Columbia University occupies an area of 26 acres from Broadway to Amsterdam Avenue West and 114th to 129th Streets. Was originally founded as King's College in 1754 at Broadway and Barclay Street. Moved in 1857 to Madison Avenue and 29th Street. View buildings on present site were erected between 1892 and 1902 at a cost of $18,000,000. Endowment $29,000,000.