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New York circa 1905. “City Hall Post Office.” Designed by Alfred Mullett, completed in 1880 and demolished in 1939, the building was derided as “Mullett’s Monstrosity” by its numerous critics.....I think it was gorgeous!

New York City, City Hall Post Office. Designed by Alfred Mullett, completed in 1880 and demolished in the building was derided as “Mullett’s Monstrosity” by its numerous critics

Excavations for Grand Central Station, New York City. 1908. [1024x823]

Excavations for Grand Central Station, New York City. Amazing how much this area has changed in 100 years. It is so dense now, buildings everywhere. It's so densely built up that it's hard to even pick out grand central.

New York City, c.1871, The original Grand Central Depot Railway Station in New York,  demolished to make way for the current Grand Central Station

New York City, The original Grand Central Depot Railway Station in New York, demolished to make way for the current Grand Central Station

Three point perspective (see how the beams of light converge)

Grand Central Terminal (incorrectly labeled as Station.) New York City 1929 Photo by Hal Morey (Image from the NYC Transit Museum)

Grand Central Terminal: The original plan from 1910.  This was the beginning of the 'Terminal City' plan, a group of linking buildings with similar design. Sadly, many of those buildings were never built, and those that were have been torn down during the furor of the midtown skyscraper boom.

This was the beginning of the 'Terminal City' plan, a group of linking buildings with similar design. Sadly, many of those buildings were never built, and those that were have been torn down during the furor of the midtown skyscraper boom.

The station, shown here in 1899, took more around 15 years to build

Happy 100th birthday, Grand Central Station! New York's Old Lady celebrates centenary with spectacular pictures that show she's still going strong

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