Grand Central Station has not only become on of the most
visited stations in New York
, it’s become a landmark of the city, a meeting
point, an architecture reference point, it’s the largest train station in the
world by number of platforms, and a buildings that tells the story of the New
Grand Central Station is turning 100 years tomorrow, Feb 1st, and
several events will take place to commemorate it.
The celebration starts at 9:30Am with a concert and the
rest of the morning there will be presentations and appearances of famous
residents like Caroline Kennedy, actress Cynthia Nixon, NY Mets player Keith
Hernandez and a ceremony with the Vanderbilt Family.
During the afternoon there will be presentation by Electric violinist, Sarah Charness
and performances from different artists.
Celebrations will go on for the entire year with a parade
of trains, the entrance to the terminal will be restored, a tour through grand
central will be launched, a photography exposition and much more will be done
by the MTA.
During Feb 1st, don’t miss special giveaways
from the stores in Grand Central.
A few facts about Grand Central:
* Grand Central has been featured in numerous
films, including Superman, The Fisher King, North by Northwest, and Madagascar.
* Grand Central
Terminal covers over 48 acres.
125,000 commuters transit Grand Central daily.
* In addition to
commuters, over 500,000 people visit the terminal daily.
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