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NOTICE: November 13 to 16, 2018 Closures at Union Station

The East Hall will be closed to the public from Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm until Friday, November 16th at 5:00 am. Additionally, the Main Hall will close to the public on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:00 pm and will reopen on Thursday, November 15th at 5:30 am. Please refer to signage […]

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NOTICE: October 30th Private Event at Union Station

Due to a private event, the following closures will occur on Tuesday, October 30, 2018: • The East Hall will be closed to the public all day. • The Main Hall, West Hall, and DC Lottery will close at 3:00 pm. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations […]

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Union Station Tours in September 2018

The inaugural History of Union Station tour took place on September 15, 2018. On this tour, the participants learned about Daniel Burnham’s vision, the station through two world wars, the 1980s restoration, present-day endeavors, and much more. Also in September, USRC had the privilege of organizing and leading tours for the Conference of Minority Transportation […]

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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)

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30th Anniversary Celebration – A Huge Success!

On September 28, 2018, there was a celebration at Union Station to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1988 grand reopening after the 1980s restoration. People coming through the Main Hall were treated to: • a LEGO® model of the station and the railyard, complete with moving trains; • a Stuart-Hobson Middle School choir concert; • […]

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30th Anniversary Celebration of Union Station’s Reopening

September 28, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the reopening of Union Station following the 1980s restoration. USRC, Union Station Investco, and Special Events at Union Station are working together to put on a small celebration. All day long, thanks to some members of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area LEGO® Train Club (WamaLTC), passersby will […]

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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 […]

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NOTICE: September 17th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 3:00 pm on Monday, September 17, 2018. The Main Hall will also be closed at 7:30 pm on Sunday, September 16th for event preparations. Additionally, the East Hall will be closed all day on the 16th and […]

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NOTICE: August 25th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Additionally, the East Hall will be closed all day on the 25th. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations on Sunday, August 26th. […]

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Your Band, Orchestra, or Choir Can Perform for Free in Union Station

Are you a member of a small band, orchestra, or choir? Groups of 40 or less can have an opportunity to perform for free for up to 30 minutes in Union Station’s beautiful Main Hall. Washington, DC’s premier multimodal transportation facility, Union Station, hosts over 37 million visitors annually and is a great performance venue. […]

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