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Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Doorways index

Princeton's unique architecture may be viewed through many perspectives, including the many entryways on campus in a range of styles, materials and sizes. Above, the tall blue doors of Nassau Hall serve as a distinctive element of the University's oldest building.

Photos by Steve McDonald

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Video feature: 'Doorways of Princeton'

Doorways have long been analogous with concepts such as transition, challenge, invitation, adventure and opportunity. At Princeton, there is no shortage of entryways, both literally and figuratively, through which University students, faculty, staff and alumni may travel.

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Play the "Doorways of Princeton" video.

Honoring those opportunities regularly found on campus, this video presents 20 distinctive doorways spanning more than 700 years of architectural styles. From the wooden entrances of Rockefeller College and glass portals of Frick Chemistry Laboratory, to FitzRandolph Gate, each Princeton doorway welcomes and leads individuals on a new journey.

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