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9/27/16

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Governor Cuomo Unveils Plans for Penn Station's Massive Revamp

Design by SOM | Image by SOM & Methanoia Inc. | Courtesy Governor Andrew Cuomo's office

Source: Curbed

Brace yourselves, New Yorkers: a new Penn Station is officially coming—for real this time. Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans for the forthcoming Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex, along with announcing the developers and builders who will collaborate on the project...

Unsurprisingly, the partnership is made up of some of the real estate business's biggest names: Related Companies, Vornado Realty, and Skanska. Those three companies will work together, using the designs proposed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, to bring the revamped Penn Station to life...

SOM issued a statement, saying this: "SOM has provided pre-construction architectural, engineering and consulting services for the Train Hall work and will continue in that role thru the Construction Phases of the Train Hall. SOM is also the architect for the Related/Vornado/Skanska team and we look forward to working with them on the next phase of the project."

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