Consultant to assess Princeton’s Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood for possible historic designation

April 14th, 2015

Times of Trenton

By Nicole Mulvaney

PRINCETON — Princeton’s Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood is commonly referred to as a historic district many minority families have called home over the decades.

Back in the 1930s, less affluent residents were relocated from their Princeton homes in what is now Palmer Square to other streets in the Witherspoon-Jackson area to make way for the development.

But that section of town has never received an official stamp as a historic district.

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