|The new Cooper Union building housing the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, |
41 Cooper Square, New York, NY.
|The main staircase inside.|
|The recently remodeled Cooper Union Foundation Building, E. 7th Street, New York.|
|The Cooper Union, mid-town Manhattan.|
|Peter Cooper: painted by a present-day Cooper Union art student, Dan Howard |
(above, left), as seen by Virginia Tucker in a posthumous portrait (center), Cooper
as a young man in an 1850s photo (above, right), and in his latter years (lower right).
|Cooper Union women students |
painting, ca 1920.
|The Cooper Union's architectural design studio today.|
|For more than a hundred years or more, Peter Cooper has sat outside |
his school, perched under a classical stone pavilion, still supervising
the goings on in the triangular "square" bearing his name.