Looks like the huge architectural skylight is coming along
Excellent. Penn Station is a disgrace.
Really a travesty. Think about it every time I go through there. One of the worst parts is MSG is a piece of garbage too. That arena needs to be bulldozed
Yup. I was in there two weeks ago I just kept wondering how could it be like this for so long.
the heat is no joke this week.
Wow, that’s a lot of work in the past year. And for an infrastructure project! Can’t wait to walk inside that atrium space.
My two favorite things: nyc architecture and the subway/rail system.
The Farley Post Office is such a wonderful example of Beaux-Arts architecture. The renderings make it look like SOM is incorporating glass vaults while preserving the monumental facade in a way that reminds me of the Grand Palais in Paris, a classic example of the Beaux-Arts school. I hope they do in fact preserve as much of the external facade as possible.
The company doing the restoration:
Looks like they have good experience doing this stuff. They also worked on Central Park’s Belvedere Castle, parts of the Queensboro Bridge, among other projects.