Hotel Information

Hotel Name Hotel Location Distance from Cooper Contact Information

The Standard - East Village

East Village

0.0 Miles 212-475-5700

Moxy East Village

East Village 0.2 Miles 212-288-6699

Washington Square Hotel

Greenwich Village 0.9 Miles 212-777-9515

Fairfield Inn & Suites Manhattan Downtown

Lower East Side  1.2 Miles 212-227-0709

Short-term rental options are available as well through VRBO Manhattan. In addition, the below hotels are also convenient to campus. This list is not exhaustive.  

Hotel Name Hotel Location Distance from Cooper
The Bowery Hotel East Village/Lower East Side 0.2 Miles
Ridge Hotel Lower East Side 0.5 Miles
The Marlton Hotel Greenwich Village 0.5 Miles
The Gatsby Hotel Lower East Side 0.7 Miles
W New York - Union Square Gramercy Park 1.0 Miles
Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo SoHo/Hudson Square 1.1 Miles
Hilton Garden Inn New York/TriBeCa TriBeCa 1.4 Miles
Hilton Garden Inn New York/Chelsea Chelsea 2.6 Miles

The Cooper Union is not affiliated with and does not endorse any of the above listed properties.

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.