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Princeton Club - a private club for alumni of USA's most elite universities
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30 November 2009

Princeton Club - a private club for alumni of USA's most elite universitiesNew York City is extremely well-known for having many extravagant and exclusive clubs. The Princeton Club of New York, one of the city’s oldest, was founded in December of 1899.

Although Princeton is located in New Jersey, just a stone’s throw across the river, New York City was the perfect place to open up an establishment catering to the faculty and alumni of the prestigious Princeton University. When it first opened the Princeton club had four separate homes. Today, the club is situated in a single building, located at 15 W. 43rd Street in Manhattan.

As with many of the early elitist alumni clubs in the area, only men-white men-were allowed membership. However, Princeton’s private club would eventually loosen their standards and accept women as members in the 1970s. Minorities were soon to follow.

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