Union Station gets a major makeover, 133 years after trains first ran

The Denver Post

The center section of Denver Union Station was destroyed by fire. That was in 1894. The waiting room was torn down; several years later it would be rebuilt in a neoclassical style. That was in 1914. Plan Metro Denver and the Burlington Northern Railroad each drew up plans to turn the station into a multimodal facility, with trains to the airport, Boulder, local buses and a Front Range Metroliner. That was in the 1970s. And now the venerable transportation queen is to become a hotel, bus station, light-rail station, entertainment center, home to Amtrak intercity trains and a line to Denver International Airport.

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