As undergrads at Columbia, we flocked to 'The Steps' in front of Lowe Library like marine iguanas on a rocky shore.
[H]ere's a view of the Columbia University main campus taken from the shared office in the graduate writing program (4th floor Dodge Hall), where I'm teaching this semester. As you can see, it's rainy today. The steel barricades are for tomorrow. I think the president of Afghanistan is visiting.
And with that, here's this week's mystery photo:
Check back next Friday for notes on where this photograph was taken—and see if your guess was accurate. And, in the meantime, consider submitting a photograph of your own.
View From Your Ivory Tower is a photo submission contest. High-resolution photographs of views from the windows of places of higher education should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the name of the institution and a description of the buildings or landscapes pictured. Those whose photos are selected will receive a free one-year subscription to our print magazine.