Top Firms Release Plans for Penn Station Redesign

Top Firms Release Plans for Penn Station Redesign

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Tara Bellucci
May 31, 2013

Does Penn Station's future look bright? The proposals from four firms in response to the challenge issued by the Municipal Art Society of New York all reimagine the transportation hub as a light-filled space — without Madison Square Garden on top of it. MSG Holdings, however, calls the drawings "pie-in-the-sky," and wants to renew its permit in perpetuity. 

In other news, finally there's a chair that's actually meant for draping clothes, and check out how your city smells... on a map. See the headlines after the jump.

• Penn Station’s Future Reimagined in Stiff Competition | Interior Design
• Sacrificial Chair By Thing Industries Has Us Rethinking Our Cluttered Ways | HuffPost Home
• Mapping How Cities Smell, Block By Block | Co.Exist

(Image: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill via Interior Design)

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