Thomas A. Edison Memorial Tower

Christie St., Edison, New Jersey

Photos 

The Edison Memorial Tower

Ironically, it is nearly impossible to get a good photo of the Edison memorial without electrical wires blocking the view. The name of the town was changed to "Edison" in 1954 to honor the prolific inventor.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 30, 1979
Reference number
79001505
NR name
Edison, Thomas A., Memorial Tower
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic functions
Museum; Monument/marker; Park
Current functions
Museum; Park; Monument/marker
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1937
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2010: New photos from J.R. Manning

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