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Central Ward in Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Griffith Piano Company

June 1, 1928

 
 
Griffith Piano Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., March 15, 2008
1. Griffith Piano Company Marker
Inscription.  
This building has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Places


By the United States
Department of the Interior

Rededication by
The Berger Organization
September 2, 2001 · Newark, New Jersey

 
Erected 2001 by Berger Organization.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1909.
 
Location. 40° 44.433′ N, 74° 10.15′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. It is in the Central Ward. Marker is on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 Broad Street, Newark NJ 07102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Passed Beneath this Tower (a few steps from this marker); First Constitution of the Province of New Jersey (a few steps from this marker); Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); Trinity Church (a few steps from this marker); Training Place
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philip Kearny (about 500 feet away); Historic Plane Tree (about 500 feet away); The Wars of America (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Regarding Griffith Piano Company. The Griffith Piano Company was a well known and established maker of pianos and organs. When it fell upon hard times, the building was sold to various individuals. At one point, there were plans to make it into condos. However, its location in a not too attractive part of Newark seems to have doomed the building.
 
Griffith Piano Company office tower. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., March 15, 2008
2. Griffith Piano Company office tower.
Griffith Piano Company factory and performance hall (left of photo) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., March 15, 2008
3. Griffith Piano Company factory and performance hall (left of photo)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 4,713 times since then and 125 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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