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Pennsylvania Station

Steven Parissien

Pennsylvania Station

McKim, Mead and White

by Steven Parissien

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.) -- Designs and plans,
  • McKim, Mead & White,
  • Railroad stations -- New York (State) -- New York

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical references (p. 60)

    StatementSteven Parissien
    SeriesArchitecture in detail, Architecture in detail (London, England)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16845680M
    ISBN 100714834661

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      Narrator: Novem , was a day New Yorkers had been anticipating for nearly a lvania Station, a monumental train terminal in the . Visit Pennsylvania. Find information on places to stay, things to do, trip ideas, destinations and deals and events in PA. Travel to Pennsylvania today!

    The original Penn Station was completed in Considered to be one of the most impressive buildings in the world, it also housed the largest indoor space in New York City. But, in , Penn. The greatest monuments to this approach were the great Pennsylvania Station project of and the electrification of the main lines east of Harrisburg in During this period it proclaimed itself the "Standard Railroad of the World.".


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It is ultimately a sad book but only because it so well captures the period: one of upheaval and unknowns juxtaposed to tenacious holding on to the past, beliefs and conventions/5(29). I enjoyed reading Patrick E. Horrigan's "Pennsylvania Station," a historical novel set in the early s in New York City and Reading, Pennsylvania.

It has several threads that /5(15). Pennsylvania Station was tragically demolished between and in order to make way for a new office block and the resiting of the Madison Square Garden sports and entertainment complex.

This book captures the building's former magnificence, and features beautiful archive photographs reproduced in : Steven Parissien. This book offers a moving and tragic account of the history, creation, and the ultimate demise of the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City.

An elegant symbol of turn-of-the-century classicism, the station was designed by the preeminent architects of the period, McKim, Mead & White, and completed in Cited by: 4.

" In Pennsylvania Station, Patrick E. Horrigan tells a very moving story about the love of an older and a younger man, a pioneering gay activist in the early s.

This is a beautifully illustrated book about Old Penn Station for kids and adults alike. It is well written and beautifully illustrated/5(25). Pennsylvania Station was Pennsylvania Station book historic railroad station in New York City, named for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), its builder and original tenant.

The station occupied an 8-acre ( ha) plot bounded Pennsylvania Station book Seventh and Eighth Avenues and 31st and 33rd Streets in Midtown the terminal shared its name with several stations in other cities, it was sometimes called New York Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania's Vehicle Safety Inspection Program Effectiveness Study (PDF) All station owner and mechanic information can be found in the Business Partner Information Center.

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Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City and the busiest in the Western Hemisphere, serving more thanpassengers per weekday as of Penn Station is in Midtown Manhattan, close to Herald Square, the Empire State Building, Koreatown, and Macy's Herald Square.

Train Station - Station Building (with waiting room) Directions With more than half a million commuter and intercity passengers passing through its concourses every day, New York Penn Station is the busiest rail hub in North America and a gateway to the nation's largest city.

Government that Works. Help keep people safe in their communities and on Pennsylvania's roads. The backdrop of the destruction of Penn Station becomes a useful metaphor for the changes sweeping the country not necessarily all good, but dramatic and bold.

It is ultimately a sad book but only because it so well captures the period: one of upheaval and unknowns juxtaposed to tenacious holding on to the past, beliefs and conventions/5(30).

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Author In early twentieth-century New York, few could have imagined a train terminal as grandiose as Pennsylvania Station. Sandhogs would battle the fiercest of nature to build tunnels linking Manhattan to New Jersey and Long Island.

For decades, Penn Station was. PENNSYLVANIA STATION by Patrick E. Horrigan ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap A successful but lonely architect in earlys New York City begins a relationship with a much younger man during the early days of the gay rights movement in Horrigan.

9 The Great Pennsylvania Station 10 Penn Station's First Decade 11 The Roaring s, the Great Depression and World War II 12 The Rise of the Automobile and Subsequent Decline of the Railway 13 The Destruction of a Glorious Station and Birth of the Landmarks Preservation Movement Epilogue Notes References Summary and Review-Old Penn Station is a wonderful informational picture book for young m Low, author and illustrator of this book, was born and raised in New York City.

His first-hand knowledge of the subject was evident in this book /5. DONATE YOUR USED BOOKS: SCHEDULE A FREE PICKUP TODAY. Your used books make a big difference in the lives of America’s Veterans and their families.

No matter how big or small, your donations are needed and appreciated. Just click the Schedule a Pickup button below, choose a date for your donation pickup, leave your clearly labeled donations. This is a classic, beautiful book for history lovers, train lovers, and art lovers alike.

Old Penn Station is a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. The train station in downtown Harrisburg. Technically, this train travels from New York City to Harrisburg, but for our purposes, we’ll just discuss the Philadelphia to Harrisburg route.

The Keystone train runs 14 times a day westbound and 13 times a day eastbound Monday to Friday, but only 9 times a day on Saturdays and/or Sundays. For anyone entering New York City by train from the South, Pennsylvania Station is the end of the line. Built in by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White, the massive neoclassical structure, covering some nine acres between Seventh and Eighth Avenues from 31st to 33rd Street, was a Beaux-Arts masterpiece, and the largest monument ever erected for rail travel: it was a .Pennsylvania Station (normally abbreviated Penn Station) is a name applied by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) to several of its grand passenger the early 20th century different railroad companies typically used different stations, especially in major cities or towns, so the station usually took the name of the company.