The Railroad Station: An Architectural History
Profusely illustrated book chronicles the evolution of the architecture of the railroad station in both Europe and America from the 1830s to the 1950s. "Carefully documented by all the apparatus of exacting scholarship, and even better by a fascinating collection of more than 230 pictures." — The New York Times.
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19th-century aesthetic American stations arched archi architect architecture Art Nouveau Author’s Bahnhof Baltimore baroque Berlin Boston building built century Chicago City classical concourse Courtesy cross-platform curved Depot domes Drawing by Jack eclecticism Eliel Saarinen engineer entrance Euston example Exterior facade feet wide ﬁg ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂanked ﬂoor Gare de l’Est Gare du Nord George Gilbert Scott glass cages Gothic Grand Central Station hall Hauptbahnhof Haven head-house illustrated inﬂuence Interior of train-shed iron Italian villa Jack Rose John King’s Cross Leipzig Léonce Reynaud lines Liverpool London Louis Mass Matthew Digby Wyatt modern monumental oﬂice original Pancras Paris passengers pavilions Pennsylvania Railroad Pennsylvania Station period phase Philadelphia picturesque eclecticism platforms railroad station railroad style reﬂected Richard Upjohn Romanesque roof shed signiﬁcant span Station Fig Street Station structure terminal tion towers tracks train-shed trains truss two-sided Union Station vaults Victorian waiting room