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

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