Van Vorst Park Historic District

Roughly bounded by Railroad Ave., Henderson, Grand, Bright, and Monmouth Sts., Jersey City, 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 March 5, 1980
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian; Other architectural type; late Victorian vernacular
Areas of significance
Industry; Landscape Architecture; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Park; Specialty store
Current functions
Single dwelling; Park; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 590
Contributing structures: 1


Brick (42,462)
District (10,443)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Hudson County, New Jersey (58)
Jersey City, New Jersey (22)
Limestone (8,192)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
New Jersey (1,719)
Sandstone (4,861)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,697)