Columbia University Buildings: Research Guide & Selected Bibliography: Morningside Campus



Granger, Alfred Hoyt. Charles Follen McKim, a study of his life and work. New York, B. Blom, 1972.
Avery AA737 M2 G763

Monograph of the works of McKim, Mead & White, 1879-1915. New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, c1985.
Avery AA712 M1911 F

Passanti, Francesco. "The Design of Columbia in the 1890s, McKim and his client." SAH Journal,1977 May, v.36, n. 2,  p.69-84. ill., plans.
Avery AC Am352

Roth, Leland. McKim, Mead & White, architects. New York : Harper & Row, c1983.
Avery AA737 M25 R74

Wilson, Richard Guy. McKim, Mead & White, architects. New York : Rizzoli, 1983.
Avery Reserves AA737 M25 W69


There are two interactive tours of the campus available on the Web:  the Virtual Campus Tour and Podcast: Architectural Walking Tour, an audio walking tour of the architecture on Columbia's Morningside Campus guided by Andrew Dolkart.

"Architecture on the Campus." Architectural Forum, 1967 July-August, v.127, n.1, p.46-75,78-85,90-97. ill., plans.
Avery AB B76

Bergdoll, Barry. Mastering McKim's Plan: Columbia's first century on Morningside Heights. N.Y., 1997.
Avery AA6623 C723 B5

Buildings and grounds collection, 1755-2011.
University Archives

Columbia University. Columbia University in Morningside Heights: a framework for planning. N.Y., 1998.
Avery AA6623 C7234

"Columbia University and its new buildings." The Architects' and Builders' Magazine, 1900-01, v.33,  p.11-19. ill., plans.
Avery AB Ar25

"Columbia University Heights: an ivory tower and its communities." in University as urban developer: case studies and analysis. Cambridge, Mass., 2005.
Avery Ware LC238 .U546 2005 Also available as an e-book

Dolkart, Andrew. Morningside Heights: a history of its architecture and development. N.Y., 1998. See chaps. 4-5, p.103-202.
Avery AA735 N4 D6833

"The New buildings of Columbia University." The Architects' and Builders' Magazine, 1905-06, v.38, p.193-205. ill.
Avery AB Ar25

Pei (I.M.) & Partners. Planning for Columbia University: an interim report. N.Y., 1970.
Avery AA6623 C7294

Rappaport, Nina. "Columbia under construction." Oculus, 1996 Sept., v. 59, n.1, p.14-15. drawings, photos.
Avery AB Oc9

Stern, Robert A.M. New York 1880. N.Y., 1999. p.142-155
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Stern, Robert A.M. New York 1900. N.Y., 1983. p.404-411
Avery Reserves AA735 N4 St45

Stern, Robert A.M. New York 1930. N.Y., 1987. p.109-111
Avery Reserves AA735 N4 St453

Stern, Robert A.M. New York 1960. N.Y., 1995 p.735-751
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Stern, Robert A.M. New York 2000. N.Y., 2006. p.864-882
Avery Reserves AA735 N4 St4534

Wolfe, Kevin. "Visible city: Columbia campus life." Metropolis, 1987 Sept., v.7, n. 2, p.86-89, 90. photos., site plans.
Avery AB M5635