The auditorium is within Cooper Union's new building - 41 Cooper Square - a technologically advanced academic facility on the east side of Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets. Designed by 2005 Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis, the nine-story, full-block building replaced more than 40 percent of the academic space at the college with state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, studios and public spaces.
The Great Hall of The Cooper Union has stood for more than a century as a bastion of free speech and a witness to the flow of American History and ideas. When the hall opened in 1858, more than a year in advance of the completion of the institution, it quickly became a mecca for all interested in serious discussion and debate of the vital issues of the day.
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Film Center is a state-of-the-art screening center for New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
The academy hosts events, such as films, lectures and concerts.
This theater was dedicated in 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and is where Martha Graham presented new works, Jonathan Miller staged his celebrated Hamlet and Pinchas Zukerman made his New York recital debut. The 624-seat auditorium features dance, music, theater, opera and family programming.
The theater is used by college departments and outside performing arts groups.
This 320-seat, state-of-the-art performance venue belongs to Long Island University's Brooklyn campus. Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins; Q, R, B, M to DeKalb Avenue
Part of New York University, the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House allows writers---established and emerging---to share their work in this townhouse setting.
The school sits at the nexus of New York City's academic and cultural institutions, and while a global innovator in teaching and musical performance, also serves its city through community engagement and arts-in-education programs.