John C. Green School of Science

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John C. Green School of Science
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Woodcut view of the Green School of Science in 1879
General information
Status Destroyed
Type Laboratory
Architectural style High Victorian Gothic
Town or city Princeton, New Jersey
Country United States
Coordinates 40°20′58.8″N 74°39′24.9″W / 40.349667°N 74.656917°W / 40.349667; -74.656917Coordinates: 40°20′58.8″N 74°39′24.9″W / 40.349667°N 74.656917°W / 40.349667; -74.656917
Named for John Cleve Green[1]
Completed 1874
Inaugurated May, 1873 by Joseph Henry
Destroyed November 26, 1928
Cost $100,000
Owner Princeton University
Height 140 ft. (clock tower)
Design and construction
Architect William Appleton Potter

The John C. Green School of Science, endowed by John Cleve Green, was built in September 1873 located near the corner of Nassau Street and Washington Road in Princeton, New Jersey. It housed the science department of the College of New Jersey (the original name of Princeton University). On November 26, 1928 it was destroyed by a fire.[2]

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  1. ^ Leitch, Alexander (1978). A Princeton Companion. Princeton University Press. 
  2. ^ "John C. Green School of Science". Princeton University. 

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