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Once again, Anna Hotter dives into the archives to investigate Columbia’s past in the city. She returns with pictures and tales from Midtown East, where the College made its last, brief stop before coming to Morningside.  As we mentioned in last week’s instalment of #tbt, Columbia moved to Madison Avenue and East 49th Street in 1857. During the College’s […]

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When Columbia was first founded as King’s College, it was located where we find the Financial District today. Its so-called Park Place campus consisted of pretty much just one, long building, overlooking the Hudson. It was surrounded by fields and farmland, which extended far up the largely unpopulated island. Braving the archives, correspondent Anna Hotter brings you this […]

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