There was nothing Andrew Cuomo loved more as governor than building big things. He built a new LaGuardia Airport terminal and Tappan Zee Bridge, which he named after his father. He built the Moynihan Train Hall. But he couldn’t crack the hardest nut of all: rebuilding the dismal and dangerous Penn Station.
He couldn’t because doing it right meant Madison Square Garden would have to go. But now opportunity is knocking loudly.
Eight years after the city told the Garden to move by 2023, conditions may be right for a big swing involving a huge public outlay to move the world-famous arena and disentomb Penn Station.
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