Edison Storage Battery Company Building

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Edison Storage Battery Company Building
Edison Battery 177 Main St Lakeside Av jeh.jpg
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Edison Storage Battery Company Building is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Edison Storage Battery Company Building
Location 177 Main Street, West Orange, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°46′59″N 74°14′4″W / 40.78306°N 74.23444°W / 40.78306; -74.23444Coordinates: 40°46′59″N 74°14′4″W / 40.78306°N 74.23444°W / 40.78306; -74.23444
Area 4.4 acres (1.8 ha)
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 96000055[1]
NJRHP # 3151[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 28, 1996
Designated NJRHP December 8, 1995

Edison Storage Battery Company Building, is located at 177 Main Street and Lakeside Avenue in West Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 28, 1996.

The building was a manufacturing facility for a kind of nickel-iron battery developed by Thomas Edison in 1901. Manufacturing began around 1903 and was discontinued in 1975 when Edison Storage was sold to Exide.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Essex County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 3. Retrieved May 13, 2010.