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Union Station Redevelopment Act of, 1981

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Union Station Redevelopment Act of, 1981

report (to accompany S. 1192)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Visitor Center -- Appropriations and expenditures

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 97-269
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14232396M

    In , Congress enacted the Union Station Redevelopment Act of , which called on Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole to develop an ambitious plan for the commercial development of the station with the goal of making it financially self-sufficient. A unique public/private partnership was formed to faithfully restore the building to its. Denver Union Station is the main railway station and central transportation hub in Denver, is located at 17th and Wynkoop Streets in the present-day LoDo district and includes the historic terminal building, a train shed, a gate underground bus facility, and light rail station. A station was first opened on the site on June 1, , but burnt down in Location: Wynkoop Street, Wewatta .

    Ten years later, Union Station closed. Three years later, Congress enacted the Union Station Redevelopment Act of The goal was to make Union Station self-sufficient. Three years of renovation and $ million later, Union Station re-opened on Sept. 29, And today, there are over 25 million visitors per year to the station.   Washington Union Station is a major train station, transportation hub, and leisure destination in Washington, D.C. Opened in , it is Amtrak's headquarters and the .

    Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, Washington D. C. K likes. Preserving the history of Union Station while developing its future.   Union Station has undergone some major restorations over the past century. Congress enacted the Union Station Redevelopment Act of to bring Union Station up to date. Work started in and in the $ - $ million restoration was completed – at the time this was the largest restoration project in the United States.


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Union Station Redevelopment Act of, 1981 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

S. (97th). An original bill to amend the National Visitor Center Facilities Act of to provide for the rehabilitation and completion of Union Station in Washington, D. C., and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Get this from a library. Union Station Redevelopment Act of, report (to accompany S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.]. Shown Here:Passed Senate amended (11/23/) Union Station Redevelopment Act of - Amends the National Visitor Center Facilities Act of to direct the Secretary of the Interior, upon request of the Secretary of Transportation, to assign to the latter all of the former's right, title, and interest in the Union Station complex.

Get this from a library. Union Station Redevelopment Act of Public Law 95 Stat. [Covington & Burling,]. 11/23/Passed Senate amended. (Measure passed Senate, amended) Union Station Redevelopment Act of - Amends the National Visitor Center Facilities Union Station Redevelopment Act of of to direct the Secretary of the Interior, upon request of the Secretary of Transportation, to assign to the latter all of the former's right, title, and interest in the Union Station complex.

And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Union Station Redevelopment Act of identified core functions of WUS and influenced the selection of the program elements listed below. 3 Many elements are shared across all concepts, as shown in Figures 4 -1 through below: 1.

Tracks and Platforms – The tracks and platforms provide space for trains and their. InCongress passed the Union Station Redevelopment Act in an effort to preserve the historic integrity of the station while advancing its useful purpose to the region.

Once passed, the act resulted in the founding of USRC inestablished to represent the best interests of the station. Union Station’s low point came in when a driving rain sent pieces of the ceiling, already damaged by a leaky roof, crashing down into the main waiting room.

Most of the building had to be closed, which disrupted travel for the growing number of Amtrak passengers. InCongress passed the Union Station Redevelopment Act.

Through the Union Station Redevelopment Act ofCongress created what would be at the time the largest public-private venture in U.S. history, and with tremendous federal, city, and neighborhood support, the station was restored to its former glory.

Table of Contents. General Legislation: [PDF] Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1 ; Economic Recovery Tax Act of (Rehabilitation Tax Credit) 9 ; Fee Authority 15 Union Station Redevelopment Act of ; Appendix (Full Text of Omnibus Legislation): [PDF].

Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, Washington D. K likes. Preserving the history of Union Station while developing its ers: 2K. incomplete and that Union Station had serious structural defects 10 In addition. the center led to generate much public interest and revenue, and ifain DOI closed the center.

• Congress passesthe Union Station Redevelopment Act 11 The act. authorized DOI to transfer its rights and interest in Union Station to DOT and. Decem I am pleased to sign into law today S.

the Union Station Redevelopment Act of I know that the leadership in the House and Senate and Secretary Lewis at the Department of Transportation have worked hard to develop this legislation.

Design of the Union Station served as the basis for other monumental buildings in Washington. By the late s, the station building started to deteriorate and was in danger of being demolished. To save the building, the Redevelopment Act of was enacted.

A $m restoration and revitalisation plan was undertaken for the station under the act. InCongress passed the Union Station Redevelopment Act. It stated that, “the Secretary of Transportation shall provide for the rehabilitation and redevelopment of the Union Station complex primarily as a multiple-use transportation terminal serving the Nation’s Capital, and secondarily as a commercial complex, in accordance with the following goals:Completed: Apr, United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be Union station cited as the "Union Station Redevelopment Act of ".

ASTigsi"^" * SEC. The Congress finds and declares that— 40 use 80i note. (1) Union Station in Washington, District of Columbia, com- 40 use sii note. missioned by Congress indesigned by Daniel H. Bumham. As a result, Congress enacted the Redevelopment Act of Under the Redevelopment Act, Union Station’s lease was transferred from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Transportation (USDOT), which began the process to transform the station into a thriving transportation terminal and commercial center.

President Ronald Reagan signed the Union Station Redevelopment Act into law on December As a result of the Redevelopment Act ofUnion Station was closed for restoration and (s): Northeast Corridor, RF&P Subdivision.

Congress passed the Union Station Redevelopment Act ofwhich created the largest public-private partnership in the United States at the time.

Beyond the massive restoration plan, Union Station also benefited from the new Washington Metro and the restoration of rail commuter service to the DC region. InCongress enacted the Union Station Redevelopment Act of to preserve Union Station as a national treasure.

The restoration took two years and cost $ million.The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation commemorate the completion of construction inside Washington, D.C.'s Union Station.Bythe building was in total disarray, leading to the structure being closed to the public and prompting Congress to pass the Union Station Redevelopment Act.

Union Station reopened in with restored elements and three new levels of retail space. Its next difficulty arose from an earthquake that shook DC in August of