Category: Streets

  • Cooper Street

    Cooper Street

    Cooper Street, named after the prominent Cooper family, holds a significant place in Camden’s history as one of its oldest streets.

  • 3805 Myrtle Avenue

    Harry LaRusso was the owner of Italian Specialty Shop, 2307 Federal Street. He was a Republican committeeman for a number of years and he and his wife lived above the store. He also owned a house at 3805 Myrtle Avenue in the 1970s until he sold it in 1983.

  • Myrtle Avenue

    MYRTLE AVENUE is in East Camden and is actually a continuation of Fremont Avenue, beginning at South 38th Street and continuing east to the city limits at Crescent Boulevard, then carries on into Merchantville, where it ends on Maple Avenue, itself an extension of Camden’s Federal Street. Originally part of Stockton Township, which split into…

  • 38th Street

    THIRTY-EIGHTH STREET runs south from Jersey Avenue to Camden Avenue in East Camden, crossing Westfield Avenue and High Street., then picks up again for one block between Federal Street and Fremont Street.

  • Liney Ditch

    Liney Ditch

    Liney Ditch takes its name from Line Ditch, aka Little Newton Creek, a stream located in South Camden. This stream originated out near 10th Street at one time. It flowed under Broadway between Jackson and Lansdowne Street.

  • 6th Street

    SIXTH STREET runs with few interruptions from the Delaware River to Morgan Street, virtually the length of the city, from North Camden south almost all the way to Gloucester City.

  • Admiral Wilson Boulevard

    Admiral Wilson Boulevard

    Admiral Wilson Boulevard, colloquially known as US Route 30, holds a rich history and a complex reputation in South Jersey.

  • Crescent Boulevard

    CRESCENT BOULEVARD is the street name assigned to US Route 130, which passes through Camden at four points, one in East Camden, one just south of the Cooper River, the third from south of the railroad tracks to a point opposite Grant Avenue in Haddon Township, and the fourth from Mount Ephraim Avenue to Newton…

  • Judson Place

    JUDSON PLACE ran for a half of a block, north from 437 Stevens Street between West Street and South 5th Street in South Camden. There were two homes on Judson Place, both were occupied as late as 1947 but have long since been razed.

  • 441 Judson Place

    Known residents and photos of 441 Judson Place, Camden, NJ

  • 439 Judson Place

    Known residents and photos of 439 Judson Place, Camden, NJ

  • Line Street

    Line Street

    LINE STREET was named because it followed the finally settled line of division between the Cooper and Kaighn properties. It was originally laid out as a twenty foot alley, but in 1848 was made a street fifty foot wide. In 1848, when the city charter was amended by the State legislature, Line Street became the…