South Camden Historic District

Roughly bounded by Jackson St., S. Fourth St., Chelton Ave. and Railroad Ave., Camden, 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 September 28, 1990
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Victorian: Gothic; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Industry; Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Religious structure; Multiple dwelling; School; Manufacturing facility; Specialty store
Current functions
Religious structure; School; Specialty store; Manufacturing facility; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1851; 1875
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 802
Contributing objects: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 18


19th Century (37,742)
Aluminum (1,258)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1851 (246)
Built during 1850s (4,690)
Camden County, New Jersey (96)
Camden, New Jersey (37)
Classical Revival (4,564)
District (10,498)
Gothic (1,440)
Howland Croft (1)
Italianate (5,112)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
New Jersey (1,722)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)