Prospect House (Princeton, New Jersey)
|Location||Princeton, New Jersey|
|Architectural style||Italian Villa|
|Part of||Princeton Historic District (#75001143)|
|NRHP Reference #||85002434|
|Added to NRHP||February 4, 1985|
|Designated NHL||February 4, 1985|
Prospect House, known also as just Prospect, in Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, is a fine example of the work of architect John Notman who helped popularize Italianate architecture in America.
In 1878, it was given to the College of New Jersey, which became Princeton University and served as the house of the school president. Woodrow Wilson lived here before he became governor of New Jersey and then President of the United States.
In 1968, it became a university clubhouse.
Centaur by Dimitri Hadzi (1954)
English yew tree
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Prospect". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-09-08.
- ____, National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: _____ (pdf), National Park Service and PDF (32 KB)
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