Bonus: City College of New York

The City College of New York on 138th Street in Manhattan is a neo-Gothic campus built in 1907 from the Manhattan schist excavated from the construction of the subway system. The buildings are replete with white terra cotta ornament numerous grotesques, making this campus very castle-like indeed.

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