Grand Central Terminal; Then and Now

The station synonymous with hustle and bustle in the big city, Grand Central Terminal, is celebrating it’s 100th birthday.

The commemorate the New York City landmark, NBC has collected various photographs from throughout the ages. From it’s construction, to the celebrities who caught their trains there. Even photographs detailing the famous architecture and landmarks such as the notorious clock.

A busy crowd on an average day at Grand Central, Jan. 25, 2013 (Source: Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
A busy crowd on an average day at Grand Central, Jan. 25, 2013 (Source: Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
A sunny day in 1930 at Grand Central Terminal (Source: Hal Morey/ Getty Images)
A sunny day in 1930 at Grand Central Terminal
(Source: Hal Morey/ Getty Images)

 

A view from inside the world's largest Tiffany clock, which calls Grand Central home. (Source: Justin Lane/ EPA)
A view from inside the world’s largest Tiffany clock, which calls Grand Central home. (Source: Justin Lane/ EPA)

 

Actress Marilyn Monroe, seen in 1955 at Grand Central Terminal (Source: Michael Ochs Archives via Getty Images)
Actress Marilyn Monroe, seen in 1955 at Grand Central Terminal
(Source: Michael Ochs Archives via Getty Images)

 

The famous clock in the middle of Grand Central Terminal. (Source: Justin Lane/EPA)
The famous clock in the middle of Grand Central Terminal.
(Source: Justin Lane/EPA)

 

A 1950s man inside Grand Central Terminal, en route to 42nd Street. (Source: Three Lions via Getty Images)
A 1950s man inside Grand Central Terminal, en route to 42nd Street. (Source: Three Lions via Getty Images)

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“The photos aren’t the only part of the birthday festivities. Many celebrations will be taking place including musical performances as well as the opening of the ‘Grand by Design; A Centennial Celebration of Grand Central Terminal’ exhibit which runs for 6 weeks starting Feb 1.

The station has certainly come along way, and aged gracefully. Happy Birthday!

(Via NBC Photo Blog)

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