Cooper Union Building

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Cooper Union Building information

Location
New York City , USA
Address
7 E 7th St
btwn Third & Fourth Aves
Getting there
Subway: 6 to Astor Pl, N/R to 8th St-NYU
More information
www.cooper.edu
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The large brownstone Cooper Union is a public college founded by glue millionaire Peter Cooper in 1859. Abraham Lincoln gave his 'Right Makes Might' speech condemning slavery before his election to the White House in the college's Great Hall.