Old Penn Station

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Price: $16.95
Item Number: 310023
Author: William Low
Illustrator: William Low
Format: Hardcover

During the first half of the 20th century, the original Pennsylvania Station was one of New York City’s grandest landmarks, a palace in the middle of Manhattan. Carefully tracing the history of Penn Station from construction to destruction – and beyond to its influence on the establishment of the historical preservations movement, William Low captures the history and glory of this soaring railroad station in both his text and his magnificent illustrations which pay close attention to detail while still encompassing the large-scale grandeur of Penn Station. A beautiful tribute to the glory of the original Pennsylvania Railroad Station, this is a classic, beautiful book for history lovers, train lovers, and art lovers alike.

Selected as one of the New York Times “Ten Best Illustrated Books of the Year.”

William Low , a four-time Silver Medal winner at the Society of Illustrators, was born and raised in New York City. He is a lover of trains and New York architecture. Mr. Low is the author and illustrator ofChinatown,Machines Go to Work in the City,Feathered Dinosaurs, Turcks to the Rescue and more. He teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.



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