Mid-Town Historic District (Elizabeth, New Jersey) facts for kids
Mid-Town Historic District
|NRHP reference No.||95001143|
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|Added to NRHP||October 5, 1995|
Mid-Town Historic District is state and federal historic district in the central business district of Elizabeth, in Union County, New Jersey. It encompasses 2-210 and 1-233 Broad St.; 251-339 North Broad Street; 1190-1214 and 1201-1217 East Grand St.; 1125-1169 and 1140-1170 East Jersey Street, and parts of Dickinson Street, Commerce Place, Elizabeth Avenue, and Martin Luther King Plaza. Contributing properties include the Elizabeth Public Library, the Ritz Theatre and the individually listed First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth.
Elizabeth is the fourth largest city by population in New Jersey and the seat of Union County. Located 5 miles south of Newark, Elizabeth has never developed a sizeable skyline, though mid-rises built before and during the Great Depression characterize the Mid-Town Historic District in the core of the city's central business district.
|1||Union County Courthouse||2 Broad Street||72.54 m (238.0 ft)||17||1931||Neo classical|
|2||Ralph Oriscello Correctional Facility||15 Elizabethtown Plaza||53.04 m (174.0 ft)||14|
|3||Hersch Tower||125-129 Broad Street||42.67 m (140.0 ft)||14||1931||Art Deco|
|4||St. John's Episcopal Church||Broad Street||38 m (125 ft)||n/a||1860|
|5||Winfield Scott Tower||321-325 North Broad Street||35.66 m (117.0 ft)||11||1928||Spanish Colonial Revival|
|6||Albender Building||1143-1145 East Jersey Street||33.53 m (110.0 ft)||11||1928||Neo classical|
|7||Amber Court||1153-1155 East Jersey Street||34.09 m (111.8 ft)||9||1928||Formerly Elizabeth Cateret Hotel
|8||Union County Jail||13-17 Elizabethtown Plaza||34.09 m (111.8 ft)||9||1931|
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