Lots of info on the plan, and alternatives!

Here’s a great project overview presentation

15 NY State Senators letter to the Empire State Development Corp. opposing the project

Our March 2022 opposition letter sent to Gov. Hochul, signed by 27 local organizations.

Penn Station Needs a Master Plan by the Municipal Arts Society

To learn about coalition partner RETHINKNYC’s plan for a regional unified train network and all about through-running trains, click here.

To learn all about the idea of rebuilding a new Penn Station that looks like the original demolished in 1964, click here.

Read the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s comment on the project here.

Read our letter to Transport Secretary Pete Buttigieig here.

Here’s a great presentation with more about the threatened historic buildings

Here’s a great testimonial that explains “through-running trains” and the transportation issues that go unsolved by the Governor’s plan.

Press Releases

March 10, 2022

 Office Towers Not Needed to Fund Penn Station


Politico: ‘This isn’t Podunk’: A Cuomo-era plan to dramatically alter Manhattan meets resistance

Gothamist: “State: NYC will be ‘made whole’ without losing tax revenue after Penn Station redevelopment”

New York Post: NY says no ‘public dollars’ going to Penn Station skyscrapers — but tax breaks likely

The Urban Archivist: No Need of a Real Estate Deal to Fix Penn Station, Activists Warn Fellow New Yorkers

New York Daily News: (Editorial Board) Penn and ink: Part of state plans to overhaul chunk of Midtown are deeply misguided

New York Post: Albany Pols Press State to Halt Hochul-Cuomo Penn Station Redesign for Review

Commercial Observer: MTA Not Banking On Federal Grant For Penn Station Revamp

Gothamist: Lawmakers look to halt Hochul’s Penn Station project until funding questions are resolved

AM New York: (Op-Ed by NY State Senator Jabari Brisport) Why the Penn Station plan should build housing, not office space

The Real Deal: Vornado’s Penn Plan, Decades in the Making, Reaches Inflection Point

The New York Sun: To Boost New York City, Rebuild the Original Penn Station

Architectural Record: Editor’s Letter, Cathleen McGuigan, Taking History into the Future

New York Post: Hochul’s Penn Station revamp will take $5B from city, advocates charge

NY Daily News: (op-ed by Chuck Weinstock) The blind men and the white elephant: New York’s Penn Station development plan

New York Magazine: Hochul’s Penn Station Plan Is the Worst Kind of Urban Renewal

NY Daily News: (editorial by State Sens. Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman) Slam the Brakes on State’s Penn Station Project

Arch Daily: Big Real Estate’s Continuing Stranglehold Over New York City

Gothamist: NYC Wants To Know How The State Will Pay For Hochul’s Penn Station Redesign Plans

Untapped New York: An Open Letter to Gov. Hochul — Don’t Demolish Penn Station Again

The New School Center for New York City Affairs: Could Penn Station Plan Go Off the Rails?

WPIX: Not Everyone Sold on New Penn Station Plans

Gothamist: A Skybridge, A Church, That Bar On The Corner: What The City Could Lose With Penn Station Redevelopment

Gothamist: Overwhelming in Scale. Public Sounds off on Penn Station Redevelopment Plans

The Real Deal: Real Estate Showers Hochul with Cash

The Commercial Observer: Former Empire Station Complex Still Causing Anxiety Despite Revisions

Chelsea Community News Op-Ed by Lynn Ellsworth

Crain’s New York Business: City isn’t on board yet with Hochul’s plan to rebuild Penn Station

April 12,2022 Zoom Public Forum #6

Highlights from the Emergency: Save the Penn Neighborhood walk

Hilghlights of Jumaane Williams Press Conference at Hotel Penn 2/11/22

Untapped New York's Justin Rivers at the Penn Station Station Powerhouse by McKim Mead and White

Many more videos

on our YouTube channel!