Unbuilt: Engineering School Proposal (1951)

This was considered a good place to expand the engineering school because it borders on an industrial neighborhood to the north, making it easy to move heavy machinery and run obnoxious chemical processes without giving offense. The engineering school is the white building just before the viaduct. In the end, this site was used for junior-faculty housing. As you can see, Riverside Park was much less wooded in those days, and the Claremont Inn still stood.

Proposed Columbia Engineering Center

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