Grand Central Station, New York Railway Architecture Photos, Architect, Date, Location

Grand Central Station New York : Terminal Building

Grand Central Terminal: Famous Manhattan station building, USA

Jul 4, 2016

Grand Central Station Terminal Building in New York

Grand Central Station New York Terminal Building

Building images from 24 Jun – 2 Jul 2016 © Adrian Welch:

Grand Central New York with Metlife Building:
Grand Central New York with Metlife Building

Charming central clock:
Grand Central New York building clock

building interior:
Grand Central New York building interior

Grand Central building interior

Grand Central New York building hall

Grand Central New York hall

Grand Central Station

Location: Vanderbilt Avenue (+ Lexington Avenue / 43rd Street / Park Avenue), New York, NY, USA
Dates built: 1903-13
Design: Reed and Stem; Warren and Wetmore

Official title: Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Station
Grand Central Station Photo © Tim Collins

Also called Grand Central Terminal, built for the New York and Harlem Railroad company.

Famous building backdrop from numerous American films, the station is designed in the Beaux-Arts architecture style popular in the early 20th century. An architecture competition took place in 1903 for the new Grand Central Station.

The other New York railway station – Penn Station – was constructed in a similar Beaux-Arts style but sadly demolished in 1966. It was designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead & White, Architects. Grand Central New York has 67 separate tracks on two levels. Refurbished in 1994 by LaSalle Partners & Williams Jackson Ewing.

Oct 19, 2012

Grand Central Terminal Manhattan

The Next 100 – Foster + Partners re-imagines Grand Central Terminal for 2013 Centenary

19 October 2012 – Norman Foster presented proposals for a masterplan to bring clarity back to Grand Central Terminal at The Municipal Art Society of New York’s annual Summit in New York last night.

Grand Central Terminal is one of New York’s greatest landmarks and contains perhaps the city’s finest civic space. However, over time it has become a victim of its own success. A building designed to be used by 75,000 people per day now routinely handles ten times that number with up to a million on peak days.

Grand Central Terminal Manhattan Grand Central Terminal Building New York
images : Foster + Partners

Grand Central Terminal

Website: grandcentralterminal.com

Location: 43rd Street, New York City, USA, North America

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20 Times Square Skyscraper Building, New York City
image courtesy of architects office
20 Times Square Skyscraper Building

Grand Central Station Photo © Tim Collins

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