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Commuters needed this. Frequent travelers needed this. Tourists needed this. New York needed this.

"No, the huge, lofty train hall, with its soaring skylights, doesn’t magically resurrect the old Pennsylvania Station or extinguish the raging dumpster fire that is the current one. It leaves all sorts of herculean challenges and tasks around Penn Station unresolved. But it delivers on its promise, giving the city the uplifting gateway it deserves. When was the last time you could say something like that about a public works project?"
The rest of the story:
A $1.6 billion transformation of a post office has given the city a lofty, light-filled steel, glass and marble cathedral. Moynihan Train Hall: It’s Stunning. And, a First Step by Michael Kimmelman (New York Times)

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