This wasn’t the experience in 1977

by DRM

Columbia University is up there on the hill where St. Luke’s was in 1900. (St. Luke’s is still on Amsterdam, just not so prominent.) But, three-quarters of a century later, the bucolic vista had turned into a dark, tangled park of violence and intrigue that was bordered on its west side by a towering wall that was like some border of a medieval fortress.

from Dan McCarthy’s Stream