Education: Princeton Town

Princeton University's campus, profuse with trees and shrubbery, arched vistas, a descending series of grassy levels patterned with Gothic buildings, is one of the most beautiful in the U. S. But the campus fronts on Nassau Street, main thoroughfare of a casually-built small town. Across the Street is a scraggly row of brick and wood structures, many of which have stood since Princeton undergraduates wore ornate waistcoats and grew full beards.

Last week Princeton Municipal Improvement, a local corporation run by energetic Princeton alumni, prepared to demolish these eyesores, to make way for...

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