Columbia University occupies an area of 26 acres front Broadway to Amsterdam Avenue. West and 114th to 120th Streets. Was originally founded as Kings college in 1754 at Broadway and Barclay Street. Moved in 1857 to Middle avenue and 29th Street. Madison Avenue and 29th street, New buildings on present site wee erected between 1892 and 1902 at a cost of $73,000,000 Endowment $29,000,000.