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Union Station in Architectural Digest

Union Station in Architectural Digest

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST NAMES UNION STATION ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TRAIN STATIONS IN THE WORLD

Union Station Los Angeles was recently selected as one of the awe-inspiring gems in Architectural Digest's article "The 37 Most Beautiful Train Stations in the World".

Check out the full article HERE. Then come by and see the Station's breathtaking Spanish Colonial and Art Deco architecture for yourself.

"Beautiful train stations are arguably a city’s most treasured architectural landmark. Whether it’s on your daily commute or on daring adventures across the globe, you’d be amazed to find that some of the world’s most stunning architecture can be found in train stations." - AD

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Discovering Union Station

Discovering Union Station

Check out our revealing new video Discovering Union Station on YouTube.

Hosted by Naz Perez, the comprehensive behind-the-scenes video explores the history, hidden gems and architectural highlight throughout this iconic downtown destination and features:

  • The Ticket Concourse
  • The Entry Vestibule
  • The Waiting Room
  • The North & South Patios
  • The Passageway
  • The Fred Harvey
  • Union Station East

Get to know this historic and beloved Los Angeles landmark and discover what makes the Station a modern day destination through Discovering Union Station.

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Free Covid-19 Testing

Free Covid-19 Testing

9:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M. MONDAY - SATURDAY: UNION STATION EAST

Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) in partnership with Curogram is offering free PCR COVID-19 testing at Union Station.

Walk-up only. No appointment needed.

To expedite the process, it is recommended that you pre-register prior to your arrival by filling out the consent form linked below. Please allow for extended wait times upon arrival.

Click here to pre-register

Regular operating hours are Monday - Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The kiosk is located at Union Station East; next to the stairwell, before exiting to Patsaouras Bus Plaza.

The test is free, whether or not you have insurance.

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We Are… Portraits of Metro Riders by Local Artists

We Are… Portraits of Metro Riders by Local Artists

PASSAGEWAY ART GALLERY EXHIBIT AT UNION STATION NOW OPEN

Metro riders are invited to contribute selfies and personal stories of transit using the hashtag #SomosWeAre

Celebrating the diversity of Los Angeles County and the community of transit riders, We Are…Portraits of Metro Riders by Local Artists is an exhibition featuring portraits presented throughout the Metro system and online. Each rider portrait has a story that is personal and universal, intimate and immediate— a single story among the many stories of 840,000 daily riders on Metro, and each told by an artist with ties to neighborhoods served by Metro.

The We Are… exhibition displays 35 new artworks in the Union Station Passageway Art Gallery along with additional artworks in an expanded online gallery.

To view all images in the online We Are gallery, click here.

Featured artists in the Passageway Art Gallery are Aiseborn, Eric Almanza, Kristina Ambriz, Jazmine Atienza, Susu Attar, Christen Austin, Moses X. Ball, Daniel Barajas, Chelle Barbour, April Bey, Javier Carrillo, Carolyn Castaño, Gregg Chadwick, Sean Cheetham, Cat Ferraz, Carla Jay Harris, Alepsis Hernández, Bodeck Luna Hernandez, Lanise Howard, Bryan Ida, Sheila Karbassian, Kaylynn Kim, Miles Lewis, José M. Loza, Cody Lusby, Rosalind McGary, Samuel Pace, Maria Piñeres, Adele Renault, LP Ǽkili Ross, Carlos Spivey, Edwin Ushiro, Dave Van Patten, J Michael Walker, Angela Willcocks.

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