Clark Thread Company Historic District

Also known as: East Newark Industrial Center, First Republic Industrial Cent
900 Passaic Ave., East Newark, New Jersey

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Description 

With over 35 buildings on approximately 13 acres of land, this district incorporates most of the extant factory buildings of the Clark Thread Company, the world's foremost maker of cotton thread in the late 19th to early 20th century. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, June 2, 1978

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 2, 1978
Reference number
78001764
Area of significance
Industry
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Manufacturing facility
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1875; 1935
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 33
Contributing structures: 2