Grand Central Terminal Centennial Celebration Kicks Off February 1
"GRAND BY DESIGN" EXHIBIT OPENS
February 1 also marks the opening of " Grand by Design: A Centennial Celebration of Grand Central Terminal," a major new exhibition produced by the New York Transit Museum that showcases, in dramatic multimedia fashion, the history and impact of Grand Central in its first century. "Grand by Design" reveals how the iconic building shaped modern New York and still determines its future. The exhibit runs through March 15, 2013. A companion book, Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark, by New York Transit Museum staff and author Anthony W. Robins, will be published February 1.
Activities continue in Grand Central Terminal's Main Concourse throughout the day with appearances by: youth performers from NYC-based
Dancing Classrooms who were featured in the award-winning documentary "Mad Hot Ballroom"; acclaimed contemporary dance company
+ Company; performances by the
Knicks City Dancers and
Knicks City Kids dance teams; LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester's Grand Central Terminal replica made from than 5,000 LEGO bricks; electronic violinist and Trans-Siberian Orchestra soloist
; and a closing performance by Grammy Award-winning band
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks ("Boardwalk Empire").
Retailers throughout Grand Central Terminal will participate in Centennial celebrations February 1, offering free giveaways and special deals to shoppers throughout the day, as well as select items sold at 1913 prices (i.e. five-cent cups of coffee).
ACTIVITIES THROUGH 2013
The Grand Central Terminal Centennial celebration continues throughout 2013, with a wide variety of events and activities that underscore the Terminal's impact on New York, as well as the history and enduring appeal of rail travel. Full details are available at www.grandcentralterminal.com, and on Facebook (facebook.com/GrandCentralTerminal) and Twitter (@GrandCentralNYC and #GCT100).
Target is the presenting sponsor of the Grand Central Terminal Centennial celebration. Additional sponsors include The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel, global commercial real estate services firm CBRE, Inc., New York-based food brand Carvel Corporation, and Columbia Business School. WABC-TV and The New York Times are media partners.MEDIA CONTACT: John Michael Kennedy, Goodman Media International, firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-576-2700
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