Landmarks of New YorkFor the advancement of science and art Peter Cooper, inventor, civic leader, philanthropist, founded this institution offering free education to all. In its great hall, birthplace of many important social and political movements, America's leading citizens have spoken, among them Abraham Lincoln, whose 1860 address here contributed to his presidential nomination. Designed by Frederick A. Peterson, this building was opened in 1859.
|Series||This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series|
|Placed By||The New York Community Trust|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 3:39pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 585238 N 4509236|
|Decimal Degrees||40.72965000, -73.99060000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 43.779', W 73° 59.436'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 43' 46.74" N, 73° 59' 26.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||212, 646, 917, 347, 718|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 26 Astor Pl, New York NY 10003, US|
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