High Street

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1841 - 648 West Broad Street to Bloomfield Avenue

1871 - 50 Bloomfield Avenue SW to Clinton Avenue

1915 - from 54 Bloomfield Avenue SW to 155 Clinton Avenue

Southern end formerly Bellevue Place

Renamed Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd

In 1869 the numbers on High Street were changed, comparison at bottom of page.

 

 

Wards

Street # 1850 1860 1870 1880 1895 1905 1915
High Street 1-258 South            
High Street 259-410 West            
High Street 411-700 North            
High Street 1-257 odd   3          
High Street 2-350 even   6          
High Street 259-409 odd   2          
High Street 352-586 even   7          
High Street 411-585 odd   1          
High Street 587-701   8          
High Street 1-136     8        
High Street 137-437 odd     7        
High Street 138-342 even     1        
High Street 439-499 odd     6        
High Street 344-534 even     2        
High Street 501-807 odd     13        
High Street 536-800 even     3        
High Street 1-136       8      
High Street 137-309       15      
High Street 138-342 even       1      
High Street 344-534 even       2      
High Street 311-437 odd       7      
High Street 439-497 odd       6      
High Street 499-807 odd       13      
High Street 536-800 even       3      
High Street 1-209 odd         15 15  
High Street 2-342 even         1 1  
High Street 211-497 odd         7 7  
High Street 344-800 even         2 2  
High Street 499-787 odd         3 3  
High Street 789-807 odd         9 9  
High Street 1-181 odd             1
High Street 2-158 even             1
High Street 160-688 even             2
High Street 183-343 odd             15
High Street 345-501 odd             7
High Street 503-801 odd             3
High Street 690-802 even             9

Enumerations Districts

Year # Enumeration District
1880   19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31, 39, 40, 47, 48, 50, 75, 83, 86, 87
1900   4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24, 30
     
     

The Neighborhood

Number Building From To
197, 203, 209 Seventh Presbyterian (High) Church 1852 1869
261 St. Mary's RC Church December 20, 1857 1869
331 St. Paul's Episcopal Church 1854 1869
336 St. Philip's Episcopal Church <1870>  
429 St. Philip's Episcopal Church 1855 1869
456 St. Paul's Episcopal Church <1870>  
456, 466 St. Paul's Episcopal Church Unknown  
487 B'Nai Abraham <1901>  
526, 532 St. Mary's RC Church 1870 Present
586, 592 Seventh Presbyterian (High) <1870>  
588 St. James A. M. E. Church Unknown Present
672 Congregation Oheb Scholem <1911>  
783 Congregation B'Nai Jeshurun December, 1915 Unknown
783 Hopewell Baptist Church Unknown Present

1869 Number Changes

Before 1869   After 1869
Left Right Intersecting Street/Building Left Right
    Bloomfield Avenue 2 1
625 626 Crane Street 80 79
604 603 Seventh Avenue 106 105
    Mill Brook    
  587 Clay Street 120  
586 585 Eighth Avenue 136 135
566   Plume Street    
554 555 State Street 158 151
    Nassau Street   169
540 539 M & E RR Avenue 184 181
  533 Orange Place 198  
532   Orange Park    
528 527 Orange Street 208 209
496 493 James Street 256 257
458 457 Nesbitt Street 306 307
438 437 Bleecker Street 326 321
412 413 New Street 342 343
394   Hedge's Alley   371
384 383 Warren Street 382 383
    Inclined Plane 410 411
354 353 Academy Street 420 419
340 345 Bank Street 438 437
336   St. Philip's Episcopal Church   429
  331 St. Paul's Episcopal Church 456  
    Breintanall Place   459
320 315 Market Street 464  
    Thirteenth Avenue   479
    B'Nai Abraham    
    Springfield Avenue 498 499
  261 St. Mary's RC Church 526  
  293 Parker Street    
260 259 William Street 534 533
  237 Mercer Street   559
  197 Seventh Presbyterian (High) Church 586  
178 179 Court Street 594 595
172   Scriber's Lane   609
    Morton Street   615
168   Marshall Street    
152 153 Baldwin Street 634 635
144 137 West Kinney Street 648 651
104   Montgomery Street   679
  101 Crawford Street 688  
  83 Longworth Street 708  
68 69 Spruce Street 728 727
14   Waverly Place   787
2 1 Clinton Avenue 800 807