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