The Rise and Fall of Penn Station
Season 26 Episode 5 | 51m 46s
Just 53 years after the station’s opening, the monumental building that was supposed to last forever, to herald and represent the American Empire, was slated to be destroyed.
Expired: 02/17/17Video has closed captioning.
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The engineering feat and architectural achievement that was torn down after just 53 years.
The engineering feat would last, the architectural masterpiece did not. Premiering Feb 18.
For Season 26 of American Experience, exclusive corporate funding is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance, major funding by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS stations.