1955 Chicago Union Station Booklet: Cross-Roads of the Nation - Metropolitan Planning Council

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1955 Chicago Union Station Booklet: Cross-Roads of the Nation

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This 1950s booklet was produced by the railroads that then owned Chicago Union Station to promote the terminal's  modern amenities and luxurious cross-country trains. When the station was at its peak, it boasted everything from a women's lounge and nursery to a jail. Today, this piece serves as an inspiration for both the transportation and Placemaking enhancements planned in the Chicago Union Station Master Plan.

Thanks to David L. Phillips at TranSystems for hunting this down and scanning it.

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