Tag Archives: Grand Central Terminal

Old New York In Photos #36

Grand Central Station – 1909 We are looking north on Park Avenue from 41st Street towards Grand Central Station. Grand Central became a “terminal” (end of the line) in 1913 with the completion of the current facility. When passengers disembarked … Continue reading

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Objects Lost and Found At Grand Central Over The Past 100 Years

Fascinating Museum Of Memories Collection Displayed At Grand Central Terminal’s Transit Museum Annex This year marks the 100th anniversary of the current Grand Central Terminal.  Jane Greengold is one of a dozen contemporary artists taking part in an exhibition, On … Continue reading

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Classic Hollywood #18

James Cagney Grabs Lunch At Grand Central In the days before air travel became popular, almost everyone took the train to get around the United States.  On February 6, 1945 before boarding the Twentieth Century Limited for Chicago, James Cagney … Continue reading

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Old New York in Photos #5

42nd Street Looking West From Park Avenue c. 1909 Trolleys, horse drawn wagons and no cars, dominate this view of 42nd street.  The building on the right is Grand Central Terminal before being completely renovated by the architectural firm of … Continue reading

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Old New York in Photos #4

Park Avenue, 1935 For a brief period there was a park in the middle of Park Avenue. This is not it. When road lanes were widened in the 1920’s the pedestrian plaza with benches were removed and replaced with a … Continue reading

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