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Roman Legionnaires Restoration Campaign – Initial Fundraising Goal Met!

Thanks to your support, we have not only reached, but surpassed, our initial fundraising goal of $15,000! That means we are well on our way to kicking off the West Hall Roman Legionnaires restoration effort. While there is certainly cause to celebrate, we are inspired more than ever to keep going in the last 11 […]

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Media Coverage on the Amtrak/USRC Industry Open House

On June 8, 2017, Amtrak and USRC hosted an Industry Open House at which upcoming procurement opportunities were promoted. We were fortunate enough to have press from the Washington Business Journal and The Forward Cabin attend and report on the event. You can see their articles at the following links: • http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/06/09/heres-the-timetable-for-union-stations-concourse.html • https://theforwardcabin.com/2017/06/17/check-new-amtrak-clubacela-coming-washington-union-station/

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Amtrak and USRC Industry Open House Information

For those who were unable to attend the Industry Open House for near-term construction projects at Union Station on June 8, 2017, information on upcoming opportunities can be found on Amtrak’s Procurement Portal and the RFP/IFB page of USRC’s website. With regard to the Claytor Concourse Modernization Project, the contact is Nzinga Baker, USRC Vice President and Director, Finance and […]

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New Prizes Added to the Roman Legionnaires Restoration Fundraising Campaign

As previously indicated, USRC is collaborating with the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) and Heineken USA to raise funds to restore the four Roman Legionnaires in the West Hall of Union Station in Washington, DC. If you make a contribution, you will have a chance to claim some great perks: • two tickets to […]

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Girl Scouts Visit To Union Station

On Sunday, June 4th, USRC President and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley hosted a group from the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital (GSCNC) at Union Station. GSCNC CEO Lidia Soto-Harmon, 2 product sales staff, and 13 members, who were top cookie entrepreneurs (collectively selling over 36,000 packages of cookies), enjoyed lunch at Shake Shack and […]

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Reminder: 2nd Century Plan Industry Open House – June 8, 2017

Amtrak and Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC) invite you to attend an Industry Open House for Union Station’s 2nd Century Plan near-term project solicitations on Thursday, June 8th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Columbus Club in Union Station. Union Station’s 2nd Century Plan is a comprehensive improvement initiative comprised of multiple projects […]

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Awards Recognize Station Historic Preservation Efforts

A Great American Stations article “Awards Recognize Station Historic Preservation Efforts” highlights historic preservation projects in Amtrak-served stations in Lawrence, KS and Washington, DC that recently received awards. The DC project featured is none other than the important Union Station Main Hall Restoration. Happy reading!

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USRC Board Member Honored at the DCBIA Annual Achievement Awards

On May 18, 2017, the DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA) 33rd Annual Achievement Awards ceremony took place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, DC. USRC is happy to announce that Leif Dormsjo, Director of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and USRC Board Member, was honored and presented with the DCBIA Public Sector Award. The award […]

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Roman Legionnaires Restoration Fundraiser – Over 50% Of Our Target Met!

USRC, in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) and Heineken USA, has met over half of its fundraising goal for the Cities Campaign to restore the four Roman Legionnaires in the West Hall of Union Station in Washington, DC. Please help us reach our target and you will have a chance to […]

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Union Station Main Hall Restoration Project – Winner of the State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award

Union Station Redevelopment Corporation is pleased to reiterate that Union Station won the 2017 State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award for the Main Hall Restoration Project. To learn more about this important initiative, please watch this video. (Photo and video courtesy of the DC Preservation League)

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