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Design Challenge for a New Penn Station and the Next Madison Square Garden

“One entered the city like a god……

……One scuttles in now like a rat.”
Vincent Scully

640,000 People per day come through Penn Station

Hudson Yards Up-Zoning:
FAR ranges from 6.0 to 33.0 Average FAR = 16.7

Grand Central

Penn Station

Transportation Network
AMTRAK METRO NORTH

BOSTON

NJT

LGA

LIRR

AMTRAK

EW R JFK

DC

B-D-F-M

-R N-Q

Transportation Network
A-C-E

1-2-3

34th Street

LIRR LIRR (to Yard) NJT AMTRA K EWR AIRPORT HIGH SPEED RAIL
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MOYNIHAN STATION

NEW PENN STATION

NJT (to yard)
32nd Street

AMTRAK JFK & LGA AIRPORT NEW MSG
30th Street

HIGH SPEED RAIL
Bro adw ay

Seventh Ave.

Tenth Ave.

Eighth Ave.

Ninth Ave.

Sixth Ave.

PLACES TO RELAX & PLAY
“A public park four times the size of Bryant Park”

PLACES TO LIVE
“ A residential neighborhood the size of Tudor City”

PLACES TO WORK
“A commercial development the size of Rockefeller Center”

PLACES TO BE ENTERTAINED
“A cultural destination the size of Lincoln Center”