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About the Book

About the Book

Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America

A richly illustrated --- and entertaining --- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal from Sam Roberts of the New York Times

Featuring quirky anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information, Sam Roberts’ 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.

Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America
by Sam Roberts

  • Publication Date: September 12, 2017
  • Genres: Architecture, History, Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1455525979
  • ISBN-13: 9781455525973