Small Houses with Big Personalities

PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL NEIGHBORHOOD | ECLECTIC CAPE COD, BUILT IN 1924. RECENT RENOVATION by Architect Andrew Sheldon (1944 – 2017) INCLUDED LARGER FRONT DOOR AND NEW WINDOWS IN FRONT.

By Lynn Smith 

Photography by Jeffrey E. Tryon

Thank you to the proud owners of the smaller homes in Princeton for contributing to the character of our community. We have photographed a few of our favorites that have been lovingly maintained, restored, or constructed with architectural distinction for all of us to enjoy.

NORTH PRINCETON Neighborhood |  The Ridgeland, SEARS HONOR bilt HOMES, 1935.

Hun School Neighborhood | Cape Cod style designed by Aymar Embury II, 1928. Embury also designed Dillon Gym at princeton university in 1947.

 

Littlebrook School Neighborhood | Mid-Century Modern, 1956 with a 1970 addition.

Mid-Century Modern, 1955.

Mid-Century Modern, 1955 with an addition by Michael Graves in the late 1970s.

LAKE CARNEGIE NEIGHBORHOOD | RENOVATIONS BY ARCHITECT MAX HAYDEN WITH MOTIFS AND STYLISTIC LOURISHES BY MICHAEL GRAVES. BUILT CIRCA LATE 1950s/EARLY 1960s.

Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood Contemporary designed by Leslie Dowling of Dowling Studios, new construction.

Princeton High School Neighborhood Spanish revival, 1928.