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… the greatest act of civic vandalism in New York’s history.

New York’s Pennsylvania Station was one of the great edifices in U. S. History but it was not needed as a railroad station any longer. It was located on one of the most commercially valuable land tracts in the world. It employed few people. It was demolished to build the Madison Square garden sports complex.

Daniel Moynihan, Description of the razing of Pennsylvania Station, 1966

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Daniel Moynihan
Daniel Moynihan
  • Born: March 16, 1927
  • Died: March 26, 2003
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Daniel Patrick "Pat" Moynihan was an American politician, sociologist, and diplomat. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented New York in the United States Senate and served as an adviser to Republican U.S. President Richard Nixon.

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