Catching up on a little news from the long weekend, minutes before the close of business Friday, the Paterson administration announced that Tim Gilchrist, a top aide to the governor on all things infrastructure and transportation, would leave his job as senior advisor to the governor.
His new job: president of the Read More
The board of the state’s development agency Friday voted to approve modified plans to the proposal to expand Penn Station into the Farley Post Office across Eighth Avenue, a project known as Moynihan Station after its greatest backer, Senator Daniel Moynihan.
The vote is one of a set of actions kicked off by an Read More
Architecture firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill has gotten a bit of new work, thanks in part to the federal stimulus package.
The state’s development agency on Thursday announced that it had awarded SOM design work for the first phase of its Moynihan Station project, the long-planned expansion of Penn Station into the Farley Post Office.
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In late January, a collection of civic groups pushing for the expansion of Penn Station across the street into the Farley Post Office met with Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch’s chief of staff, Michael Evans. The topic was a status report on the long-stalled project-in the works for nearly two decades with little forward Read More
In a late September planning conference at N.Y.U., Vishaan Chakrabarti strode into the college’s Kimmell Center a healthy hour after the event began.
Taking his place onstage, the former city planning official and development executive began to speak about his favorite project: the redevelopment of Pennsylvania Station-in the planning stages for nearly two decades-an effort Read More
The Paterson administration has passed Washington, D.C., the collection plate for Moynihan Station. Earlier this week, the state submitted an application for$98,281,730 in funds from the federal stimulus package out of a pot called “TIGER,” a program in which the Obama administration has broad discretion on how to dole out Read More
It’s official: The Paterson administration has passed Washington, D.C., the collection plate for Moynihan Station. Earlier this week, the state submitted an application for $98,281,730 in funds from the federal stimulus package out of a pot called “TIGER,” a program in which the Obama administration has broad discretion on Read More
The long, maddening process of converting the old Farley Post Office on Eighth Avenue into a world-class rail station may yet have a happy ending. Amtrak announced earlier this week that it will move into the proposed new station rather than remain in that hellish pit known as Penn Station.
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In September 2008, Governor Paterson strode into a Friday luncheon of the New York Building Congress, and pledged he would succeed where the past three people with his job have failed: His administration would carry out the long-desired but ever-elusive plan to expand Pennsylvania Station.
Now, with little heard on the topic since, it Read More
Council speaker sides with Bloomberg, Silver over New York Times. Read More