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People huddle against the information kiosk in Grand (Credit: AP, 1977)

People huddle against the information kiosk in Grand Central Terminal after being stranded by a power failure in the city, its boroughs and some neighboring areas. Grand Central is a crossroad for commuter trains and subways. The clock on the kiosk has the correct time, but the clock at upper left stopped when the power failed. (July 14, 1977)

Grand Central Station through the years

A look in photos of Grand Central Station through the years. February 2013 will mark the station's 100-year anniversary.

Grand Central Terminal under construction in 1912.
(Credit: AP, 1912)

Grand Central Terminal under construction in 1912.

Grand Central Terminal in New York City. The
(Credit: AP, 1913)

Grand Central Terminal in New York City. The railway station and building was designed by Reed & Stem, Warren & Wetmore, and opened on Feb. 2, 1913.

The Grand Central Terminal's main concourse during the
(Credit: AP, 1941)

The Grand Central Terminal's main concourse during the opening ceremonies of a government mural above the mezzanine level, dedicated to encourage Americans to buy savings bonds and stamps in support of the war. (Dec. 14, 1941)

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A man and woman talk together as people
(Credit: AP, 1941)

A man and woman talk together as people pass through the Main Concourse of New York's Grand Central Terminal -- commonly known as Grand Central Station -- in Midtown Manhattan, in October 1941.

Sunlight streams through the windows in the concourse
(Credit: AP, 1954)

Sunlight streams through the windows in the concourse at Grand Central Terminal in New York City in 1954.

A well-stocked, brightly lighter hosiery shop, one of
(Credit: AP, 1962)

A well-stocked, brightly lighter hosiery shop, one of many underground establishments in New York, attracts several prospective customers who have just stepped off the subway at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. (Feb. 13, 1962)

Supporters of the
(Credit: AP, 1975)

Supporters of the "Committee to Save Grand Central Station" (l to r) architect Philip Johnson, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis,Bess Myerson, and congressman Ed Koch leave Grand Central Terminal after holding a news conference in an attempt to prevent the construction of an office tower over the city's landmark train station. (Jan. 30, 1975)

People huddle against the information kiosk in Grand
(Credit: AP, 1977)

People huddle against the information kiosk in Grand Central Terminal after being stranded by a power failure in the city, its boroughs and some neighboring areas. Grand Central is a crossroad for commuter trains and subways. The clock on the kiosk has the correct time, but the clock at upper left stopped when the power failed. (July 14, 1977)

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A one-and-a-half ton cast iron eagle spreads its
(Credit: AP, 1999)

A one-and-a-half ton cast iron eagle spreads its wings above the entrance to Grand Central Terminal's indoor food market in New York. The eagle, one of perhaps 12 that adorned the the roof of the station until 1910, was returned to it's perch. (Oct. 18, 1999)

A view of Grand Central Terminal seen between
(Credit: AP, 2007)

A view of Grand Central Terminal seen between granite columns. (Jan. 12, 2007)

Pianist Marco Benevento plays at a news conference
(Credit: AP, 2008)

Pianist Marco Benevento plays at a news conference announcing the 2008 JVC Jazz Festival line-up in Grand Central Terminal, New York. (April 8, 2008)

Gabriella Mayfield of Lake Isabella, California bowls in
(Credit: Charles Eckert, 2011)

Gabriella Mayfield of Lake Isabella, California bowls in the 14th Annual Teen Master's Bowling Championship. For the first time, Grand CentralTerminal's Vanderbilt Hall was transformed into a bowling alley. Mayfield went on to win the match. (Aug. 03, 2011)

An Apple employee polishes a display before the
(Credit: AP, 2011)

An Apple employee polishes a display before the 23,000-square-foot personal electronics business opens in Grand Central Terminal. (Dec. 7, 2011)

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A commuter stands under the new Centennial Logo
(Credit: Getty Images, 2012)

A commuter stands under the new Centennial Logo after it was unveiled at Grand Central Terminal in New York. Designed by the award-winning firm Pentagram, Grand Central's new logo takes as its inspiration one of the landmark building's most well-known icons, the clock atop the main hall information booth. Grand Central Terminal will celebrate its 100th anniversary celebration beginning in February 2013. (March 20, 2012)

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