Tag: Lackey and Hettel

  • South Camden Trust

    South Camden Trust

    The South Camden Trust Company was opened for business on April 2, 1921. Judge Ralph W.E. Donges was the first president, plumbing and heating contractor William J. Kelly was one of the charter directors. By the mid 1920s the bank was successful enough to the point where a new building was called for. Architect Joseph…

  • Leon E. Todd, Sr.

    Leon E. Todd, Sr.

    Leon Edgar Todd Sr. was born in Camden NJ on November 22, 1893. He operated his real estate agency for many years in Camden at 2623 Westfield Avenue, a building designed by the Camden architectural firm of Lackey & Hettel. Besides handling real estate transactions between buyers and sellers, Leon Todd developed several neighborhoods. One…

  • Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    Camden Courier-Post – January 16, 1928 ‘Five-and-Ten’ to Occupy Proposed Building at Twenty-Sixth St. F. W. Woolworth is invading East Camden with his “five and ten.” A 20 year lease was signed today, under the terms of which the merchant magnate will pay more than $150,000 rental for a store to be erected at the…