Grand Central Terminal is the most famous train station in the U.S. and has repeatedly been named the most beautiful station in the world. It is opened in February 1913. It’s the sixth most visited tourist attraction in the world, bringing in over 25,000,000 visitors annually. It also happens to have the most platforms of any station in the world, with 44 platforms set on two separate levels.
The current Grand Central building was completed in 1913 and designed by the architectural firms of Reed and Stem and Warren and Wetmore. Reed and Stem was responsible for the overall design while Warren and Wetmore added the Beaux-Arts style architectural details that make the building so iconic. The iconic clock in the main concourse was designed by Henry Edward Bedford.