Carnegie Mansion Goes to Columbia

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News story discussing terms of lease of Carnegie Mansion to Columbia University, which will house the School of Social Work for 21 years, rent-free. Few structural changes are to be made to the house.


  • National Museum of Design
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Carnegie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)


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January 21, 1949


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  • Education, Higher


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