Military Park Commons Historic District

Roughly bounded by Washington Pl., McCarter Hwy, E. Park St. and Raymond Blvd., Newark, New Jersey

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 2004
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Renaissance; Victorian: Italianate; et al.
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Park; Business; Department store; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Religious structure
Current functions
Park; Business; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling; School; Religious structure
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 37
Contributing sites: 2
Contributing objects: 9
Non-contributing buildings: 14


20th Century (29,076)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1916 (786)
Built during 1910s (8,801)
District (10,438)
Essex County, New Jersey (163)
Granite (5,090)
Guilbert and Betelle (3)
Italianate (5,108)
Limestone (8,192)
New Jersey (1,719)
Newark, New Jersey (72)
Renaissance (1,332)
Stone (26,160)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,697)
Wilson and John Ely (1)