Architect's Gift to Princeton Ends Up at Kean U

June 28, 2016

Michael Graves, the late noted architect, left three of his properties -- including his residence and studio -- to Princeton University. But as The New York Times reported, Princeton turned down the bequest. The university said it could not meet the conditions attached, which included preserving the houses and using them for educational purposes. So Kean University plans to buy the properties for $20. Kean, with a new architecture program named for Graves, agreed to the conditions.

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