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Old Penn Station Memorialized In New Book of Stunning Photos

Good news for those pining for the old Penn Station (which should be just about everybody who's encountered the awful thing that is its replacement): a new book of photographs of the Beaux Arts masterpiece hit stores this week (h/t Atlas Obscura). "Penn Station, New York" by Louis Stettner puts on display Stettner's late 1950's photographs of the erstwhile station's breathtaking interiors, and what daily life looked like inside of its walls. For Stettner, the station was a "spacious and dramatic arena where people in the act of traveling went through a mixture of excitement, a silent patience of waiting, and an honest fatigue."

Curbed NY has a few more photos from the book. >>