• New Renderings of Penn Station's $1.6 Billion Renovation Released as Project Gets Greenlight

    4 days ago - By Arch Daily

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    New York City's fast-tracked Penn Station transformation project is moving forward, as Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the closing of the $1.6 billion deal to redevelop a large section of the James A. Farley Post Office into the new “Moynihan Train Hall.” The project will consist of a new 255,000-square-foot terminal for the Long Island Railroad and Amtrak, increasing Penn Station 's total concourse floor space by more than 50 percent, while an additional 700,000 square feet will be developed for commercial, retail and dining spaces to create a new mixed-use civic space for West...
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  • Tintype Portraits at the Jazz Age Lawn Party in New York City

    Tintype Portraits at the Jazz Age Lawn Party in New York City

    4 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Once a year for the past 12 years, people descend upon Governor's Island in New York City to experience the sights and sounds of the 1920s through the Jazz Age Lawn Party . And for the past 4 years, the Penumbra Tintype Studio has been on hand shooting tintype portraits of the attendees.
    “Jazz Age Lawn Party [...] is the world's original and largest prohibition era inspired gathering,” the party's website reads . “This historically sold out event attracts thousands of time travelers each year, who come together to discover the music and zeitgeist of the 1920s.”
    “Consistently selected by...
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