Penn Station | Times Square Hotel
New York’s Penn Station was named after the Pennsylvania Railroad and is one of the most popular New York Attractions. Its original builder and tenant, and shares its name with a few other train stations in U.S. cities. The current New York Building that houses Penn Station was remodeled from a much more grandiose New York City Structure, which was built in 1910.
The original Penn Station in New York City was crafted in a beautiful Beaux-Arts style, and was an architectural gem in New York City. In the 1950’s, the station’s air rights were optioned and the main building was scheduled to be demolished in favor of an office and sports complex. The tracks underground remained untouched, and the new Penn Station complex, including Madison Square Gardens, was completed in 1968.
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About Penn Station:
Pennsylvania Station in New York City is a major commuter rail hub in New York City, and one of the most popular New York City Attractions and New York Landmarks. Penn Station is the primary intercity Train Station in New York, as it serves more than 300,000 passengers per day at an astonishing rate of up to 1,000 travelers every 90 seconds.
Compared to Grand Central Terminal in New York, which accommodates 140,000 passengers per day, New York’s Penn Station is noted as the busiest passenger transport facility in New York and the U.S. Penn Station receives the most traffic of all train stations in North America by far.
Penn Station sits underground, beneath Pennsylvania Plaza, an urban Destination in New York between 7th and 8th Avenues, and 31st and 33rd Streets in Midtown Manhattan. Penn Station butts up along the side of Madison Square Gardens, one of the most popular New York City Attractions, and is situated close to other New York Landmarks like the Empire State Building, Herald Square, and Macy’s.
Penn Station Location: 8th Avenue and 31st Street, New York, NY 10001 | 212-630-6401
Penn Station Amtrak Contact Information: 800-USA-RAIL
Penn Station MTA Contact Information: dial 511, the free New York State Transit and Traffic Line
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