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Shadow Lawn

West Long Branch, New Jersey
County of Monmouth.
Monmouth College, Cedar and Norwood Avenues
National Register Number: 78001780
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Watch in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Monmouth College.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 4, 1985):
A palatial French-style residence with a spectacular cortile, designed by an architect who was among the finest American practitioners in the French classical tradition. Built for the wealthy president of the F. W. Woolworth Company, and now the central building of Monmouth College.

Shadow Lawn needs repair and restoration. Monmouth University, in concert with the New Jersey Historic Trust, is working to preserve the Landmark. The University has applied for grants from a variety of sources to assist in the on-going costs. Recommended action: Restoration, repair damage/deterioration The estimated cost to repair deteriorated areas of the Landmark is approximately $12 million. Current Priority Status: Watch Previous Priority Status: Not on previous report

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