Pennsylvania Station, New York. The main waiting-room, the largest room of the kind in the world.

Title:

Pennsylvania Station, New York. The main waiting-room, the largest room of the kind in the world.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

W. Symmes Richardson, "The Terminal - The Gates of the City," Schribner's Magazine LII. 41 (October 1912): 402 in Magazine Articles on New York City.

Date:

1912

Street Address:

Seventh to Eighth Avenues, 31st to 33rd Streets

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

Image showing magnificent Beaux-Arts architectural features such as vaulted ceiling and fluted Corinthian columns. Travelers are moving through the vast concourse. The author of the article, W. Symmes Richardson, was an engineer and a partner of Charles McKim.

Subjects:

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