Press Releases

UNION STATION REVEALS A FULLY-RESTORED MAIN HALL – FIRST TIME THE ROOM HAS BEEN UNOBSTRUCTED IN ALMOST 50 YEARS

May 9, 2016 Washington, DC – Today, Washington Union Station reveals a restored, historic Main Hall. Covered for the past four years in scaffolding as rehabilitation work was underway, the historic space is now unobstructed, as originally designed, for the first time in almost 50 years. Opened in 1907 as the General Waiting Room of […]

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USRC COMPLETES HISTORIC PRESERVATION PLAN FOR WASHINGTON UNION STATION

  June 15, 2015 Washington, DC – Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC) in partnership with Amtrak, Akridge, and Union Station Investco (USI) announce the completion of the first ever Historic Preservation Plan for the Washington Union Station complex. This plan marks the culmination of a 14-month drafting process where station partners worked with Building Conservation […]

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UNION STATION’S 2ND CENTURY PARTNERS RECEIVE THE 2015 ‘INTERNATIONAL SKYLINE AWARD’

April 29, 2015 Washington, DC – On Saturday, April 25, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), and its partners Amtrak and Akridge, were awarded the 2015 International Skyline Award by Lambda Alpha International. The award recognized them for their creative partnership on the plans for Union Station’s 2nd Century. Each year Lambda Alpha nominates two projects […]

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UNION STATION LAUNCHES A MOBILE TOUR APPLICATION

April 27, 2015 Washington, DC – Washington Union Station announces the launch of its mobile tour application, now available on iTunes and Google Play for download. The app is free and targets visitors of Union Station who are interested in learning more about the historic station, its existing features, and plans for its 2nd Century. […]

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GRIMSHAW- BEYER BLINDER BELLE SELECTED AS MASTER DEVELOPMENT PLAN TEAM FOR THE FUTURE OF WASHINGTON UNION STATION

April 7, 2015 Washington, DC – The Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), together with its partners Amtrak and Akridge, have commissioned Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP and Grimshaw Architects (BBB/Grimshaw) to create the Master Development Plan for Union Station’s 2nd Century. Building on the initial vision presented in Amtrak’s 2012 Washington Union Terminal […]

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USRC Selects BCA to Develop Historic Preservation Plan for Washington Union Station

Washington, DC – Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC) has selected Building Conservation Associates, Inc. (BCA) to lead in the development of a historic preservation plan for the Washington Union Station complex. The development of the plan is a joint initiative lead by USRC, Union Station Investco (USI), Amtrak, and Akridge. It will include a catalogue […]

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