2017 Block Party
The 2017 Block Party was held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 on the portion of 4th Avenue bordering the west side of the Foundation Building. The sidewalk and street were filled with craft activity tables, and information tables hosted by CUAA. The Cooper Union Library Archives was there.There were also activities planned by the many student clubs, including: Cooper Nova; Cooper Motorsports; The Pioneer; Smash Club, Black Students Union; Ping Pong; Chinese Yo-yo Club; SociaLite; Product Design @ Cooper; Arts, Letters and Numbers; Queer & Allies; ‘Cooper Rad.io’; Cooper Brew; Student Publication & Press Club; Art Student Council; and Engineering Student Council. Thank you to the organizing committee lead by Victoria Sobel A’13, Harrison Cullen A’15, Casey Gollan A’13. More than 100 members of the Cooper Union family helped organize and staff this event that was enjoyed by many.
CUAA Block Party was coordinated with the larger Astor Alive festival which included live music and participation by area civic groups.