116th Street-Columbia University subway station

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See also Wikipedia's article about "116th Street–Columbia University (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)".
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The subway station entrance on the campus side of 116th Street & Broadway.

Effectively Columbia's subway station. It is on the 1 line, which runs local from South Ferry to Van Cortlandt Park-242nd Street. The next uptown station is 125th Street, and the next one downtown is Cathedral Parkway-110th Street.

The station is one of the few at which you can change from the uptown train to the downtown train without exiting.

It is said that William Barclay Parsons, CC'1879 and Chief Engineer of the IRT Subway project, purposely designed the Columbia station to be the nicest in the system.

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