Welcome to Morningside Heights, the neighborhood that Columbia and Barnard call home. "MoHi" is bounded on the east and west by two parks: Morningside Park and Riverside Park, respectively. The area has been referred to as the "Academic Acropolis," because of both the numerous academic institutions and its location on one of the highest natural points in Manhattan. The development of the area began in the 1890s—around the same time that Columbia moved its campus uptown. The University played a major role in shaping the landscape of the neighborhood, and today Columbia owns much of the local real estate. While the University dominates much of the neighborhood, MoHi has a lot more to offer....
Updated: May 15, 2:32 p.m.
The 111th Street Citibank destroyed by a fire in January will move into the former Village Copier store at 112th Street and Broadway in August—but only temporarily....
The daylong, six-alarm fire that raged through the Citibank on 111th Street and Broadway earlier in January was caused by an electrical fire in the basement, a New York Fire Department spokesperson said Tuesday....
Students back on campus will have one fewer neighborhood haunt as The Heights Bar & Grill is starting the new semester with closed doors.
On the corner of 111th Street and Broadway, wooden boards hide the charred remains of the Citibank that had occupied the space until last week's six-alarm fire raged through the building....
Students share their reactions to the temporary closure of The Heights as well as their secrets to getting by without those famous margaritas.