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Downtown Kansas City and Union Station From the top of the World War One Liberty Memorial

The most photographed building in Kansas City
The third largest Union Station in the United States

This fully restored 1914 Kansas City Landmark
Is the City's most prominent destination for entertainment and cultural activities

One of the Two South Entrances to the Grand Lobby

The Station is home to a permanent Rail Exhibit with vintage rail cars, an interactive Science Center
A Theater featuring giant-screen movies and live theater, fine Restaurants
Unique shops, spaces for meetings and events and much more

You can still catch the train at Union Station
Once again among Amtrak's busiest stops

One of several Restaurants is located in the Main Lobby of the Station

Once the home of the historic Fred Harvey Restaurant and Lunchroom
The Harvey House Diner now serves up a full breakfast menu all day long

100 foot high ceilings, beautufully decorated

On the Right, Entrance to Amtrack ticketing and departures from Union Station

One of the Two South Main Entrances

Entrance on the Right to the Main Waiting Room

"Meet Me Under the Clock"
The Station's most famous icon, the Clock - at 6-1/2 feet across and 3 feet thick
Weighs a half-ton ~ Light illuminates the enormous clock face

Ringing in New Year's "under the clock" evolved into a KC tradition
Throughout the 1930s, as many as 15,000 revelers packed the Grand Hall and Waiting Room each December 31
Union Station's New Year's Eve then parties ended ~ With the Station reopening in 1999, the tradition was renewed

The Main Waiting Room for Arrivals and departures for 12 Trunk Lines
In the early days One of the busiest Rail Stations in the country

Science City Fountain Dedicated when the Union Station re-opened in 1999
The Science City Fountain was a gift from American Century Investments

A view from the North end of the Main Waiting room toward the clock and lobby

On the Left, Exit to more restaurants and the elevated Walkway to the Crown Center Hotel

An Information Booth in the Main Lobby

Looking toward the Western Entrance from the escalator from the lower level

Service from this restaurant on the Lobby floor or on the raised Deck

Just across Pershing Road, a parting view from the lower grounds of the Liberty Memorial

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