1863-1864 City Directory, James Court continued to be referenced until the 1919 Camden City Directory. However, by 1920, any mention of the street…

  • Clare Street

    Clare Street

    Clare Street, a one-block thoroughfare in South Camden, New Jersey, runs south from 338 Pine Street to 335 Division Street. It holds a distinct place in the city’s history, reflecting both its urban development and changes in community identity over time. Originally named Pine Avenue, this street underwent a name change to Clare Street between…

  • Clay Street

    Clay Street in Camden, New Jersey, holds a significant place in the city’s history, particularly related to its industrial and residential development in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The absence of Clay Street in both the 1891 Sanborn Map and the 1887-1891 City Directories indicates its establishment occurred later than these dates. The…

  • Sycamore Street

    Sycamore Street

    Sycamore Street in Camden, New Jersey, is a notable example of the city’s “tree” streets, a naming convention common in many American cities. Originally running east from Front Street to Haddon Avenue, Sycamore Street has played an important role in Camden’s cultural and community history. At various times, the intersections along Sycamore Street, particularly at…

  • Penn Street

    Penn Street

    Penn Street in Camden, New Jersey, has a history that reflects the city’s urban development and changes over time. Not appearing in the 1863 Camden City Directory, it is first listed in the 1867 edition, indicating its establishment or recognition within the city’s infrastructure during this period. Running east from the Delaware River to North…

  • Hallowell Lane

    Hallowell Lane

    Hallowell Lane, a street in Camden, stretches south from Sheridan Street to Ferry Avenue. Despite being the site of several notable landmarks, no buildings or businesses on this lane have ever used a Hallowell Lane address. Prominent sites on this street include the old Camden Municipal Hospital for Infectious Disease, New Camden Cemetery, and the…

  • Albert Court

    Albert Court, also referred to as Albert Place, was a street located in Camden, running westward from Haddon Avenue below Sycamore Street. Notably, it had no listings in either the 1924 or 1947 Camden City Directories. Location is approximate

  • 24th Street

    24th Street

    Twenty-Fourth Street, initially designated as Union Street, starts in the former Pavonia section, now part of Cramer Hill, and terminates at Marlton Avenue in East Camden. Its existence and layout were already established by the time the 1887-1888 Camden City Directory was issued. The street begins at Harrison Avenue and proceeds south, crossing River Avenue,…

  • 23rd Street

    Twenty-Third Street originates in the area initially known as the Pavonia section, now part of Cramer Hill, and concludes at Federal Street in East Camden. Its establishment predates the publication of the 1887-1888 Camden City Directory, indicating its existence by that time. Starting originally at Harrison Avenue, the street extends southward, crosses River Road, passes…

  • 22nd Street

    Twenty-Second Street starts in the area formerly known as the Pavonia section, now part of Cramer Hill, and extends to Federal Street in East Camden. Its existence was noted in the 1887-1888 Camden City Directory, indicating it was established by then. The street commences at Harrison Avenue, proceeds southward, crosses River Road, passes through the…

  • 21st Street

    21st Street

    Twenty-Second Street, initially part of the Pavonia section and now within Cramer Hill, extends to East Camden, concluding at Federal Street. Its layout was established by the time the 1887-1888 Camden City Directory was issued. The street originates at Harrison Avenue, heading southward. It crosses River Road, traverses the Pavonia railroad switching yard, and continues…

  • 20th Street

    Twentieth Street, originally part of the Pavonia area, now falls within Cramer Hill and ends at Federal Street in East Camden. Established by 1887-1888 as per the Camden City Directory, it starts at Harrison Avenue, proceeding south through River Road to the Pavonia railroad switching yard. It extends from Howell Street to Federal Street, continuing…