11 Beautiful Train Stations That Fell To the Wrecking Ball....

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  1. HellsKitchenmanNYC

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    That is amazing how things happen like that. Where I live--this happens a lot. It is a shame.
     
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    Tis true. I'm wearing my Frank Lloyd Wright merit badge to bed tnite! I swear! Amongst other architects badges!
     
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    Man, my town could use some Frank Lloyd Wright with so much wrong with the upscale 1.5 mil and up condos being built with no one moving in them.:eek:
     
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    Some amazing buildings there, Hells! It's a pity to lose 'em. :(

    Altho I have to say those feeder ramps at the tail-end of the highway are pretty damn impressive. ;)

    They've just renovated St/ Pancras over here - now looks pretty cool:

    http://www.architecture.com/Images/...don/LO132-StPancras2(c)PaulChilds_530x375.gif
    http://www.stpancras.com/UploadDocs/News/Images/St-Pancras-shed-large.jpg


    The exterior is featured in Harry Potter (Chamber of Secrets):

    http://www.findhogwarts.com/FindHogwartsPics/flyingcar1.jpg
    http://www.erasofelegance.com/arts/architecture/pancras.jpg
     
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    The man with the gold makes the rules.
     
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    That's the Golden Rule, dude. ;)

    Pity Gordon Brown didn't remember that, when he flogged all ours off in exchange for Euros... :(
     
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    Here is out town's train station. Although its no where as large as the buildings in this thread, its style makes it very special and unique. It once stood in danger of being tear down but was saved by a few forward thinking people of our town.
    Since being spared an untimely death, it has served several purposes including a restaurant and bar.
    I love this building and often when near will drive by just to enjoy it.
     
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    I like it, man. Wouldn't mind goin somewhere like that for a coffee or a beer, haha.
     
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    There are not many local stations I have seen, but the San Jose Diridon Station has a nice central building. Granted it is not especially unique but it is somewhat interesting. Just go to wikipedia and type in "Diridon Station" and there are two pictures.
     
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