Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal is possibly one of the most beautiful interiors in NYC.  It covers 48 acres and has 44 platforms, more than any other railroad station in the world. The first building opened in 1871, the current Beaux-Arts style building was completed in 1913. The building was proposed to be town down to make way for more office tours, but was luckily saved through the efforts of many citizens of NYC including Jackie Kennedy. Today this building stands as one of the great landmarks in this city. You can do so much more than just take a train to Connecticut or Upstate… Read More

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Hearst Tower

The Hearst corporation has been around since 1887, growing from newspapers to magazines and television. The headquarters in NYC was originally built in 1928 at a cost of $2 million. This original building was saved and a newer 46 story headquarters built inside of it in 2008. The Hearst headquarters was one of the first “green” office buildings in NYC. The floor of the atrium is paved with heat conductive limestone. Tubing is embedded under the floor and filled with circulating water for cooling in the summer and heating in the winter. Rain collected on the roof is used in the cooling system,… Read More

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