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.|
|REINHARD from GERMANY||January 13 2019|
|The pictures arrived today with me. I am very excited! The pictures are really fantastic! Thank you very much.|
|NICK ARMATA from BOSTON, MA USA||January 10 2019|
|Just got my model in the mail, such a great addition to me shelf! Not to mention the shipping was ridiculously fast for shipping halfway around the world! Thanks for providing such a great product, the only issue is which model to get next!. You guys are great; keep up the great work!|
|TRACEY NEWLOVE from SOUTH WALES||January 04 2019|
|The cityscape I order from you arrived safely and on time in Atlanta and son and daughter-in-law were delighted with their Christmas present. Our daughter-in-law is an illustrator and graphic designer and she loved the craftsmanship. You were a delight to do business with. Thank you.|
|STEPHEN WALKER from ILKLEY, YORKSHIRE||December 27 2018|
|We are delighted with the model of Venice. I was impressed by the model itself but you did a good job with the packaging too, the very fragile plasterwork arrived in good shape. I opted the unpainted option as the bright blue of the grand canal looked a bit garish. Presentation is good with the perspex cover. Just mulling over weather to leave it as is or figure out how to hang it on the wall. Thanks again, regards Steve Walker|
|MARCO from CANADA||December 27 2018|
|Happy Christmas guys, fantastic as always, pride of place on the fir place.|
|Eric Doctorow from Palm Springs||December 20 2018|
|Will you be making more Flatiron Building models?|
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