Scrap Cuomo's plan, rebuild Pennsylvania Station

Aftershocks from the implosion of the Cuomo administration will last for years. In at least one case, make that hundreds of years.

We’re talking about the former governor’s plans to rebuild Pennsylvania Station as part of a 20 million-square-foot monster development called Empire Station Complex. With luck, his proposal to erect 10 bland office buildings—one as big as the Empire State Building—is now dead. No one, it seems, is sorry about that.

So now we have a chance to improve the lives of generations of New Yorkers.

Today’s Penn Station, as has often been said, is a dingy subterranean misery. The morale-crushing daily passage made by hundreds of thousands

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