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The four firms took very different approaches, but each would make the new Penn Station more than just a station stop – variously proposing a spa, a theater, promenades, parks, apartments, and office spaces to go with it.
A survey released this week indicates that 84 percent of New Yorkers are satisfied with their lives in the city.
The presence of Macy’s loading dock, scaffolding, the lack of natural light and little street life were the determining factors in the Municipal Art Society’s designation for the block.
The Municipal Art Society of New York released the results of its first survey on livability measuring what real New Yorkers think about their city — and most said they love living in The Big Apple.