Union Station’s reopening brought the transit station into a new era, but kept a lot of history as well. It’s history that a World War II widow relived this weekend because it was the last place she ever saw her husband alive.
The new Union Station boasts new restaurants, shops and a hotel. One of the goals of the renovation is to move Denver into the next century with the latest in transit technology, but the new station is also transforming the neighborhood.
It’s only four days away from the grand opening of Denver’s remodeled Union Station, and one of the highlights is the Crawford Hotel, named for Dana Crawford.
The Great Hall Gala on Friday — part of the kickoff for the reopening of Union Station in two weeks — raised more than $1 million for 50 local charities.
The new Crawford Hotel inside the remodeled Union Station is getting ready for guests.
The official grand opening of the new Union Station has been pushed back two weeks.
The Union Station redevelopment in Denver is being watched by transportation developers around the nation and around the world for its contemporary design and emphasis on commuter-friendly transit.
The newly redesigned Union Station transportation center doesn’t open to the public for several weeks, but officials on Friday gave members of the media a tour of the facility.
Amtrak service returned to Denver’s Union Station at the end of February, but it will soon be much more than just a transportation hub. Organizers announced Thursday that the station will have eight new restaurants and stores opening in July.
Renovations to Denver’s Union Station are expected to up the profile of Denver on a national level.