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BUILDING
 
 
Grand Central Terminal
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DESIGNER
 
 
Warren & Wetmore | Reed & Stern
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
New York
Town
New York - Manhattan
Borough
Manhattan
Address
Park Avenue, Vanderbilt Avenue (40th, 42th)
 
 
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Transport buildings and structures
Railway stations
Operations on existing buildings
Extension, superelevation
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1903    
Realisation
1913
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AWARDS
 
1976
National Historic Landmark
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Duplicity
Directed by
Tony Gilroy
Nationality
USA, Germany
Year of production
2009
Cast
Clive Owen, Julia Roberts, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti
Building's role
Appreciable
Title
  Madagascar
Directed by
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Nationality
USA
Year of production
2005
Cast
Building's role
Marginal
 
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  The House on Carrol Street
Directed by
Peter Yates
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1988
Cast
Kelly McGillis, Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Jessica Tandy, Jonathan Hogan, Remak Ramsay, Kenneth Welsh
Building's role
Appreciable
Title
  North by Northwest
Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1959
Cast
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
Building's role
Appreciable
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Meridiani 116, marzo 2003 [New York], "Da vedere" p. 178 (176-179)
Kurt C. Schlichting, Grand Central Terminal. Railroads, Architecture and Engineering in New York, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
Casabella 661, novembre/november 1998 [Del recupero], pp. 36-47
Judith Dupré, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 1996, p. 57
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
sq.m. 194.249 (sq.ft. 2,090,880)
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Original construction (1867-1871) by John B. Snook.
Restoration plan (1995): Beyer, Blinder & Belle
Project architect of restoration plan (1995): James Rhodes
 
 
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