History of New York City's Penn Station

Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its… read more

Architectural historian Barry Lewis talked about the history of Pennsylvania Station, from its development in the early 1900s, through its demolition and remodeling of its remaining below-ground sections in the 1960s. The New York Historical Society hosted this talk. New York City’s Pennsylvania Station opened in 1910 and was the first all-electric, long-distance train station in America. The noted architecture firm of McKim, Mead and White designed the building, which was widely considered a Beaux Arts masterpiece. close

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History of New York City's Penn Station

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Program ID:
309730-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2013

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  • Jan 12, 2013 | 10:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2013 | 5:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2013 | 6:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2013 | 3:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2013 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2013 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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