Central Historic District

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This district encompasses the core of the central business district and several Princeton University buildings that front onto Nassau Street. Its buildings represent diverse periods and architectural styles from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Located amid the district's eighteenth-century Nassau Hall, Bainbridge House, and MacLean House are the Greek Revival Nassau Presbyterian Church, the Tudor Revival Lower Pyne, and the Collegiate Gothic Madison and Holder Halls. The commercial buildings along Nassau Street demonstrate an array of historical styles, including Federal, Second Empire, Renaissance Revival, and the Colonial Revival of Palmer Square.

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