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06 December 2013

1906 – Central Station, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Walter L. Vernon Opened on 4 August 1906, Central Station is the third station to be built in its vicinity since the first station opened 51 years earlier. Sydney’s Central Station was...

10 November 2013

1913 – Michigan Central Station, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: Warren & Wetmore Designed by the Warren & Wetmore, who also designed New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, in the Beaux-Arts Classical style. The building is composed of two distinct parts: the...

04 November 2013

1912 – Union Station, Memphis, Tennessee

Architect: The terminal, completed in 1912, was built in the Beaux-Arts style and was located on Calhoun Street, between south Second Street and Rayburn Boulevard. It was less than two blocks from Memphis...

04 November 2013

1907 – Union Station, Washington D.C.

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Company Constructed by the US Government, Pennsylvania Railroad, and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the cost of the land and terminal exceeded 18 million in 1907. AT the time...

26 October 2013

1853 – Railway Station, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Architect: Joshua Hargrave The railway terminus for the Great Southern and Western Railway, directly opposite their hotel property. The hotel is considered to be one of the first hotels owned by a railway...

04 September 2013

1914 – Grand Central Station, Memphis, Tennessee

Architect: Central Station was built on the site of a former station known as Calhoun Street Station. Memphis Central Station was owned by Illinois Central Railroad and the station was also used by...

04 September 2013

1914 – Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri

Architect: Jarvis Hunt Opened in 1914, it served as a replacement for the original Union Depot which opened in 1878. Union Station served a peak annual passenger traffic of over 670,000 in 1945...

23 July 2013

1919 – Proposed Remodeling of Paddington Station, London

Architect: Philip Tilden Un-constructed design for the remodeling of Paddington Station in London. Published in The Building News, June 11 1919. Tildens’ best known works, apart from an unexecuted design for a tower...

15 July 2013

1855 – Railway Station, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford

Architect: George Wilkinson Constructed for the Midland Great Western Railway Co., and opened in 8th November 1855. Visually similar to many on this network to the northwest of Ireland – a two storey,...