Empire Station Complex

Exterior view of Penn Station, Manhattan

Penn Station Redevelopment Moves Forward

Empire State Redevelopment unanimously voted to support the planned redevelopment of Midtown Manhattan’s much-maligned Penn Station.

July 25, 2022 - The Architect's Newspaper

Penn Station Interior

Post-Cuomo Penn Station Updates Could Move Project Forward

The controversial renovation of Penn Station could move forward with a scaled-back plan.

November 8, 2021 - Curbed

Manhattan Penn Station

Despite Controversies, Cuomo Keeps Pushing for Massive Empire Station Complex Plan

Checking in with a plan to add a record amount of development space to New York City, championed by the beleaguered governor of New York.

April 16, 2021 - The City

Manhattan Penn Station

Massive Empire Station Complex Project to Revamp Penn Station Area Moves Forward

The proposed Empire Station Complex project would link an upgraded Penn Station, the newly opened Moynihan Train Hall, and a tentative new terminal one block south of Penn Station.

February 25, 2021 - 6sqft

New York Governor

Massive, Expensive Redevelopment of Midtown Manhattan Proposed

New York Governor Cuomo's State of the State speeches last week included an ambitious proposal for a large-scale redevelopment project on Manhattan's west side, adjacent to Penn Station.

January 19, 2021 - New York Post

Formidable Barriers Threaten Penn Station Renovation

Last month N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed that Empire Station replace Penn Station, but many challenging parts, e.g., the Hudson River Tunnels, moving Madison Square Garden, could derail it. A related piece delves into the prior ARC tunnel project.

February 7, 2016 - Fox Business

Guess What 'Empire Station' Replaces

An earlier post on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's big capital project proposal this week gave barely a mention of his new plans for the renovation, or rebirth, of Penn Station, America's busiest rail station.

January 11, 2016 - The New York Times

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