Trainumentary Trivia: Chicago Union Station

In what year was the Great Hall inside Chicago Union Station originally completed? The answer can be found beneath the two photos below, which offer a glimpse of what the freshly renovated Great Hall looks like as of January 2016.

Photos c. 2016 by

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a. 1925

The Great Hall at Chicago’s train station was “…Originally designed by famed architect Daniel Burnham (“make no small plans, they have no magic to stir men’s blood”) and completed in 1925 by the Graham, Anderson, Probst and White Firm, the Great Hall is considered to be one of the greatest indoor spaces in the United States.” ~~ quote from

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