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Memorial Day American Flag Display

On Monday, May 28th at 10:00 am, Mitch Mendler, who is a fire fighter/paramedic, will be bringing a large American flag to the Main Hall of Union Station. He will be joined by some Boy and Girl Scouts and will also call on passersby to help him unfurl and hold out the flag for ten […]

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Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 Summer Through to Round 2 of the Hero Dog Awards

USRC is pleased to announce that Summer, the Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 up for a Hero Dog Award, has made it through to the second round of voting. American Humane will be hosting the eighth annual Hero Dog Awards in Beverly Hills on September 29, 2018. One of the nominees is Summer, a 7-year-old female Labrador who was […]

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NOTICE: May 18th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018. Additionally, on the 18th, the Food Court will close at 6:00 pm and the East Hall will be closed all day. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will […]

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The State of Our Union Station Podcast

Beverley Swaim-Staley, USRC President and CEO, recently shared some information about Union Station in a podcast with Infrastructure Week‘s Patrick Sabol. In the podcast, Beverley “walks us through the past 100 years of DC’s iconic and economically critical transportation hub and then gives us a glimpse of how we’ll be using it for the next […]

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Spring has Sprung!

USRC hopes everyone is enjoying the lovely spring weather. (Photo Credit: Hany Hassan, Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners LLP)

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Earth Day Sculpture Exhibit

From April 24 to 28, 2018, Union Station’s Main Hall was home to an Earth Day sculpture exhibit. On display were George Sabra’s pieces Exhausted Tree and Plastic Storm. Made of recycled automobile parts, Exhausted Tree is an 11-foot-tall sculpture of a tree that tells the story about the effects of air pollution on the […]

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Another Successful Earth Day with NASA Event at Union Station

On Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th, Union Station’s Main Hall was host to the fifth annual Earth Day celebration with NASA. At this great, free event, which was open to the public, people could learn about space through multimedia stories of discovery, hands-on activities, and amazing technology. Additionally, attendees had a chance to […]

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Earth Day Sculpture Exhibit

From April 24 to 28, 2018, Union Station’s Main Hall will have an Earth Day sculpture exhibit. Sculptor George Sabra’s pieces Exhausted Tree and Plastic Storm will be on display. Exhausted Tree, made of recycled automobile parts, is an 11-foot-tall sculpture of a tree. It tells the story about the effects of air pollution on […]

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REMINDER: Earth Day with NASA 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday, April 19th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday, April 20th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Union Station’s Main Hall will be host to the fifth annual Earth Day celebration with NASA. This great, free event is open to the public. Come one, come all to learn about space through multimedia stories of discovery, […]

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April 11th NSO Concert at Union Station a Huge Success!

On April 11th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, as part of the National Symphony Orchestra’s In Your Neighborhood event series, the NSO had a wonderful, free concert in the Main Hall at Union Station. The performance, which was conducted by new Music Director Gianandrea Noseda and featured violinist Nurit Bar-Josef, consisted of the following repertoire: Program BERNSTEIN – Overture to Candide […]

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