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West Hall Roman Legionnaires Restoration Kick-Off!

On October 23rd, the restoration of the Roman Legionnaires in the West Hall will commence. The conservation of this spectacular statuary is expected to be completed in mid-November. Stop by the station to watch the restoration team from Materials Conservation Co., LLC in action. USRC would like to thank all the donors for their contributions […]

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Union Station Expansion Project Concept Screening Report Released

On July 31, 2017, the Federal Railroad Administration published the Washington Union Station Expansion Project Concept Screening Report. The report is available here.

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USRC Recipient of a Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors Grant!

USRC is pleased to announce that we have received a National Trust for Historic Preservation Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors grant for a Historic Interior Lighting Study of Union Station. The study will document the lighting, both artificial and natural, in the interior historic spaces over the station’s history. The study will commence in August 2017 […]

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Thanks to the Supporters of the Roman Legionnaires Fundraising Campaign!

USRC would like to thank everyone who contributed to the West Hall Roman Legionnaires restoration fundraising campaign. On account of your support, we raised over $40,000 for this important endeavor and the four Legionnaires in Union Station’s West Hall will now be conserved. We would also like to extend our gratitude to the National Trust […]

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Atlas Obscura Tour of Union Station a Success!

On July 16th, in collaboration with Atlas Obscura and the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP), USRC President and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley and Archivist Sarah Mayersohn led a group of 26 people on a behind the scenes tour of Union Station. In addition to stops in the West, East, and Main Halls, the participants were […]

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Roman Legionnaires Fundraising Campaign Coming to an End

Saturday, July 15th is the last day of the fundraising campaign to restore the four Roman Legionnaires in the West Hall of Union Station. So, you still have a chance to support this important endeavor and select from the following great prizes: • two tickets to a Bruno Mars: 24K Magic World Tour concert; • […]

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School Performances at Union Station – Summer 2017

On June 14th, the Greeley Children’s Chorale (Greeley, CO) gave a performance in the Main Hall of Union Station. The Shanghai No. 3 Girls High School Concert Band performed in the station on July 5, 2017. Many thanks to all the performers, conductors, parents, chaperones, organizers, and people who stopped by to listen. (Photo Credit: […]

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Roman Legionnaires Fundraising Campaign Extended!

USRC is happy to announce that over $30,000 has been raised for the West Hall Roman Legionnaires restoration project. Thanks very much to all who have contributed. However, contrary to what was previously indicated, this fundraising campaign did not end on June 30th. Until July 15th, you can still make a contribution and get one […]

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WTS Tour of Union Station

On June 23, 2017, USRC hosted a Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) group in Union Station. Taking part were 27 young women from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, DC, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington who are all interested in STEM-related careers. The participants were selected through an application process by their […]

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Independence Day Commemorated at Union Station

USRC hopes that everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July.

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