Tragedies

The Original Penn Station Was Demolished 50 Years Ago Today

The Original Penn Station Was Demolished 50 Years Ago Today

Penn Station now? Gross, ew, there’s a Sbarro, and everything is ugly. But the original Penn Station was a marvellous piece of Beaux Arts design. Its story is also one of the most tragic tales in architecture — 50 years ago today, it was torn down to make way for…