11th Street

Looking East on South 11th Street, towards the Armory-Public Works building on Wright Avenue. John Yates photo, circa 1955.

Eleventh Street originally extended northward from Market to Pearl Street. However, over time, North 11th Street gradually disappeared, with sections being removed one by one. Now, only a small part remains, stretching between Penn and Linden Streets, where only a few homes remain, as of March of 2023.

Conversely, South 11th Street is more a product of urban planning rather than natural development. This street begins at Federal Street and bends eastward and then northward, crossing over the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, and eventually reconnects with Federal Street near the Cooper River. Historically, it passed beneath railroad tracks leading to the front of the National Guard Armory, which later became the Camden Public Works building. Interestingly, there are no known addresses, on South 11th Street.


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