Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America
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- Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
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- Dimensions (in):6.1 x 0.9 x 8.1
- Publication Date:September 12, 2017
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- Richly illustrated volume delves deep into its history, with quirky anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information.
- Peek into the secret and unseen areas, from the tunnels, to the command center and the hidden passageways.
- Revisit the movies that have used Grand Central Station as a locale. Check out the celestial ceiling in the main lobby.
- Softcover. 320 pages.
A richly illustrated - and entertaining - history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal from Sam Roberts of the New York Times
"This well-done piece of urban history will appeal to both railroad enthusiasts and general readers."-Booklist
Featuring quirky anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information, this book will allow readers to peek into the secret and unseen areas of Grand Central -- from the tunnels, to the command center, to the hidden passageways.
With stories about everything from the famous movies that have used Grand Central as a location to the celestial ceiling in the main lobby (including its stunning mistake) to the homeless denizens who reside in the building's catacombs, this is a fascinating and, exciting look at a true American institution.
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