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During the Covid-19 quarantine, we are featuring beautiful and architecturally interesting transit stations. Passenger trains pull in just a few times a week to this 1930s-era terminal that now serves primarily as home to three museums, a theater, and a historical library.
This Art Deco temple to transportation features a dark green terrazzo fountain, delicate bas-relief carvings, and a massive clock that glows with neon light at night. Historic restoration at Union Terminal was completed in 2018.
During the Covid-19 quarantine, we are featuring beautiful and architecturally interesting transit stations. Amtrak previously used the historic Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) Station, also known as Sunset Station. It was designed by SP’s architect Daniel J. Patterson in the Spanish Mission Revival style, and built in 1902. The train station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.