Parking Information

The Cooper Union is easily accessible by public transportation. Please click here to learn more about the closest subway, bus, and train stations. If you plan to visit by car, please allow extra time to navigate New York City traffic and to secure parking.

The Cooper Union does not have designated visitor parking, and limited street parking may be available. However, there are multiple parking garages nearby. This list is not exhaustive. 

Parking Garages Address Phone Number
Edison ParkFast

375 Lafayette Street (between Great Jones & East 4th Streets)

Champion Parking

743 Broadway (at 8th Street)

Icon Parking

115 East 9th Street (between 3rd & 4th Avenues)

Icon Parking

64 Cooper Square (between Astor Place & 7th Street)

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50 East 10th Street (between University & Broadway)

Little Man Parking/LaSalle

220 East 9th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues) 


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

  • 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.