Market Street Historic District

Irregular pattern on both sides of Market St. from Broadway to Fenwick Creek, Salem, 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 April 10, 1975
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival; Georgian; Federal
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Art; Military; Transportation; Politics/Government; Architecture; Religion; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Courthouse; Single dwelling; Specialty store; Government office; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Government office; Courthouse
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1700-1749; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
1735; 1884
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 43


18th Century (4,659)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1735 (41)
Built during 1730s (320)
District (10,578)
Federal (4,600)
Georgian (1,435)
Marble (1,154)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
New Jersey (1,723)
Salem County, New Jersey (34)
Salem, New Jersey (9)