Dr. Matthew A. Postal


About Dr. Matthew A. Postal

Dr. Matthew Postal is a historian of 20th-century architecture and urbanism. A graduate of Vassar College and New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, he earned his Ph.D. at the Graduate Center of City University in 1998, where his dissertation examined the relationship between Modernism, museums, and the media.


Old Penn Station
New York put growth ahead of all else, resulting in the loss of important historic buildings, like Penn Station.

A Landmark Decision