Penn Station Historic Site

Penn Station Historic Site (HM2YV)

Location: Newark, NJ 07102 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 44.082', W 74° 9.873'

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Penn Station, designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead and White, opened in 1935 and is an outstanding example of Art Deco exterior and interior design. Penn Station replaced the Pennsylvania Railroad's old Market Street station which had occupied this site since the 1830's and was unable to handle the growing number of rail passengers traveling through Newark in the early 20th century. Penn Station is a major transportation hub linking NJ Transit and Amtrak railroads, the Port Authority Trans Hudson line to New York, the Newark City Subway and many local and long-distance bus lines. Penn Station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
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HM NumberHM2YV
Series This marker is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad series
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Placed ByThe Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 11:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 570543 N 4509642
Decimal Degrees40.73470000, -74.16455000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.082', W 74° 9.873'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 4.92" N, 74° 9' 52.38" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Raymond Plaza W, Newark NJ 07102, US
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