Building Information

Building Information
This section includes brief profiles of the buildings on and around our historic Morningside campus. To view the profiles, choose a building name or address in the alphabetical listing below (hover computer mouse over "Select Building" to view listing and use the scroll wheel on your mouse to select from the building list). 

Columbia's Facilities Planning
Our Space Information group keeps track of all University space (except at Columbia University Medical Center) on computerized (CAD) floor plans and linked databases. Detailed campus and neighborhood maps are also available on CAD.

CAD plans, space assignment, occupancy, and square footage information are available to Facilities personnel and other authorized University users. For information requests please complete the web request form at

Did You Know?
Did you know that a significant number of residential buildings in Morningside Heights were built between 1900 and 1910, with the majority being built in the second half of the decade? Of the residential buildings Columbia owns, 60 of them were built betwen 1905 and 1910. Many of these buildings have or will be celebrating their centennial year. More information is available in the fall/winter 2009 issue of The Morningside Resident.

Locate Building


Full Name: 
Sigma Chi (523 West 113th Street)
Street Address: 
523 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10027

Historical Information

  • Year Built: 1899
  • Architect: Henry F. Cook
  • Gross Area: 5,298 sq. ft.
  • Number of Stories: 5
  • Major Occupant:
    Columbia University Undergraduate Housing