Self-Storage in Roselle Park, NJ storage units near you
About the Area
Originally part of Elizabethtown, Roselle Park became part of Union Township in 1808. The borough is situated northwest of Union Township, northeast of Kenilworth, west of Elizabeth and north of Roselle.
Roselle Park has seen a number of firsts, including the first bank drive-up window and the first automatic bowling pinsetter.
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Roselle Park was originally part of Elizabethtown. Then, in 1808, the borough joined Union Township and was known as North Roselle. The borough measured 790 acres, holding 225 homes and about 1,000 people, plus assorted farm animals. Then, in 1901, it became an independent borough.
Roselle Park was an important railway town, with the Jersey Central Railroad, Lehigh Valley Railroad and Short Line Rahway Valley Railroad all contributing to the growth of the area.
The first train stop was built in 1858, beginning the transition of the town from a farming community to a commuter town.
Roselle Park was home to the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America, which built radio and wireless equipment for U.S. navy forces in World War I and was also the home of one of the first licensed broadcast studios in the country.
Many famous radio personalities made the trek to Roselle Park and then into the living rooms of the nation via the airwaves.
Abraham Clark, signatory to the Declaration of Independence and a founding father of the United States, called Roselle Park home.
Fun fact: Roselle Park was the first village to take advantage of Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb in 1883, and its First Presbyterian Church was the first church to be powered by electricity.
According to Niche.com, Roselle Park is the perfect place to live if you are looking for a place that is good for families and has nightlife, diversity, lots of outdoor activities and health and fitness opportunities.
All that emphasis on health and fitness and outdoor activities has produced a number of famous sports figures, including National Football League player Rosey Grier, who made a career with the Los Angeles Rams, and NBA basketball player Al Harrington, who played for the New York Knicks.
Professional poker player Phil Ivey, winner of ten World Series of Poker bracelets also calls Roselle Park home, and that’s no bluff.
Over half of the borough’s residents (56%) own their homes, and the median house value is $295,800, slightly higher than the national average of $229,800. Education-wise, only 12% of the population has less than a high school diploma.
If you like to experience every type of weather, then Roselle Park is your dream come true. The temperature typically varies between 26°F in the winter months to 87°F in the summer. It’s rarely below 12°F or above 95°F.
You can also expect approximately 25 inches of snow throughout the winter and 48 inches of rain through the rest of the year. Some of that rain arrives in the form of hurricanes.
It’s not all gloomy, though: Roselle Park averages 201 sunny days per year.
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If you need a place to store your kayak over the winter while you wait to storm kayak again, the living room is not always the best option. Kayaks make wobbly coffee tables, don’t leave you with much foot room and don’t fit very well in an apartment elevator.
An easier solution is to rent a self-storage unit to safeguard your sports equipment in the off-season.
Storage Post has units on the ground level that allow you to drive up, load and unload directly from your vehicle and be on your way quickly.
We have extended access hours, 24/7/365 security cameras and lots of unit sizes to meet your needs. And our staff are happy to help you choose which unit is right for you.
If you are trying to get that videography/storm kayak business off the ground, you might need a bit of extra space once you outgrow your living room.
Commercial rent is expensive in NYC and Jersey, so a self-storage unit can be the perfect solution for storing supplies, inventory and equipment — or even for giving you a bit of extra workspace. Plus, all our security measures give you added peace of mind.
Come and chat with our helpful staff at any of our locations to see how we can help you with your self-storage needs.
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