Interior view of Pennsylvania Station concourse.

Title:

Interior view of Pennsylvania Station concourse.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

Unknown

Date:

Undated

Street Address:

West 34th Street and Seventh Avenue

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

Interior image of the Pennsylvania Station concourse showing the vaulted ceiling, clock and travelers. It is prime example of the Beaux-Arts interior styling for which McKim, Mead & White were renowned. Constructed of steel, glass and travertine, the space was modeled after the Roman Baths of Caracalla and was one of the largest indoor public spaces in the world at the time.

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.)
  • McKim, Mead, & White.
  • Transportation--New York (State)--New York.
  • Interior architecture--New York (State)--New York.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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