The tile was extremely popular at the May 3 event at Union Station and sold out. Tiles can now be purchased in the Metro online store for $7.60 apiece plus shipping.
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Special tours are offered this month in celebration of Union Station’s 75th anniversary. Led by trained Metro Art Docents, the tours cover historic Union Station architecture and spaces not generally open to the public, including the old ticket concourse and former “Fred Harvey” restaurant, which operated 1939-67. Additionally, the tours [continue reading]
Photos by Peter Atkinson and Joshua Southwick/Metro We’re still sorting through photos and videos shot at Saturday’s celebration for Union Station’s 75th anniversary. Above is the last wave of photos and below are a pair of videos made by Metro staffers. RELATED: Union Station turns 75: the video More photos [continue reading]
Here’s another video from Saturday’s festivities for the 75th anniversary of Union Station. There’s some nice footage that gives you an idea of the flavor of the day and the seriously big crowds that descended upon Union Station.
Another set of photos from Union Station this morning and afternoon; here is another set of photos from earlier. Click to see a larger version of a photo. All photos by Juan Ocampo for Metro.
A little warm weather on Saturday didn’t keep crowds at bay as thousands of people descended on Union Station for the building’s 75th anniversary celebration that featured live music, train exhibitions, speeches from dignitaries and a lot of folks who apparently wished it was 1939 all over again. The above [continue reading]
If you’re visiting Union Station on Saturday for the 75th anniversary festivities, please check out the new Metro Information Tower that looks a little like the monolith in “2001: A Space Odyssey” but doesn’t leave you guessing about its purpose in life. The 17-foot tall interactive kiosk in the Union Station [continue reading]
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison! Union Station: L.A.’s nearly perfect time machine (L.A. Times) D.J. Waldie has a nice op-ed piece on the eve of Union Station’s 75th anniversary celebration [continue reading]
Metro will begin distributing new, commemorative TAP cards highlighting three beautiful views of Union Station to celebrate the iconic transportation hub’s 75th birthday. The new TAP cards will be issued starting on Friday afternoon. The Union Station 75th Anniversary Commemorative TAP Card will be available at TAP vending machines (TVMs) located [continue reading]