Monthly Archives: October 2013

Secrets Of Princeton’s Autumn Hill Reservation

At the far north-eastern corner of Princeton lies a huge tract of preserved natural land. This is ‘Autumn Hills Reservation’, north of Herrontown Road, which was acquired by Princeton Township’s Open Space Commission in the late 1960s. At that time, … Continue reading

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What The Dinky Can Learn From James Bond’s Aquatic Car

(Mild spoiler alert-contains scene reveals that will absolutely not ruin the enjoyment of the movies discussed.) Back in the days before Michael J Fox jump-started a heavily modified DeLorean using a 1.21 Gigawatts lightning bolt, the coolest car in the … Continue reading

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Are You A Lover Of Princeton’s Quaint Brick Crosswalks?

There are at least three different types of marked crosswalks in Princeton. Can you name them?

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Homes For Diversity And Inclusivity Part 1: Accessory Dwellings

Princeton planning and zoning has had unintended exclusionary outcomes, making it hard for local middle-class workers to live in town, and incentivizing car-dependency and traffic. In this series, we explore options for adding more walkable housing in Princeton to enable … Continue reading

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Beautiful Walkable Princeton: Stony Brook Near Johnson Park School

This post is part of a series where we celebrate the many beautiful and characterful sights of Princeton, NJ. You can find previous entries in this series here and here or by searching our site for ‘beautiful walkable Princeton’. The Stony Brook is

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Janette Sadik-Khan: Walking The Walk.

What does it take to get progress in walkability and great urban spaces? According to Gil Penalosa, founder of 8-80 Cities, the primary issue is

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Princeton Tigerlabs At The Forefront Of Urban Tech Entrepreneurship

You might not even know it, but downtown Princeton is home to Jersey’s most exciting technology startup space! Tigerlabs, on Nassau Street at Chambers Street, is a “a flexible co-working venue for emerging startup companies”, providing a shared working environment, mentorship … Continue reading

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