SOM Reimagines Penn Station for MASNYC Design Challenge (Courtesy of SOM)
When Madison Square Garden’s 50-year special permit expired last year, it launched a fiery debate over the future of the arena atop Penn Station. Critics, urban planners, and government officials have called for a 10-year term limit to encourage the relocation of MSG allowing for an overhaul of the crowded station. Today the Municipal Art Society of New York unveiled four different visions for a re-imagined Penn Station and MSG from firms Diller Scofidio + Renfro, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture, SHoP Architects, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).
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Filed Under: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture, Madison Square Garden, MAS, MSG, Municipal Art Society of New York, New York City, Owings & Merrill, Penn Station, SHoP Ar, Skidmore, SOM, Top, train station, transit
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