One wonders what it is like to be inside looking out - this building dominates Cooper Square, reflecting its neighbors sometimes partially, sometimes totally, as seen below. It depends on how one approaches it. Cooper Square intersects with 7th Ave, 4th Ave and Astor Place in New York.
The neighborhood seems destined to attract modernist architectural design disasters, including Cooper Union's own new building behind this one. (Cooper Union is one of the nation's oldest institutions, dedicated to preparing students for the professions of the arts and architecture).
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