Opened in February 1913, Grand Central Terminalone of the country’s great architectural monumentshelped create Midtown Manhattan. Over the next century, it evolved into an unofficial town square for New York. Today, it sits astride Park Avenue at 42nd Street in all its original splendor, attracting visitors by the thousands. This new book celebrates Grand Central’s Centennial by tracing the Terminal’s history and design, and showcasing 200 photographs of its wondersfrom the well-trodden Main Concourse to its massive power station hidden 10 stories below. The stunning photographs, some archival and some taken by Frank English, official photographer of Metro-North Railroad for more than 25 years, capture every corner of this astonishing complex.
Praise for Grand Central Terminal:
The book is thoroughly researched and reads like a library of design, lifestyles, art and trivia that even New Yorkers don’t know.” NY Arts Magazine
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Grand Central Terminal celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2013. Here the New York Transit Museum and writer Robins (former survey director, New York Landmarks Commission; Subway Style: 100 Years of Architecture & Design in the New York City Subway) provide an evenhanded overview, exploring the b...May 03 2013 | Read Full Review of Grand Central Terminal: 100 Y...
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