Union Station: Adding value and culture to DC

India Ibrahim

Union Station, one of the most busiest stations in the country, has a historical meaning that adds value and rich culture not only to the station itself but the city as a whole.

Many tourist and Washington residence who walk the halls of the storied station do not know the history behind it’s upbringing or appreciate the architecture. Rather they come for the glamorous setting and incredible restaurants .

“People come through here [the main hall] all day long and take pictures it’s so beautiful,” said Tony Summers a real estate developer who helps manage Union Station. As if on cue, Clay, a tourists from Indiana who was at Union Station for a quick lunch, said “It’s surprising to me. It’s a lot more than I thought.”