Richard McElhiney Architects LLC

Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Entrance Building at Penn Station

New York NY

The new entrance building for the Long Island Rail Road at Pennsylvania Station serves 125,000 commuters daily. The building provides a connection for pedestrians from the street level to the concourse 30 feet below. Within a 40′ x 50′ footprint, its five levels also accommodate all the cooling equipment for the underground concourse.


Bard Award of Excellence in Architecture & Urban Design, City Club of New York, 1996


Award of Excellence, NYS Association of Architects, 1996


Excellence in Architecture Award, NY Chapter, AIA, 1996


Honor Award for Excellence in Architectural Design, National AIA, 1996