Woodbridge Hall Site: Riverside & 115th Street
Fallback Option for Columbia for
Future Dormitory Construction.
Columbia College is expanding from 3,500 to 4,000
students and needs to construct more dormitory space to do so. Columbia's choice has been
the site of Chemical Bank
(then Chase) on Broadway. Demolishing Woodbridge and replacing it
with a 12-14 story building is their fallback option for the future. This they could do
"as of right," meaning without the possibility of legal challenge under
The proposed architect for this project is Robert A.M. Stern, one of America's most
famous architects. Below is Woodbridge Hall as it exists today. To the right
of Woodbridge are two townhouses owned by a Korean church that would be
demolished. The mansion to the left of Woodbridge, the St. Anthony's Hall
fraternity, would remain.
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