Cooper Union

Cooper Union New York


Stock #: 238379
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: New York
State: New York (NY)
Postmark: 1911 Nov-13
PM City: Brooklyn
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Cooper Institute, or "Union for the advancement of science and art," occupies a huge brown stone building on Broadway. It is the gift of Peter Cooper, who erected it in 1857 at a cost of $600,000, and further endowed the Union with $200,000 for the support of library, reading rooms, etc