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Low Memorial Library, New York

Low Memorial Library - New York, New York
Low Memorial Library
2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Map
Columbia University School of General Studies
+1 212 854 2772
Neighborhood: Morningside Heights
Overview

Low Library on the campus of Columbia University was completed in 1895 and named after the twelfth President of Columbia, Seth Low. It is home to the Columbia archival collection and houses the office of the university President. The structure is constructed in Grecian style and is modeled after the Pantheon in Rome and the Parthenon in Greece. Low Library is crowned by the largest dome in America. The Rotunda is used as a venue to present various awards most notably The Pulitzer Prize.

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