Monday, 28 October 2013
Pardon me, boy, is that a demolition?
The US equivalent of the Euston Arch was Pennsylvania Station in New York. In both cases, preservation societies had grown in importance before their demolition, but both erections were so iconic that commentators tend to date the preservation movement each side of the Atlantic from them. Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the start of The Penn's demolition. There is more here.