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Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark

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Opened in February 1913, Grand Central Terminal—one of the countrys great architectural monuments—helped 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 Centrals Centennial by tracing the Terminals history and design, and showcasing 200 photographs of its wonders—from 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.

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“The book is thoroughly researched and reads like a library of design, lifestyles, art and trivia that even New Yorkers dont know.” —NY Arts Magazine

 

About the Author

Anthony W. Robins, formerly survey director for New Yorks Landmarks Commission, has written and lectured about the citys architecture and history for 30 years. The author of Classics of American Architecture: The World Trade Center and Subway Style, he has written for the New York Times, New York Magazine, and Architectural Record. The New York Transit Museum, located in Brooklyn, collects historical artifacts that illustrate mass transits critical role in the regions economic and residential development since the 19th century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781584799948
Author:
Robins, Anthony W.
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Author:
Leighton, Maxinne
Author:
Robins, Anthony W
Author:
NY Transit Museum
Subject:
Railroads - Pictorial
Subject:
Railroads - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 4-color illustrations and 100 black-
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.75 x 10 in

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