A Landmark Decision: Penn Station, Grand Central, and the architectural heritage of NYC


Dr. Matthew A. Postal and Dr. Steven Zucker discuss landmarks preservation in New York City while visiting: Charles Luckman Associates’s Madison Square Garden and Pennsylvania Station, the former site of Charles McKim for McKim Mead, & White, Pennsylvania Station (New York City), 1910 and then visiting Reed & Stem, Warren & Wetmore’s Grand Central Terminal, 1912


Additional resources:

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

Grand by Design: A History of Grand Central Terminal


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Cite this page as: Dr. Matthew A. Postal and Dr. Steven Zucker, "A Landmark Decision: Penn Station, Grand Central, and the architectural heritage of NYC," in Smarthistory, March 31, 2018, accessed August 15, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/landmark-penn/.