To celebrate Grand Central's 100th birthday, MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design will present an exhibition featuring the work of more than a dozen contemporary artists who capture and reimagine moments in Grand Central Terminal - the site of the beginning and end of countless journeys for millions of travelers over the past century - and connect them with the present. This is an exhibition about Time and about the people who move and live through it, who are connected to the past and future through their experience in this iconic, romantic place. Presented by MTA Arts for Transit and New York Transit Museum. Image: Pop Chart Lab
Sample food, beverages and products from around the Terminal!
Don't miss Metro-North's New York City, Connecticut and Hudson Valley Staycation showcase. You'll have your pick of Getaway adventures to explore, including wineries, casinos, day trip destinations, getaway giveaways, live performances, outdoor adventure demos and much more!
This summer, Metro-North Railroad unveils a restored 89 E. 42nd St. entrance to the Terminal. Additionally, the results of a collaborative effort between Metro-North Railroad and the New York City Department of Transportation will create a "sense of place" identity for Grand Central Terminal at Pershing Square on 42nd St. And this Fall, the modernization of Grand Central's exterior building illumination will be completed by Grand Central Partnership. Additional details to be announced.
Grand Central Terminal has always captured the imagination of artists and architects. To celebrate the Terminal's Centennial, the Architectural League of New York and the New York Transit Museum hosted a competition for architects and designers to reimagine the New York City landmark. Twenty winners (from 109 entries) were selected for a Grand Central Sketchbook produced by Moleskine. This work, ranging from whimsical to technical, from charcoal drawings to computer generated fantasies, is featured in the exhibition. Presented by the New York Transit Museum.
To commemorate Grand Central Terminal's 100th birthday, the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council (MNRCC) invites you to learn about an even older station: the 1893 Pelham Train Station. In conjunction with the Pelham Street Fair, the Council is hosting two railroad talks with a local historian where you can learn how the railroad has impacted the town of Pelham. At the MNRCC booth, you can also build a model train or train station with your children, and enter a free drawing for chance to win a trip to Grand Central Terminal with lunch at the world-famous Junior's Restaurant...
The future of the way New Yorkers' will travel in the next century is happening at Grand Central Terminal, 18 stories beneath the ground. This behind-the-scenes look at the East Side Access project features captivating photos by Hiroyuki Suzuki. Presented by the New York Transit Museum.
In honor of Grand Central Terminal's 100th birthday, the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council (MNRCC) invites you to come explore another Warren and Wetmore-designed station during Yonkers Riverfest. While these famous architects are best known for Grand Central Terminal, they made an impact throughout the Metro-North system. In 1911 Warren and Wetmore designed Metro-North's Yonkers Station and in conjunction with the Riverfest celebration, the Council is hosting a unique opportunity to tour this beautifully restored Beaux Arts-style gem.
Come celebrate the 100th birthday of Grand Central Terminal with the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council (MNRCC) at the Village of Brewster;s Founders Day! The Council is proud to highlight Grand Central's influences throughout the Metro-North system and the historic Brewster station on the Harlem Line is a perfect example of how the railroad can help establish a community.
More than a century of covering great historic moments, new developments in science and technology, unforgettable sports highlights, as well as cultural treasures, streetscapes of New York City and portraits of world leaders - has resulted in one of the oldest and largest compilations of photographs in the world: The New York Times Photo Archives. The New York Times has invited Notable New Yorkers to choose their favorite iconic images from the publication's vast archives and will share these photos in a "Notable New Yorkers" exhibit in Vanderbilt Hall as part of Grand Central's Centennial celebration.
During the late 1800s, "orphan trains" from Grand Central sent nearly 250,000 New York children West to live with frontier families. Orphan Train: The Musical tells the adventures of these young pioneers in a poignant, powerful portrayal of how the nation was built one child, one family at a time.