Film Screening: The Rise & Fall of Penn Station
Friday, January 19, 2018 | 6:00 PM
Historic Westwood | 3425 Kingston Pike
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In 1910, the Pennsylvania Railroad successfully accomplished the enormous engineering fear of building tunnels under New York City’s Hudson and East Rivers, connecting the railroad to New York and New England, Knitting together the entire eastern half of the United States. The station was a massive civil engineering project, covering nearly eight acres and requiring the construction of 16 miles of underground tunnels. No one could imagine that this architectural marvel built for the ages would be torn down a few decades later. Trace the brief life of New York’s Penn Station, whose destruction spurred landmarks preservation.
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