41 Cooper Square
Cooper Union Building
The large brownstone Cooper Union is a public college founded by glue millionaire Peter Cooper in 1859. Abraham Lincoln gave his 'Right...
This square is named after the Astor family, who built an early New York fortune on beaver pelts (check out the tiles in the wall of the...
Merchant's House Museum
Built in 1832 and purchased by merchant Seabury Tredwell three years later, this red-brick mansion remains the most authentic Federal...
McSorley’s Old Ale House
Around since 1854, McSorley’s feels far removed from the East Village veneer of cool: you’re more likely to drink with frat boys,...
Blending Iberian, French and new world recipes, Degustation does a beautiful array of tapas-style plates at this narrow 19-seat eatery....
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41 Cooper Square information
This state-of-the-art academic building, which opened in 2009, was designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Thom Mayne. One of the more eye-catching creations to appear in recent years, 41 Cooper Square has a sculptural stainless shell with a vivid gash on the main facade. Green features abound, and it's New York's first academic building to receive Platinum LEED status.