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Our History

1

1600

 

Early New Amsterdam

2

1700

 

Photo of Headmaster's Plaque

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1800

 

Upper west side neighborhood in the early 1800's

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1900

 

Platten Hall building with Mural
  • 1968

The new building, later named Platten Hall, is dedicated. It includes Collegiate’s first modern gym and a 300-seat theater/auditorium. Enrollment rises to more than 500 boys.

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2000

 

Aerial view of 301 freedom place south
New building exterior
  • 2018

After 125 years at West 77th Street, Collegiate moves to its new home at 301 Freedom Place South.  The building is 180,000 square feet encompassing 11 floors – nine above ground and two below. It includes a regulation-size gym, nearly double the outdoor space of the School’s previous location, a 307-seat theater, and common areas dedicated to each division.

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Collegiate

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Years of Education Excellence and Counting

How Has History Shaped Our School

Early New Amsterdam

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