The Cincinnati Union Terminal is a passenger railroad station. Cincinnati was a major centre of railroad traffic but that traffic was split over five stations. A decision was taken in 1928 to construct a union station. The principle architects were Alfred T Fellheimer and Steward Wagner. However, architects Paul Philippe Cret and Roland Wank were brought in as design consultants and Cret is credited with the building's art deco style. It features the largest semi-dome in the western hemisphere measuring 180ft wide and 106ft high.
Amtrak abandoned the station in 1971. In 1973 it was designated a historic landmark. It lay vacant for the next couple of decades before being saved and restored by the people of Cincinnati. The building is now home to a much reduced passenger rail terminal as well as museums, theatres and a library. Cincinnati Union Terminal was voted the 46th most popular architectural work in America in a 2007 American Institute of Architects poll. Our architectural sculpture is of the fabulous art deco entrance facade.
Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frames are made of etched brass. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.
Address: Cincinnati Union Terminal, 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203, United States.
|ARCHITECT||Paul Philippe Cret and Roland Wank|
|MATERIAL||Plaster, metal etching|
|LOCATION||1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203, USA.|
|DIMENSIONS||6.5in high, 11in wide, 2.5in deep & 4.5lb approximately.||TAGS||Cincinnati Union Terminal model. Architectural sculpture. Miniature building. ArchiModel, Cool, stylish modern bookends. Wall art inspired by architecture. gift for an architect, present for an architect, architect gift, architect present, architectural gift, architectural present,. Paul Philippe Cret and Roland Wank model, Art Deco architectural sculpture, Plaster, metal etching model building. Buy direct from the maker. Handmade in Britain.|
|Ze from Jersey City|
July 06 2020
Love the models. Also Gavin has been really patient and helpful with all my questions.
|Candice from West Coast, USA|
June 15 2020
The piece looks amazing and I am looking forward to ordering more to start a collection.
|Dan from South West England|
June 14 2020
All received thanks - v pleased with it
|Marie from London|
June 03 2020
I'm delighted with my model; it's more substantial than I expected & I love the white-ness & the green contrast of the window bars...Many thanks, I am well pleased with my model. (Also the packing, recyclable, thanks)
|Bob Mills from London|
February 01 2020
Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.
|Simon from Lewes|
January 29 2020
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|M from Florida|
January 25 2020
Fallingwater and Farnsworth House arrived today . They are perfect . Your shop has remarkable artists and craftsmen . Thanks again for these and past treasures.
|DCJ from Massachusetts |
December 26 2019
I am throughly delighted with the Chicago Cityscape model I received as a Holiday present. This is the perfect gift for lovers of architecture, history, maps and urban design. Thank you!
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