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School Performances at Union Station – April 2017

On April 7, 2017, there were three school concerts in the Main Hall at Union Station. • Rogers High School Orchestra (Rogers, AR) • College Park High School Concert Band (Pleasant Hill, CA) • Viroqua High School Choir and Band (Viroqua, WI) No photo available. The Olathe East High School Choir (Olathe, KS) performed on April […]

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Union Station Main Hall Restoration Project Wins State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award

Union Station Redevelopment Corporation is pleased to announce that Union Station won the 2017 State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award for the Main Hall Restoration Project. The DC Office of Planning and Historic Preservation Office, in partnership with the DC Preservation League and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), presented the 14th annual District of Columbia […]

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MegaBus Honoring the Military

Just before noon on May 22nd, a camouflaged MegaBus, honoring the military and commemorating Memorial Day, stopped at Union Station in Washington, DC. As part of a nationwide MegaBus fundraising campaign, during the month of May, the Camo Bus will be traveling to and from Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, […]

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Union Station – Winner of DC Preservation Award!

Union Station Redevelopment Corporation is pleased to announce that Union Station will be presented the State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award at the 2017 DC Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation for the Main Hall Restoration Project. The District of Columbia Office of Planning, the DC Historic Preservation Office, the DC Preservation League, and the Daughters of the American […]

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MDOT Tour of Union Station and DC

On April 27th, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) employees had take your kids to work day. In order to teach their children about various forms of transportation, they brought the MARC train down from Hanover, took a ride on the streetcar and metro in DC, and went on guided tours of Union Station with USRC […]

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Restoring the Historic Guardians of Union Station

Join the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP), in collaboration with Heineken USA and Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), as we kick off a restoration project inside the country’s greatest multimodal station. With your generous support, we will launch an important pilot project to renovate four of Union Station’s 46 historic Roman Legionnaires that will guard its […]

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Union Station Bus Deck Pavilions Featured in ArchDaily’s Top 100 American Architecture Projects

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of ArchDaily, the architecture research website highlighted 100 works of architecture in the U.S., featured between 2006 and 2016, which were most visited by their readers. These 100 works are considered important case studies and references for millions of architects, students, and journalists who seek the most relevant, inspiring works of American architecture. […]

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Union Station in Videos…New and Old

Faces of Travel is a video from April 18, 2017, emceed by Samantha Brown, Travel Expert and Television Host. The segment was prepared for National Travel and Tourism Week (May 7-13, 2017), which celebrates the travel industry and travelers. The video features the exterior and Main Hall of Union Station, the National Cherry Blossom Festival […]

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Earth Day Celebration…with NASA

On April 20, 2017, the Main Hall of Union Station was host to an amazing event. From 9am to 5pm, there was a free Earth Day event featuring storytelling, hands-on activities, Dynamic Planet, a space suit display, and Scott “Scooter” Altman (United States Navy Captain, engineer, test pilot, and former NASA astronaut) signing autographs! The […]

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Reminder: April 20th Earth Day with NASA Celebration at Union Station

USRC would like to remind everyone that there will be a special, free, public Earth Day with NASA celebration in the Main Hall on Thursday, April 20th. Come one, come all for what is sure to be a great event. Further details are available here.

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