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The Penn Station Proposals: Vanity Projects?

The Penn Station Proposals: Vanity Projects?
The Penn Station Proposals: Vanity Projects?, © SHoP Architects
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In this article in the New York Observer, Stephen Jacob Smith discusses the future of Penn Station, now that Madison Square Garden's permit has been extended by just 10 years. Smith thinks that the grand redesigns of the station itself are pure vanity - considering the poor organization of the current station and the competing interests of the stakeholders involved - and proposes that there are better improvements to be had in unseen infrastructure improvements rather than show-stopping architecture. Read the full article here.

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Rory Stott
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Cite: Rory Stott. "The Penn Station Proposals: Vanity Projects?" 21 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/417711/the-penn-station-proposals-vanity-projects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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