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Grand Central : How a Train Station Transformed America (Reprint) (Paperback) (Sam Roberts)
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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."-BooklistFeaturing 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.
Number of Pages: 303
Genre: Transportation, Architecture
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
Author: Sam Roberts
Street Date: September 12, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-2613
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