The late, Great Pennsylvania Station by Lorraine B. Diehl

"The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station", a book by Lorraine B. Diehl, is a beautifully illustrated remembrance of the old Penn Station.

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On a drizzly Monday morning in October of 1963, the jackhammers arrived, piercing the pink granite of New York City's Pennsylvania Station, and the monumental act of vandalism began...

Step back now into McKim, Mead & White's lost masterpiece...walk through the cathedral-like arcade into the Main Waiting Room reminiscent of the Baths of Caracalla and into the Concourse, the station's dramatic steel and glass train shed.

Through rare vintage photographs and evocative text, Lorraine B. Diehl's book, The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station will bring New York City's vanished railroad station to life.

Information about the plans for the
New Penn Station
in the Farley Building

Front Cover of The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station by Lorraine B. Diehl

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Live Tour Schedule

While Lorraine Diehl no longer does tours, you can still have a free tour of Pennsylvania Station. Tours take place every fourth Monday of the month at 12:30pm. Meet John Turkeli at the 34th Street Partnership Tourist Info booth in the Main Rotunda of Penn Station to participate.

To take a "virtual" tour, click below.

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Penn Station in American Film | Launch of the Penn Station Redevelopment Project

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