|Tunnel-to-Terminus, The Story of Penn Station||
This is the quintessential audio clip for this web site. It is an interview with Jill Jonnes about her book "Conquering Gotham: A Gilded Age Epic - The Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels." It is the book which motivated this entire project of alexandercassatt.com. Audio from NPR All Things Considered 2007-06-09. Read the interview transcript here.
|These Architects Designed a Nation||An interview with Ms. Mosette Broderick, author of "Triumvirate: McKim, Mead and White Art Architecture, Scandal and Class in America's Gilded Age." This is the architectural firm which designed Penn Station under the guidance of Alexander Cassatt. Audio from NPR All Things Considered 2011-01-01. Read the interview transcript here.
|Cuomo's Vision for Penn Station||New York governer Andrew Cuomo is an advocate for a new Penn Station. Audio from WNYC New York Public Radio 2016-01-06. Read the related article here.
Penn Station's Lesson - "If At First You Don't Succeed ..."
A follow-up piece from WNYC about Governor Cuomo's vision for a new Penn Station. Audio from WNYC New York Public Radio 2016-01-08. Read the related article here (this has a terrific picture timeline of Penn Station).
|Piece of Original Penn Station Hides in Plain Site||
WNYC's Jim O'Grady tours Penn Station in August, 2012 and describes the crowded misery of the hundreds of thousands of travelers passing through the station each day. Audio from WNYC New York Public Radio 2012-08-06. Read the related article here.