Compiled by Ruth Bauer, May 2001
Original Name – Renamed
2nd Avenue – Summer Street
16th Avenue (between Straight and Market Streets) – News Plaza
8th Street – Peel Street
20th Street – Madison Avenue
East 14th Street – Jelsma Place
East 43rd Street (between Market and Crooks Avenues) – McLean Boulevard
West 7th Street – Mountain Avenue
West 8th Street – Garret Street
West 9th Street – Summit Street
West 10th Street – Turner Street
West 11th Street – Hoaxy Street
West 12th Street – Quinn Street
West 13th Street – Rockland Street
West 14th Street – Henderson Street
West 15th Street – Ramsey Street
West 16th Street – Howard Street
West 17th Street – Walton Street
West 18th Street – Nagel Street(Also See Cornelius Street)
West 23rd Street – Mallon Avenue
West 24th Street – Murray Avenue
West 25th Street – Caldwell Avenue
West 26th Street – Dixon Avenue
West 27th Street – Carlisle Avenue
West 28th Street – Webster Avenue
West 29th Street – Danforth Avenue
West 30th Street – Glover Avenue
Alphabetical Street Names
Original Name – Renamed – Notes
Adams Street – Danforth Avenue – Danforth Ave. was also known as W. 29th Street.
Apple Street – Spring Street
Armory Place – 17th Avenue – Ran for 2 blocks behind the armory; added to 17th Avenue.
Barclay Street – Valley Road – From City Line to Marshall Street
Bond Street – 20th Avenue – Changed about 1931
Boudinot Street – Van Houten Street – Between Mill and Prospect Streets
Bought Road – Madison Avenue – Bought Road appears on Vreeland Tract Map about 1781.
Broadway – Martin Luther King Way
Cass Street – Dover Street
Centre Street – Summer Street – Between Broadway and Hamilton Avenue.
Church Street – Summer Street – Name reused; there is currently a Church Street in the center of Paterson.
Clay Street – 21st Avenue – Changed about 1931.
Clinton Street – Jasper Street
Columbia Avenue – 13th Avenue
Congress Street – Market Street – From Colt Street to Spruce Street.
Cornelius Street – Nagle Street – Nagle Street was also known as W. 18th Street.
Cross Street – Cianci Street
Depot Street – DeGrasse Street
Dickinson Street – Graham Avenue – From Oak to Market Street; renamed and continued as a new section of former Sandy Hill Cemetery to connect with existing Graham Avenue.
Division Street – Hamilton Avenue – Reference: 1835 map. Also, in 1841 Division Street was known as North West Street.
East Carroll Street – Auburn Street – Added to existing Auburn Street
East Van Houten Street – Van Houten Street – Combined
Feeny Street – Berdan Alley
Fulton Street – Marion Street
Green Street – Keen Street – Reference: 1835 map
Graham Avenue – Rosa Parks Boulevard
Hackensack Turnpike – Market Street – Reference: 1835 map
Hamburg Avenue – West Broadway – From the Passaic River to the City Line
Hamburg Turnpike – Main Street – Reference: 1835 map
Hamilton Street – Washington Street – Between Market and Ellison
Hotel Street – Hamilton Street – Hotel Street combined with Maitland and renamed
Huron Street – East 19th Street
Indiana Avenue – 17th Avenue
Indiana Avenue – 23rd Avenue
Independence Avenue – East 33rd Street
James Street – Ramsey Street – Ramsey St. was also known as W. 15th Street.
Jefferson Street – Dixon Avenue – Dixon Ave. was also known as W. 26th Street
John Street – Ellison Street – Between Prospect and Mill Streets
Kearny Avenue – East 28th Street – Kearny Street name reused
Lafayette Street – Kearney Street
Lexington Avenue – Wall Avenue
Lincoln Avenue – East 26th Street
Little Falls Turnpike – McBride Avenue
Lynches Alley – Brook Street
Lyons Avenue – East 30th Street – Lyons Street name reused
McCurdy Street – Garfield Avenue
McLean Boulevard – Route 20
McPherson Avenue – East 32nd Street
Madison Avenue – Montclair Avenue
Madison Street – Carlisle Avenue – Carlisle Ave. (Little Falls Road) was also known as W. 27th Street.
Madison Street – Glover Avenue – Glover Ave. (Little Falls Road) was also known as W. 30th Street.
Maitland Street – Hamilton Street – Maitland combined with Hotel Street and renamed
Mansion Street – Washington Street – Between Ellison Street and Broadway
Street – Madison Avenue – Between Market Street and Park Avenue
Mechanic Street – 16th Avenue
Mercer Avenue – East 21st Street
Monmouth Avenue – East 24th Street
Monroe Street – Webster Avenue – Webster Ave. was also known as W. 28th Street
National Avenue – Park Avenue – Also Willis Street for a time
New Jersey Avenue – 15th Street
New Street – Lakeview Avenue
Nicholas Street – Bloomfield Avenue – Section east of Main Street
North West Street – West Broadway – West Street ran from Broadway to the Passaic River where it became North West Street.
Old Preakness Road – Redwood Avenue
Old Totowa Road – Ryle Avenue – 1841
Olive Street – St. Joseph Place – Olive originally ran into Sandy Hill Cemetery. Shortened for East Side High School and renamed for St. Joseph Church.
Parke Street – Main Street – Between Broadway and the Passaic River
Pennsylvania Avenue – 14th Avenue – Pennsylvania Avenue name reused
Pierson Street – Graham Avenue – From Market Street to Park Avenue
Prospect Street – Curtis Place – From River Street to Van Houten Avenue
Princeton Avenue – East 23rd Street
Reno Avenue – East 31st Street
Rip Van Winkle Avenue – Belmont Avenue
Sedgwick Avenue – East 29th Street
Sherwood Avenue – Don Bosco Avenue – Between Union and Totowa Avenue – site Don Bosco Technical School.
Southard Street – Bishop Franklin Petiford
Summer Street – Lake Street
Trenton Avenue – East 22nd Street
Union Street – Veterans Plaza
Vine Street – Summer Street – Between Market Street and 21st Avenue
Vroom Street – Rose Street
Wadsworth Avenue – East 27th Street
Wallis Street – Totowa Avenue – Between Ryle Avenue and West Broadway
Ward Street – Dill Plaza – Portion of Ward Street extending from Straight Street to Erie Railroad.
Washington Street – Caldwell Avenue – W. 25th Street was also known as Caldwell Avenue.
Water Street – Ryle Avenue
Water Street – Presidential Boulevard – Renamed when high-rise apartments were built – Sept. 15, 1964.
West Street – West Broadway – Between Broadway and the Passaic River. Across the river, it became North West Street.
Wesel Road – McLean Boulevard – Also known as Route 20
William Street – Graham Avenue – Between Pearl Street and 16th Avenue
Willis Street – Park Avenue – For a while known as National Avenue
York Avenue – East 16th Street – Between 12th Avenue and Putnam Street
York Avenue – Dover Street
York Road – Vreeland Avenue – York Road appears on Vreeland Tract Map abt 1781
York Street – Graham Avenue
Yorktown Avenue – East 25th Street