Princeton: History and Architecture

Marilyn Menago

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Take a pictorial tour of Princeton, New Jersey, and experience the charm and uniqueness of its history and diverse architecture. Princeton represents the quintessential small-town America that has all the features for success: history, architecture, premier education, shopping, and ideal neighborhoods. The town has lured scholars, scientists, statesmen, and writers from around the world. Many of them, including two United States presidents, have made Princeton their home: James Madison, Woodrow Wilson, Grover Cleveland, Albert Einstein, Aaron Burr, Robert Oppenheimer, T.S. Eliot, and F. Scott Fitzgerald are a few of the notable figures the town can lay claim to. This book explores the landmark sites where history was made and greatness launched, and catalogs the city's rich architectural heritage. The text provides a readable, historic survey and more than 300 beautiful color images make this an invaluable keepsake for all who have fallen in love with Princeton.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 303 color photos | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764326264

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Marilyn Menago has a BA in history from Rutgers and a certificate in historic preservation from Drew University. A self-taught photographer, her interest in history and architecture has taken her around New Jersey to photograph notable buildings and historic sites. When not wielding a camera, she researches the history of private homes for clients. The mother of three grown children, she lives with her husband, Robert, in New Jersey.