De Blasio appointee on MTA board skeptical of cost for Cuomo’s Penn Station plan

An appointee of Mayor Bill de Blasio to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board raised concerns Wednesday about the funding for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s grand plans for the new Penn Station. Earlier this week, Cuomo named the Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust the developers of the project that would turn the James A. […]

Penn Station: The new home to NYC’s hottest thrill ride?

If a Brooklyn developer gets his way, New Yorkers will soon hear screams coming from Penn Station. No, not because of the soul-crushing decor, but due to a free-fall tower Brooklyn Capital Partners hopes to build on top of Madison Square Garden or the James A. Farley Building. The firm has proposed building a 1,200-foot-high […]