In The News
Union Station Included in List of the 37 Most Beautiful Train Stations in the World
Union Station in Washington, DC was featured in the August 2022 Architectural Digest list of “The 37 Most Beautiful Train Stations in the World“. At number 15, Union Station is described as follows: “This Beaux Arts wonder, completed in 1907, was was the first major structure in the country to be built of Bethel, Vermont, […]
Doug Carr Named New USRC President and CEO
The Union Station Redevelopment Corporation Board selected Doug Carr to be the new President and CEO. Mr. Carr will start work the first week of August 2022. For complete details, please see the press release.
Union Station Featured in the News
On March 19, 2021, USRC President and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley was interviewed by WUSA9‘s Mike Valerio. Ms. Swaim-Staley shared information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Union Station and how, nevertheless, the station is expected to return to its former vibrancy in the future. The article and video are available here. The video can […]
“A tale of two stations, A tale of two unions”
Recently, Stephen Cirello, a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC, wrote an article about the Union Stations in DC and Los Angeles. Entitled “A tale of two stations, A tale of two unions”, the article was featured in the summer edition of The Itinerary, the Guild’s newsletter, and on the French […]
Union Station Featured in Preservation Magazine
In the Spring 2019 edition of Preservation Magazine, there was an article entitled “Visit These 8 Monuments to America’s Rail Heritage” that features Washington, DC’s Union Station.
Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture for the Union Station Bus Deck Pavilions
Architecture DC’s The Spirit of Design: Annual AIA | DC Awards Issue features the Union Station Parking Garage‘s Bus Deck pavilions, which received an Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture. The article can be found on page 20.
Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 22nd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony
The holiday season is upon us once again. So, what better way to kick off the festivities than to attend the Union Station holiday extravaganza and annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 29th? In continuation of a 22-year tradition, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, on behalf of the citizens of Norway, […]
Union Station – One of the 20 Best Places to Visit in the United States
USRC is happy to announce that Union Station was included in a Social Post list of the 20 best places to visit in the United States. Look for #3 at https://www.socialpost.news/lifestyle/20-best-places-visit-usa/. (Photo Credit: Colin Winterbottom)
Union Station Bus Deck Recognized at the 2018 AIA|DC Chapter Design Awards
The winners of the 2018 AIA|DC Chapter Design Awards have been announced. These awards not only demonstrate the value of good design, but also illustrate the wide variety of services performed by architects. Studio Twenty Seven Architecture received an Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture for Tranquil Transit, its design of the pavilions in the Bus […]
Update: Union Station K9 Summer
On July 10th, Summer, the Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 in the running for an American Humane Hero Dog Award, and her handler Sgt. Micah Jones were featured on WJLA ABC7 News. Also, on July 2, 2018, Summer was included in a 24/7 Wall Street list of the 25 most heroic dogs in the United […]