Recommended Texts

Crowe, Norman, and Paul Laseau. Visual Notes for Architects and Designers. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012. Print. (Reserve NA2750 .C76 2012)


50 Years Ago, Sharply Dressed Protesters Stood Up for a Train Station They Revered

Celebrating Penn Central: how the Supreme Court’s preservation of Grand Central Terminal helped preserve planning nationwide (Library Login Required)

City Beautiful Movement (Library Login Required)

Excavating the Farley

Forgotten Streams of New York

Fred Papert, Innovative Ad Man and Champion of Grand Central, Dies at 89

Grand by Design

Grand Central Terminal: Track, Signal, and Interlocking Diagrams


The Heart of New York: Grand Central Terminal (Library Login Required)

Longing for the Old Penn Station? In the End, It Wasn’t So Great

Radio Warms to Podcast Phenomenon (Library Login Required)

Scapegoat in a Clamshell

Top Ten Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

Vaulting Ambitions 

When Vanderbilt Did Not Get His Way

William J. Wilgus and Grand Central Terminal (Library Login Required)

William J. Wilgus Papers 1895-1947


99% Invisible Podcast: Penn Station Sucks

Bowery Boys Podcast: Grand Central

Kohn Installation in Grand Central

WNYC: New York City Landmarks Law

Radiolab: Cities

Scientific American Slideshow: Grand Central Terminal

Stanford White Video

Undercity New York City Urban Exploration

Web Resources

Annotated Bibliography, City Tech Library

APA Style Guide, Purdue OWL

Architectural Technology Subject Guide, City Tech Library

Evaluating Sources, City Tech Library

Historic Maps as Historian’s Evidence, Newberry Library

Making Sense of Maps, George Mason University and the American Social History Project

Primary, secondary, and tertiary sources, Virginia Tech University Libraries

Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing, Purdue OWL

What are archives and how do they differ from libraries? Society of American Archivists

Why and How to Avoid Plagiarism, City Tech Library

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