Lenny Bruce said it stood for Circumcised Citizens of New York. The demographics have changed over the years but it remains a beautiful campus, a small & surprising oasis in Upper Manhattan. If you’ve never been up that way, you should check it out.
Colin Powell, Ed Koch, Daniel Bell, Irving Kristol, Abraham Foxman, Bernard Baruch, Felix Frankfurter, Paddy Chayefsky, Yip Harburg, Ben Shahn, Luis Guzman, Ira Gershwin, Edward G. Robinson, Eli Wallach, Alfred Stieglitz, Zero Mostel, Judd Hirsch, Lewis Mumford, Jonas Salk, Mario Puzo, A.M. Rosenthal, Oscar Hijuelos, Cornel Wilde, Upton Sinclair, Henry Roth, Bernard Malamud and, most importantly, MY OLD MAN.
Ann took most of these pictures.