Monday, June 14, 2010

Union Station: Great Hall



The Union Station: The Great Hall..
Design by Daniel Burnham.. But he died before it was completed. His work was taken over by Graham, Anderson and Probst, later joined by White.
Completed: 1925.

Vaulted Skylight..

Allegorial sculptures, "Night" and "Day" by Henry Hering.. For more, click here..

The Light fixtures.. For details, click here..

Light fixtures details - worth checking out, with feasting birds, squirrels and butterflies.. click here..

Connecting lobby..

Ceiling details..

Staircase.. For more, click here...


Balconies.. For more, click here..

Balconies.. For more, click here..

Seating..

3 comments:

Calvin Brock said...

I must say, I thought this was a pretty interesting read when it comes to this topic. Liked the material. . . . Mary

John said...

This was very interesting, thank you.

Anonymous said...

Yes, America has grand train stations too!