As the staff of the New York Times bids a sad farewell to the edifice at 229 West 43rd Street, let's take a fun and educational look back at the origins of the building. Here's a clip from River of Steel, a 1994 documentary about the construction of the subway system. It's a little odd to think of newspapers being distributed more quickly via mass transit, but we're sure the move westward will allow the Times to hasten the pace of delivery via their new proximity to... Port Authority?
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