Penn Station Farewell

by Em Gregory June. 11, 2019 261 views

#pennstation #Manhattan #angel #statue "Any city gets what it admires, will pay for, and, ultimately, deserves. Even when we had Penn Station, we couldn't afford to keep it clean. We want and deserve tin-can architecture in a tinhorn culture. And we will probably be judged not by the monuments we build but by those we have destroyed." - "Farewell to Penn Station," New York Times editorial, October 30, 1963

Angel in the Meadowlands, 1964 by Ed Hausner #photographer #newyorktimes

Fragments of Penn Station was carted off to #newjersey and used as landfill for an industrial park.

#grandcentralstation #exhibition 2015?#edhausner #nycarchitecture

#photography #angelwings #feathers #sculpture #landfill #meadowlands #nyc #architect #architecture #34thstreet #subwaystation #subwayart #mta #train #trainstation

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