Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Old Penn Station - 50 years ago

Sharing this photo of the iconic and gone old Pennsylvania Station. Fifty years ago today it was demolished. Grand Central almost met the same fate, but thankfully it was saved from the wrecking ball. I continue to paint New York and its architecture as it is constantly changing - and disappearing. My hope is that these beautiful, iconic and still useful buildings will find new life. I was too young and not yet a painter when this building was torn down, so I've never painted it. Thanks to folks like the New York City Landmarks Commission, some of New York's treasures will not disappear.

For an article and some wonderful photos of the old Pennsylvania Station, click here.

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