planned new development for its campus [fought](http://www.newyorkartworld.com/evc/Myth Vs Reality.html) by [the](http://www.newyorkartworld.com/evc/Mission Statement.html) "Coalition to Save the East Village"
20-floor office building (biomedical research?), which will require demolishing the existing 10-story Engineering Building which is already there
20-floor residential (not for students, for income) [building](http://www.newyorkartworld.com/evc/Name That Bldg.html) replacing parking lot
When Cooper's Foundation Building was constructed in 1858 it was the tallest building in New York City. Although elevators had not yet been invented, Peter Cooper predicted their arrival, and included round elevator shafts in the building.
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