Parsons The New School for Design
|Parsons The New School For Design|
|Location||New York, USA|
|Former names||Chase School |
New York School Of Art
New York School Of Fine And Applied Art
Parsons School Of Design
Parsons The New School for Design, or Parsons for short, is located on New York's fifth avenue , in the city's fashion district.   The school was founded in 1896 as the Chase School.  It caters for students in fashion, design, media, film and architecture.
Each year the school holds the Parsons Fashion Benefit, which shows the graduating class' collections. 
In 1904 the first program in fashion design was introduced. 
Many former students are now members of the school's faculty.