The Hidden Side Of Grand Central Terminal

We’ve beeing enjoying Cheddar‘s NYC Revealed series, most recently this video on Grand Central Terminal. Growing up in the suburbs of NYC, Grand Central has always been a magical portal of a place to me and I’ll never turn down a chance to learn more about it. From massive commuter hub, to tourist destination, to Beaux-Arts wonder, Grand Central means many things to many different people. Even if you haven’t had the chance to see it for yourself, you probably have some kind of association through film or music (some of my favorites being Hitchcock’s Spellbound, Terry Gilliam’s The Fisher King, The New York Trains – a song by Woody Guthrie, and obviously Telephone by Lady Gaga). Anyway, check out the video for some Grand Central Terminal factoids, including how the famous ceiling mural was painted backwards.


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