The Princeton Public Library is dedicated to offering a wide range of books for people of all ages, covering almost every genre. In addition, they have various programs and events for children, parents and young adults.
Built in 1925, St. Lucy's Church was established to serve the city's Italian diaspora. The brick and stone building was constructed in the Romanesque style of architecture, but the real treasures can be found in the church interiors. Studded with awe-inspiring murals, frescoes and sculptural work, the church interiors are a spectacular affair and warrant a visit. Built in 1925, this historic church found its place in the prestigious National Register of Historic Places in the year 1998. St. Lucy's Church is the National Shrine of St. Gerard.
One of the best museums in the country boasting over 72,000 artifacts, the Princeton University Art Museum enjoys its location on the grassy campus of the Princeton University. The collections are stunning and cover ancient Islamic Art, Asian Art, lithographs, prints, photographs, pottery, sculpture, African and European Art from across several centuries.
Founded on October 22, 1746 Princeton University is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. It offers courses in a number of diverse fields ranging from arts and humanities to social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. It is also one of the world’s most prestigious research universities. The financial program of the university is also quite expansive, aimed at picking up competent students from all economic backgrounds and social classes, so as to allow everyone to be capable of affording world-class education at Princeton.
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park has many historic structures like 19th Century cobblestone spillways, bridges, stone culverts, bridge tender houses and so on. The park is teeming with greenery and makes for a great spot to engage in activities like jogging, horseback riding, hiking, biking and more.
Carnegie Lake is a reservoir with picturesque environs where rays of sunlight bounce off of a pristine surface. The lake is owned by the Princeton University and is used for boating, fishing, ice skating and other fun activities.
The Henry Guest House was built in 1760, and continues to stand even today as a testament to the city's rich cultural and historic heritage. The house has come to be a veritable historic landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Over the years, the house has served as a meeting place, art center and museum. After almost being demolished in 1924, the house was moved to its current location the next year. Remarkably, the structure has retained much of its original appearance. The house currently serves as a community meeting space and is maintained by the New Brunswick Free Public Library.
A gallery that showcases the fine art of the African diaspora, Above Art Studio is also about live music performances, live painting, poetry nights, workshops and kids paint and play sessions. Rental space is available for music performances, yoga classes or wine tastings.
Designed by renowned architect Thomas Lamb, this iconic theater has been operational since its inception in 1921 hosting some of the music business' biggest names such as Don Felder and Luther Vandross. Not just a concert venue, the theater regularly holds musicals, plays, dance performances, and instrumentals.
Located on the west of Raritan River in New Brunswick, Crossroad Theatre is an award-winning theater company. Run by a group of African-American artists, this theater has showcased many interesting shows. Some of the theatrical performances that have been held here are The Colored Museum, Spunk and Jitney amongst many others. The theater features stadium-style seating arrangements that can accommodate hundreds of guests.