Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City

Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City

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Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City

2001 | 243 | ISBN: 0801865107 | PDF | 2 Mb

Grand Central Terminal, one of New York City's preeminent buildings, stands as a magnificent Beaux-Arts monument to America's Railway Age, and it remains a vital part of city life today. Completed in 1913 after ten years of construction, the terminal became the city's most important transportation hub, linking long-distance and commuter trains to New York's network of subways, elevated trains, and streetcars. Its soaring Grand Concourse still offers passengers a majestic gateway to the wonders beyond 42nd Street....

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