Tag: Roosevelt Plaza Park

  • Frank J. Hartmann, Jr.

    Frank J. Hartmann, Jr.

    Frank J. Hartmann Jr. was born into the Hartmann family on November 3, 1898, in Camden, New Jersey, to parents Frank J. Hartmann Sr. and Anna. The family’s roots in the city extended to the early 20th century when they initially settled in Cramer Hill on Cleveland Avenue near Griffee Avenue. Before the turn of…

  • Herman Z. Cutler

    Herman Z. Cutler

    HERMAN Z. CUTLER is best remembered in Camden for the company he founded, Cutler Metal Products Company, which operated at 1021-1025 Line Street into the 1980s. Herman Cutler was born January 6, 1888 in the town of Ilintsy, in what is now the Ukraine. This town had a relatively large Jewish population at that time,…

  • Camden Auto Radiator

    Camden Auto Radiator

    505-509 Arch Street, Camden, NJ Camden Auto Radiator was located at 505-509 Arch Street. Owned by Herman Z. Cutler, it was one of several auto repair establishments that operated on and just off of Arch Street in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Other shops included George’s Auto Service and the Cooperson Brothers auto body shop. The…

  • The Parkade Building

    The Parkade Building

    5th Street, between Federal and Market Streets, opposite City Hall The Parkade Building was built in the mid-1950s on the site of the Roosevelt Plaza Park. The project was Camden Mayor George E. Brunner’s attempt to keep the Broadway and downtown business district viable by alleviating the parking situation. At the building’s 1955 dedication, Mayor…

  • E. George Aaron, Ex-Camden Aide, Attorney, Is Dead

    E. George Aaron, Ex-Camden Aide, Attorney, Is Dead

    Camden Courier-Post – May 13, 1960 Public Safety Director for Nine Years E. George Aaron, former public safety director and an attorney active in Camden’s public, civic and philanthropic affairs more than 30 years, is dead. Mr. Aaron died shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday in the Cherry Hill Apartments, Delaware Township, where he had lived…

  • Hartmann Urges Dime Round Trip to Phila. on Span Line

    Camden Courier-Post – February 5, 1938 Commissioner Favors Modern Bus Terminal Along With Cut In Fare A 10 cent round trip high-speed line fare between Camden and Eighth and Market streets, Philadelphia, and the establishment of a modern bus terminal in Roosevelt Plaza is favored by Commissioner Frank J. Hartmann. Hartmann said the low fare…