THE BROOK THEATER

THE BROOK THEATER 10 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805 The Brook Theater was constructed as a vaudeville house in 1927 by builder Alexander Morecraft, and was designed by architect William E. Lehman of Newark, NJ, a prominent and prolific designer of buildings and theaters in the New York-New Jersey area, including the Count Basie…

MARIPOSA PARK

MARIPOSA PARK, SITE OF HARRIS TAVERN/MIDDLEBROOK HOTEL/FISCHER HOTEL Located on the corner of West Main Street and Vosseller Avenue, this is the site of the Harris Tavern, the first hotel in Bound Brook, built in 1700.  During the American Revolutionary War it was known as the Middlebrook Hotel and was frequented during the first and…

VAN HORN PLAZA AND BB RAILROAD STATION

VAN HORN PLAZA Van Horn Plaza was dedicated in 1973 to Colonel James H. Van Horn, for his efforts to preserve the trees, plantings and beauty throughout the Borough of Bound Brook. BOUND BROOK RAILROAD STATION This building, currently used as Rosina’s Restaurant, was constructed in 1913 by the Reading Railroad, and was designed by…

BILLIAN-LEGION PARK

BILLIAN-LEGION PARK The funding to create this park was endowed by the Billian Family Charitable Foundation as a gift to the citizens of Bound Brook.  The Billian family were German immigrants who arrived in Bound Brook about 1880, and three generations made their home here.   The Battle of Bound Brook Monument is located near the…

BOUND BROOK LIBRARY AND OLD PRESBYTERIAN GRAVEYARD

BOUND BROOK LIBRARY & OLD PRESBYTERIAN GRAVEYARD 402 East High Street., Bound Brook, NJ 08805 Bound Brook’s first public library building was purchased by George LaMonte from the Taylor family.  In 1924 this building was razed and the current building was erected as a memorial to Bound Brook’s service men and women who served in…

Bound Brook Post Office

BOUND BROOK POST OFFICE 24 Mountain Avenue, Bound Brook, NJ 08805 The Bound Brook Post Office was constructed in 1935 with New Deal Treasury Department federal infrastructure funding.  Over 1000 post offices were built during Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration, many of which are in use today.     Sculpture:  Special Delivery “As you are examining…

COVID Resources

Resources Deciding to Go Out Venturing Out? Be Prepared and Stay Safe. Considerations for Events and Gatherings Once Reopened – good recourse: Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes Instructions for a Person Who Tested Positive Instructions for a Person Who Tested Negitive What is my COVID-19 Risk Level?…

Police Department Monthly Reports

Monthly Reports 2014 March  April May June July August  September October 2015 January September October November December 2016 January February March April May June July August September October November December 2017 January February March April May June July August September October November December 2018 January February March April May June July August September 2019 January…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Waste Collection   The Somerset County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program gives residents and farmers a legal and cost-free way to dispose of unwanted household items that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash.  This drop-off opportunity is for residents only.   Proof of Somerset County residency is required: current driver’s license,…