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Christine M. Lewandoski, PP, AICP
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Architectural Styles in Princeton *

English Vernacular 1680-1750
Georgian 1720-1795
Federal 1790-1820
Greek Revival 1818-1850
Italianate 1837-1860
Queen Anne 1875-1890
Shingle Style 1879-1900
Tudor 1880-1900
Gothic Revival 1885-1930

* Roth, Leland, Concise History of American Architecture
(N.Y.: Harper & Row, 1979)

Princeton also has many good examples of 20th century architectural styles. This may be attributed to the cosmopolitan nature of the community and the fact that an important school of architecture is located here.