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Researching Princeton Architecture: Home

An overview of resources relating to Princeton University's campus architecture.

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Online Resources

Grounds and Buildings category on the Mudd Library blog (see specific posts by Mudd staff)

Cantor, Laurel M. 1983. “The Gargoyles of Princeton University.”

Cantor, Laurel Masten. 1985. The Spires of Princeton: An Architectural Tour of the Campus

Princeton Campus Architecture

Pei @ Princeton

Other Ideas

The Daily Princetonian Larry DuPraz Digital Archive: This site contains images and text of The Daily Princetonian from its inception in 1876 through 2002. (For more recent issues, see: The Daily Princetonian.) A great place to search for local reaction to campus and town events.

The Architecture Library has a collection of drawings and plans of latter 20th-century buildings, including some Princeton buildings, specifically:
Washington Oaks at Princeton
Social Dining Facility (Butler/Wilcox Hall)
Administrative Building
Married Student Housing
Swimming Pool Facility
Astrophysical Sciences Building
School of Architecture and Urban Planning Lecture Room
School of Architecture
Prospect House Restoration
Jr. Faculty Apartments
Firestone Court
Butler Housing Area
Woolworth Music Center (2)