Lanning Square, Camden

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Lanning Square
Row houses in Lanning Square
Row houses in Lanning Square
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
CountyCamden
CityCamden
Area code(s)856

Lanning Square is a neighborhood in Camden, New Jersey. It is named for Samuel Laning (1828-1830), the first mayor of Camden. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, Lanning Square has a population of 3,989.[1][2] The neighborhood, sometimes known as Cooper-Lanning, or Cooper Plaza-Lanning Square, is home to Cooper University Hospital[3] and the Coriell Institute for Medical Research. A planned station called Cooper-Campbell for the proposed Glassboro–Camden Line light rail system would stop in the neighbourhood at Haddon Avenue and South 9th Street west of the North-South Freeway.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lanning Square". Camconnect.org. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
  2. ^ "Cooper Plaza and Lanning Square Neighborhoods". www.livecamden.org. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  3. ^ Lindsay, Milton (2012-08-15). "Delivering Camden from the Brink – Next City". Nextcity.org. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  4. ^ "Stations" (PDF). www.glassborocamdenline.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06.

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Coordinates: 39°56′22″N 75°07′05″W / 39.939474°N 75.118051°W / 39.939474; -75.118051