Moynihan Train Hall Phase 1: Penn Station’s Future Through a Century-Old Post Office

Janes Walk

Led By Matthew Bradley and Fred Bartoli, Moynihan Station Development Corporation, Empire State Development

The Moynihan Train Hall Project (a 2018 MASterworks award winner for Best New Infrastructure!) transforms the iconic, century-old, McKim, Mead and White-designed James A. Farley Post Office Building into a state-of-the-art gateway and civic destination at Penn Station. Walk the completed first phase of the project—a new West End Concourse—with members of the project team, to learn about the history, design, and construction of the facility, which set a new bar for design quality of New York infrastructure.

Friday, May 4
11:00 AM
.75-1 Hour

Walk Details
Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly, Senior-friendly, Wheelchair-friendly
Meeting Location

8th Avenue and 33rd Street, SW corner, at the sculpture in the plaza

Directions

The concourse itself is an LIRR station (Penn Station), and is directly linked with the 34th Street A/C/E Subway. 1 block from 34th Street 1/2/3 Subway. Adjacent to Penn Station LIRR/NJT/Amtrak.

Closest Parking

Paid parking is available in numerous garages on 31st and 33rd Streets

Finding your walk leader

Walk will gather around the sculpture in the center of the plaza

Ending Location

8th Avenue and 31st Street

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