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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Grand Central Preview

  • Aired: 02/03/2008
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
On February 1, 1913, more than 150,000 people eagerly rushed to Grand Central Terminal to gaze at New York City's newest landmark. A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the new Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street housed an underground electric train station that would revolutionize the way people traveled and transform midtown Manhattan.
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On February 1, 1913, New Yorkers rushed to see the opening of Grand Central Station.
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