From November 6 to 12, 2019, there was a Berlin Wall exhibit at Union Station, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the display outlined the history of the wall and highlighted stories of individuals who perished trying to cross it.
From November 6 to 12, 2019, there will be a Berlin Wall exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. The display, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The exhibit will feature six panels depicting the history of the wall and […]
There were some wonderful, free public performances in Union Station’s Main Hall in September and October 2019. The Imaoikiruhito (people living in the now) Resonance Harmony Group, comprised of singers from Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, and Kanagawa, performed a number of great songs in Japanese on September 12th. On October 18, 2019, the Salvation Army choir […]
On September 5, 2019, the DC Public Library (DCPL), the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Connect.DC (the District’s Digital Inclusion Initiative), and DJs EZ Street and Stretch Garrett of WHUR Radio hosted a goDigital LIVE Fair in Union Station’s Main Hall. At this wonderful, free, public event, organized in collaboration with USRC, people were able to sample music, videos, audiobooks, and more via touchscreen […]
After Labor Day, the access from Massachusetts Avenue NE to Union Station will reopen. Drivers will once again be able to enter the Union Station Parking Garage and rental car area from the southeast. Additionally, drivers will notice new signage indicating they may access the cell phone waiting and kiss and ride lots. This entrance […]
On Thursday, September 5th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, the DC Public Library, the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Connect.DC (the District’s Digital Inclusion Initiative), and DJ EZ Street of WHUR Radio will be hosting a goDigital LIVE Fair in Union Station’s Main Hall. At this great, free, public event, organized in collaboration with USRC, people will be able to sample music, videos, audiobooks, and […]
USRC is happy to announce that we launched a YouTube channel for Union Station. The channel features the following playlists:• Historic Union Station• Union Station Events (videos of past public events, such as orchestra, band, choir, and dance performances)• Union Station Restoration Projects• External Events• Transportation• Around the Neighborhood If you have videos of events in the station that you think would be good additions […]
Thanks to a collaborative effort with USRC, the Travelers Aid information desk is relocating to the Union Station Parking Garage Bus Deck information pavilion and will be reopening on July 26, 2019. Previously located in the Claytor Concourse, the information desk, which had operated at Union Station for more than 100 years, closed on April […]
In collaboration with the DC Public Library (DCPL) and USRC, the Union Station Parking Garage Bus Deck waiting room is now hosting a digital pop-up library. When you wait for your bus, you can turn on your digital device’s Wi-Fi and select Pop Up Library. While on this network, you can see a collection of […]
There were some great, free public performances in Union Station’s Main Hall in May and June 2019. On May 30, 2019, the Oakes High School (ND) band and choir performed a number of fantastic songs. The SONUS A Cappella Choir (Nashville, TN) had a wonderful concert on June 5th.