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Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King’s College by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the United States. Since 1897, the University has resided at its present location on Morningside Heights at 116th Street and Broadway. Seth Low, the President of the University at the time of the move, sought to create an academic village in a more spacious setting.Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King’s College by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the United States. Since 1897, the University has resided at its present location on Morningside Heights at 116th Street and Broadway. Seth Low, the President of the University at the time of the move, sought to create an academic village in a more spacious setting.

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2960 Broadway New York, NY 10027 Location: Broadway & 116th St.

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Columbia University Campus

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The Columbia campus is a Beaux-Arts confection with its many classically decorated buildings and statues! Go to Design2Share.com for the latest home design tips, advice, expert opinions, videos, and blogs.