Articles tagged “grand central”

Grand Hyatt New York Will Give Way to a New Hotel and Retail Space

Grand Hyatt New York Will Give Way to a New Hotel and Retail Space

Patrick Clark and Lily Katz, Bloomberg

Midtown Manhattan is rapidly changing, thanks to new zoning laws, and Trump might be feeling edged out. One of his first big projects is being torn down forever, and who knows — maybe he'll get nostalgic. There will be taller buildings, and the Grand Central train station will get a facelift.

5 months ago

New York’s Grand Central Terminal Strives to Be a Destination in Its Own Right

New York’s Grand Central Terminal Strives to Be a Destination in Its Own Right

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Grand Central Terminal's main concourse is well known worldwide for its constellation-covered ceiling. But tourists who are willing to peek around its corners will find many more delights.

2 years ago

Manhattan to Get Another Skydeck and This One’s Near Grand Central Terminal

Manhattan to Get Another Skydeck and This One’s Near Grand Central Terminal

David M. Levitt, Bloomberg

Observation deck glut in Manhattan? With a couple new ones on the way, including one perched above Grand Central Terminal, tourists will have plenty to see -- although pricing won't be cheap.

3 years ago

Japan Tourism Brings Tradition and Sake to New York’s Grand Central Station

Japan Tourism Brings Tradition and Sake to New York’s Grand Central Station

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The high visibility of Vanderbilt Hall makes it a popular marketing spot worthy of the high price tag, but drilling down an exact ROI is almost impossible with an event like this that could impact travelers' decisions far into the future.

5 years ago

A day in the life of Grand Central Terminal by the numbers

A day in the life of Grand Central Terminal by the numbers

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Statistics are one of the only ways we can really comprehend the masses of New Yorkers and visitors that have buzzed around the terminal day in and day out for the past 100 years.

6 years ago

New York City’s historic transportation treasure Grand Central Terminal is about to turn 100

New York City’s historic transportation treasure Grand Central Terminal is about to turn 100

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Grand Central is entrenched in the city and country’s history and one only has to compare it to its ugly sister to the west, Penn Station, to recognize the specialness of its preservation.

7 years ago