On October 20th, a Cooper Union alumnus led a tour for the ASCE chapter of downtown Manhattan. The tour included historical and engineering landmarks. It is a great event for students new to NYC, and it serves as a nice study break during midterm season. 6 students came.

City Tour

On September 21st, the MEGA Contracting group took Cooper students to one of their active construction sites on the Upper East Side on Friday. For many of the students, it was their first time on a construction site.

MEGA Contracting Site Visit

A small group of students accompanied Gerard O’Donnell (CE’15) to take a tour of midtown Manhattan, from the Empire State Building to Central Park, including a visit at Gerard’s construction site. Attendance: 8

Midtown Manhattan Tour

Students got to visit The High Line, an elevated train track that was converted into a public park, stretching from Chelsea to Hudson Yards, learning a little Civil Engineering history and getting to meet the ASCE officers. Attendance: 23

Highline Trip